IAQ & Ventilation http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7348/more en Calendar of HVACR Training and Education Events http://hpac.com/archive/calendar-hvacr-training-and-education-events <div class="node-body article-body">Are you looking to expand your knowledge and/or sharpen your skills in a particular area of HVACR? Do you have certification requirements you need to meet? Here is a list of upcoming industry education and training events.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/calendar-hvacr-training-and-education-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/calendar-hvacr-training-and-education-events#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Archive Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:44:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com Globalization of the HVAC Industry and the U.S.’s Place in It http://hpac.com/blog/globalization-hvac-industry-and-us-s-place-it <div class="node-body blog-body">Air conditioning perhaps is one of the last global industries in which the United States plays a significant role, but that could be changing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/clarks-remarks">Clark&#039;s Remarks</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/globalization-hvac-industry-and-us-s-place-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/globalization-hvac-industry-and-us-s-place-it#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:10:00 +0000 14381 at http://hpac.com <p>Ivary</p> What Owners Need to Know About ... Rooftop-Unit Maintenance http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/what-owners-need-know-about-rooftop-unit-maintenance <div class="field-byline"> By MICHAEL WEST, PhD, PE, Melbourne, Fla., and RICHARD COMBES, PhD, PE, Beaufort, S.C., AdvanTek Consulting Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Impacts of deferred maintenance and a strategy for mitigating them </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In buildings across the country, reductions in operating budgets are delaying important equipment upkeep. This article discusses impacts of deferring maintenance on rooftop package units and outlines a cost-based preventive-maintenance protocol.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/what-owners-need-know-about-rooftop-unit-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/what-owners-need-know-about-rooftop-unit-maintenance#comments Air Conditioning IAQ & Ventilation Silver Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:59:00 +0000 14291 at http://hpac.com Westersoe/iStock Pressurizing With Dust Collectors http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/pressurizing-dust-collectors <div class="field-byline"> By PABLO ROCASERMENO, Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), Jonesboro, Ark. </div> <div class="field-deck"> An air-cleaning strategy for non-manufacturing areas in plants </div> <div class="node-body article-body">High-efficiency dust collectors are best known for maintaining cleanliness in industrial manufacturing spaces. But offices, conference areas, control rooms, server rooms, and similar spaces in these facilities also require protection—against dust infiltration from nearby manufacturing processes and particulate contaminants in outdoor air.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/pressurizing-dust-collectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/pressurizing-dust-collectors#comments IAQ & Ventilation Silver Wed, 08 Oct 2014 19:55:00 +0000 14271 at http://hpac.com 10 Tips for Designing and Specifying Industrial Fans http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/10-tips-designing-and-specifying-industrial-fans <div class="field-byline"> By THE INDUSTRIAL PROCESS AND POWER GENERATION MARKET GROUP OF AIR MOVEMENT AND CONTROL ASSOCIATION (AMCA) INTERNATIONAL </div> <div class="field-deck"> Advice for maximizing fan-system performance and minimizing cost of ownership </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For the highest performance and lowest cost of ownership of an industrial fan system, follow these design, installation, and operation and maintenance tips.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/10-tips-designing-and-specifying-industrial-fans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/10-tips-designing-and-specifying-industrial-fans#comments IAQ & Ventilation Silver Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:25:00 +0000 14261 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1932 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1932 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Being in the midst of the Great Depression, 1932 saw many people and businesses struggle, but always looking ahead to the future. Americans held their heads high in the Winter Olympics at Lake Placid and at the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly the transatlantic flight solo, and in Washington, D.C., the FBI Crime Lab officially opened. Here you can view a sample of some advertisers who were not afraid to look ahead!</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1932" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1932#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:19:00 +0000 14151 at http://hpac.com HVAC in Popular Movies: Did Hollywood Get It Right? http://hpac.com/galleries/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right <div class="node-body article-body">Hollywood long has been known for—ahem—taking liberties with the truth (just ask any composite character). In this video gallery, longtime HPAC Engineering Editorial Advisory Board member Ron Wilkinson, a professional engineer who moonlights as a film critic, takes a look at 13 movies and three TV series whose makers were not about to let HVAC fundamentals get in the way of a good story.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Heating IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:18:00 +0000 12911 at http://hpac.com <p>Vince Vaughn (back), Julianne Moore, Jeff Goldblum, and an unexpected guest in a scene from 1997&#39;s &quot;The Lost World: Jurassic Park,&quot; the sequel to &quot;Jurassic Park.&quot; (Photo by Getty Images)</p> Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images ASHRAE Proposes Alternate Compliance Path in IAQ Standard http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/ashrae-proposes-alternate-compliance-path-iaq-standard <div class="node-body article-body">An alternate compliance path for existing buildings is one of six proposed addenda to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2013, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, open for public comment until Oct. 5.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/ashrae-proposes-alternate-compliance-path-iaq-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/ashrae-proposes-alternate-compliance-path-iaq-standard#comments IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:57:00 +0000 14051 at http://hpac.com New HVACR Products, September 2014 http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-september-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Products for September include water-cooled chillers, an extreme-weather protection grille, a rotary duct liner, a high-performance combination louver, and an online instructional video.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-september-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-september-2014#comments Galleries IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:26:00 +0000 14031 at http://hpac.com What Owners Need to Know About ... School Fall/Winter HVAC Maintenance http://hpac.com/heating/what-owners-need-know-about-school-fallwinter-hvac-maintenance <div class="field-byline"> By JAMES G. MACMILLAN, PE, LEED AP BD+C; Karpinski Engineering; Cleveland, Ohio </div> <div class="field-deck"> Seven tips for keeping K-12 schools in session and under budget </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fall and winter HVAC maintenance has unique challenges. Proper planning, inspection, and response are critical to successful and cost-effective building operation. Here are seven tips for keeping K-12 schools in session and under budget.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/what-owners-need-know-about-school-fallwinter-hvac-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/what-owners-need-know-about-school-fallwinter-hvac-maintenance#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Silver Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:36:00 +0000 13971 at http://hpac.com