IAQ & Ventilation http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7348/more en Sounding Board (Letters to the HPAC Engineering Editor), January 2015 http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/sounding-board-letters-hpac-engineering-editor-january-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">One reader weighs in on health-care-associated infections, while another remembers the late Bill Coad.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/sounding-board-letters-hpac-engineering-editor-january-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/sounding-board-letters-hpac-engineering-editor-january-2015#comments IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:08:00 +0000 15611 at http://hpac.com Credit: Mega_Pixel 2015 AHR Expo Product Report http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-ahr-expo-product-report <div class="node-body gallery-body">The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) returned to the Windy City in 2015. Here is your guide to some of what you may have missed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-ahr-expo-product-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-ahr-expo-product-report#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:19:00 +0000 15511 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Innovative HVACR Solutions, January 2015 http://hpac.com/archive/gallery-innovative-hvacr-solutions-january-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The latest products from HPAC Engineering advertisers. Features packaged outdoor mechanical rooms, a scale-removal system, skid packaged boiler systems, and more!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/gallery-innovative-hvacr-solutions-january-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/gallery-innovative-hvacr-solutions-january-2015#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Archive Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:12:00 +0000 15501 at http://hpac.com 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 AHR Expo Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Archive Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:45:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com AMCA International’s Certified Ratings Program http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/amca-international-s-certified-ratings-program <div class="field-byline"> By JOE BROOKS, LISA ULLRICH, and MICHAEL IVANOVICH, Air Movement and Control Association International, Arlington Heights, Ill. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Ensuring you get the peace of mind that comes with specifying AMCA-certified products </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article corrects common misconceptions about Air Movement and Control Association International’s Certified Ratings Program and provides some exemplary language to aid specification.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/amca-international-s-certified-ratings-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/amca-international-s-certified-ratings-program#comments IAQ & Ventilation Silver Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:02:00 +0000 15401 at http://hpac.com <p>Power roof ventilator being tested with a dynamometer.</p> What Owners Need to Know About ... Green-Building Rating Systems http://hpac.com/archive/what-owners-need-know-about-green-building-rating-systems <div class="field-deck"> A look at LEED, Green Globes, ENERGY STAR, and the Living Building Challenge </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With so many choices, it is important for facility owners to have at least a nodding familiarity with the various building rating systems. This article takes a look at LEED, Green Globes, ENERGY STAR, and the Living Building Challenge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/what-owners-need-know-about-green-building-rating-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/what-owners-need-know-about-green-building-rating-systems#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Archive Silver Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:40:00 +0000 15371 at http://hpac.com abluecup9/iStock 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 Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:19:00 +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 The Future of HVAC and the ‘Internet of Things’ http://hpac.com/building-controls/future-hvac-and-internet-things <div class="field-byline"> By PAUL RAUKER, Daikin Applied, Minneapolis, Minn. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Connectivity and intelligence to rule HVAC in commercial buildings </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The “Internet of Things” is not some abstract, futuristic concept. Though still in its infancy, it is a reality for the HVAC industry, with the potential for capabilities and benefits that are truly awe-inspiring.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/future-hvac-and-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/future-hvac-and-internet-things#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Silver Thu, 08 Jan 2015 03:03:00 +0000 15241 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: In Case You Missed It: The Best of HPAC Engineering 2014 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-case-you-missed-it-best-hpac-engineering-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Counting down the most-viewed content posted on HPAC.com in 2014 ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-case-you-missed-it-best-hpac-engineering-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-case-you-missed-it-best-hpac-engineering-2014#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:50:00 +0000 15141 at http://hpac.com <p>kalawin jongpo/iStock</p> The Night Before Christmas (South Florida Version) http://hpac.com/blog/night-christmas-south-florida-version <div class="node-body blog-body">'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, the computer was off and the wireless mouse. ...</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/night-christmas-south-florida-version" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/night-christmas-south-florida-version#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Wed, 24 Dec 2014 03:40:00 +0000 15131 at http://hpac.com