Motors / Drives http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7349/more en Calendar of HVACR Training and Education Events http://hpac.com/training/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> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/training/calendar-hvacr-training-and-education-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/training/calendar-hvacr-training-and-education-events#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Training Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Sun, 22 May 2016 20:51:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1942 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1942 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the United States having entered the second world war, print advertisers focused on strong and pro-American imagery in 1942. Calls to action included donating scrap for the war effort, enlisting in the war effort, and defending America at all costs. This article features advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1942.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1942" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1942#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 18 May 2016 18:23:00 +0000 24771 at http://hpac.com NovaTorque 2,400-rpm Permanent-Magnet Electronically Commutated Motors http://hpac.com/new-products/novatorque-2400-rpm-permanent-magnet-electronically-commutated-motors <div class="node-body article-body">NovaTorque has introduced 2,400-rpm versions of its 3-hp through 15-hp permanent-magnet electronically commutated motors.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/novatorque-2400-rpm-permanent-magnet-electronically-commutated-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/novatorque-2400-rpm-permanent-magnet-electronically-commutated-motors#comments New Products Products Motors / Drives Mon, 02 May 2016 19:25:00 +0000 24151 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1941 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1941 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In 1941, print advertising focused intensely on patriotism and American support, using robust war imagery and pro-American messages. This article contains a selection of advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1941.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1941" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1941#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:45:00 +0000 23601 at http://hpac.com Yaskawa America Inc. Promotes Knapek to CEO http://hpac.com/motors-drives/yaskawa-america-inc-promotes-knapek-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">Yaskawa America Inc. today announced the promotion of Mike Knapek, president and chief operating officer of the Drives & Motion Division, to the position of chief executive officer.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/motors-drives/yaskawa-america-inc-promotes-knapek-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/motors-drives/yaskawa-america-inc-promotes-knapek-ceo#comments Motors / Drives Fri, 15 Apr 2016 18:35:00 +0000 23191 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1940 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1940 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As U.S. forces continued to rearm in preparation for turbulence overseas, the Great Depression eased its grip on the American people in 1940. People were working and earning more and, in turn, buying more goods. Advertising agencies increased spending, stressing patriotism and support for the country. Here is a selection of advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1940.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1940" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1940#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 06 Apr 2016 04:02:00 +0000 22981 at http://hpac.com NexRev DrivePak Variable-Frequency-Drive (VFD) Upgrade http://hpac.com/new-products/nexrev-drivepak-variable-frequency-drive-vfd-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body">DrivePak is a variable-frequency-drive (VFD) upgrade that increases the energy efficiency of packaged rooftop HVAC equipment.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/nexrev-drivepak-variable-frequency-drive-vfd-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/nexrev-drivepak-variable-frequency-drive-vfd-upgrade#comments New Products Products Motors / Drives Mon, 04 Apr 2016 17:08:00 +0000 22891 at http://hpac.com Restricted-Substance Regulations and HVACR Equipment http://hpac.com/products/restricted-substance-regulations-and-hvacr-equipment <div class="field-byline"> By MATT QUINN, Intertek, Kanata, Ontario, Canada </div> <div class="field-deck"> Understanding directives prohibiting or limiting the use of hazardous materials in electrical and electronic products </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the world of manufacturing today, how and of what a product is made can be as important as how the product performs. Around the world, regulations meant to ensure the safety of those directly or indirectly impacted by a product’s creation are in place. These regulations impact most, if not all, equipment and components at play in the HVACR industry.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/products/restricted-substance-regulations-and-hvacr-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/products/restricted-substance-regulations-and-hvacr-equipment#comments Air Conditioning New Products Products Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 29 Mar 2016 18:42:00 +0000 22611 at http://hpac.com Image credit: Fuse GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1939 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1939 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">1939 marked the beginning of the second World War. Although the United States remained neutral, it began to rearm. Despite a gradual shift from a consumer-based economy to a defensive one, advertisers still used marketing as a tool. Here is a selection of advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering magazine in 1939.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1939" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1939#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:47:00 +0000 18881 at http://hpac.com Optimized Power-Demand Control System for Electric Motors http://hpac.com/motors-drives/optimized-power-demand-control-system-electric-motors <div class="field-byline"> By ALEXANDER L. BURD, PhD, PE, and GALINA S. BURD, MS; Advanced Research Technology; Suffield, Conn. </div> <div class="field-deck"> An investigation of the effectiveness of automatic switchover from VFD control to VFD-bypass control and back </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article demonstrates how application of automatic switchover from variable-frequency-drive (VFD) mode to VFD-bypass mode and back optimizes the control and energy efficiency of pump electric motors during both design and off-design operational conditions.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/motors-drives/optimized-power-demand-control-system-electric-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/motors-drives/optimized-power-demand-control-system-electric-motors#comments Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Fri, 11 Mar 2016 15:52:00 +0000 22341 at http://hpac.com Kheng ho Toh/Hemera