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 Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:20:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com The Top 10 States for LEED Green Building in 2016 http://hpac.com/galleries/top-10-states-leed-green-building-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The USGBC recently announced the top 10 states for the LEED green-building rating system, an annual ranking highlighting states that made significant strides in sustainable-building design, construction, and transformation over the previous year.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/top-10-states-leed-green-building-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/top-10-states-leed-green-building-2016#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:57:00 +0000 30661 at http://hpac.com <p>isavatar/iStock</p> GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1945 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1945 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">1945 marked the end of World War II. Advertisements appealed to veterans returning home, those who had kept the home fires burning in their absence, and businesses working toward a more peaceful economy. Graphics were strong, bold, and direct.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1945" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1945#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 15 Feb 2017 01:38:00 +0000 30631 at http://hpac.com 2017 AHR Expo Report http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-report <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 2017 edition of the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition is expected to be the largest event in the show’s 88-year history. Here is your guide to some of what awaits you at the Las Vegas Convention Center.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-report#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Galleries New Products Products Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 31 Jan 2017 02:49:00 +0000 30241 at http://hpac.com 2017 AHR Expo: Day One in Las Vegas http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-day-one-las-vegas-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Day One in Las Vegas at the AHR Expo.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-day-one-las-vegas-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-day-one-las-vegas-0#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Galleries New Products Products Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 31 Jan 2017 02:49:00 +0000 30561 at http://hpac.com 2017 AHR Expo: Day One in Las Vegas http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-day-one-las-vegas <div class="node-body gallery-body">Day one in Las Vegas at the AHR Expo.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-day-one-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-day-one-las-vegas#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Galleries New Products Products Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:50:00 +0000 30511 at http://hpac.com <p>AHR Expo 2017.&nbsp;Reporting for duty. Looking forward to an information-packed day.</p> Trends, Issues, and Best Practices in HVACR and Buildings 2017 http://hpac.com/archive/trends-issues-and-best-practices-hvacr-and-buildings-2017 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by SCOTT ARNOLD, Executive Editor, scott.arnold@penton.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A cross-section of HVACR and buildings professionals offer their views on industry trends and issues or provide tips and best practices to help readers get the most out of their systems in 2017</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/trends-issues-and-best-practices-hvacr-and-buildings-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/trends-issues-and-best-practices-hvacr-and-buildings-2017#comments Air Conditioning Internet of Things Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Archive Tue, 03 Jan 2017 23:36:00 +0000 30181 at http://hpac.com Chad Baker/DigitalVision Trends in Hydronics http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/trends-hydronics <div class="field-byline"> By JOHN VASTYAN, Common Ground, Manheim, Pa. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Innovations aimed at enhancing energy efficiency, improving system performance, and prolonging equipment life </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Commercial hydronic and domestic-water systems are being scrutinized by experts nationwide. It is happening as the result of systemic introspection that happens when new technology avails a better way of doing things.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/trends-hydronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/trends-hydronics#comments Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:07:00 +0000 29911 at http://hpac.com VFD Retrofits Lower Skyscraper’s Energy Consumption http://hpac.com/motors-drives/vfd-retrofits-lower-skyscraper-s-energy-consumption <div class="field-byline"> By DANFOSS </div> <div class="field-deck"> More than 150 drives installed over 15 years, yielding $1 million-plus in energy savings </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In 1971, U.S. Steel completed construction of its world headquarters in Pittsburgh. Ahead of its time initially, the building had fallen behind mechanically by the turn of the millennium. It was then the property manager began a series of retrofits using VFDs that have resulted in more than $1 million in energy savings. </div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/motors-drives/vfd-retrofits-lower-skyscraper-s-energy-consumption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/motors-drives/vfd-retrofits-lower-skyscraper-s-energy-consumption#comments IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:01:00 +0000 29831 at http://hpac.com To Retrofit or to Replace Your Building System, That Is the Question http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/retrofit-or-replace-your-building-system-question <div class="field-byline"> By MICHAEL BRUDERS and SHANNON LIPPOLD, Honeywell International Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> How to tell if your building system is at a crossroads or at the end of the line </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the passage of time, mechanical systems deteriorate and performance declines; that goes without saying. What is less clear is the line between retrofitting a system and replacing it.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/retrofit-or-replace-your-building-system-question" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/retrofit-or-replace-your-building-system-question#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:19:00 +0000 29821 at http://hpac.com John Lund/Paula Zacharias