Motors / Drives http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7349/more en Premium Power Drive Systems http://hpac.com/motors-drives/premium-power-drive-systems <div class="field-byline"> By ROB BOTELER, Nidec Motor Corp., St. Louis, Mo. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Increasingly in industrial and commercial HVAC applications, electric motors are being combined with power converters to form premium power drive systems (PPDS). When used in variable-flow applications, PPDS can deliver savings unmatched by mechanical speed/flow-control systems.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/motors-drives/premium-power-drive-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/motors-drives/premium-power-drive-systems#comments Motors / Drives Fri, 29 Jul 2016 02:39:00 +0000 28101 at http://hpac.com Nongkran_ch/iStock 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, 27 Jul 2016 01:48:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1943 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1943 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advertisements in 1943 encouraged Americans to join and support the war effort. Large machines, ships, and trucks were popular visuals; unification and work were common themes. Here is a selection of advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1943.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1943" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1943#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:02:00 +0000 27381 at http://hpac.com Entries for 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards Competition Sought http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/entries-2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards-competition-sought <div class="node-body article-body">Companies planning to exhibit at the 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition are encouraged to submit entries for the event’s Innovation Awards competition.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/entries-2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards-competition-sought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/entries-2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards-competition-sought#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo New Products Products Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:54:00 +0000 27091 at http://hpac.com Outstanding Achievements Recognized at 2016 ASHRAE Annual Conference http://hpac.com/heating/outstanding-achievements-recognized-2016-ashrae-annual-conference <div class="node-body article-body">Ninety-two people were recognized for their contributions to ASHRAE and the built-environment industry during ASHRAE’s 2016 Annual Conference, being held June 25-29 in St. Louis.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/outstanding-achievements-recognized-2016-ashrae-annual-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/outstanding-achievements-recognized-2016-ashrae-annual-conference#comments Air Conditioning Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Wed, 29 Jun 2016 02:51:00 +0000 26741 at http://hpac.com Greenheck Vari-Green Drive http://hpac.com/new-products/greenheck-vari-green-drive <div class="node-body article-body">Vari-Green Drive Model VGD-100 is a factory-mounted and wired variable-speed control for three-phase motors up to 10 hp.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/greenheck-vari-green-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/greenheck-vari-green-drive#comments New Products Products IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:22:00 +0000 26421 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