Piping / Pumping http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7350/more en 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 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 Tue, 07 Feb 2017 21:50:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com Reflections on the 2017 AHR Expo http://hpac.com/blog/reflections-2017-ahr-expo <div class="node-body blog-body">Learn what caught HPAC Engineering blogger Larry Clark's eye at the 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo).</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/reflections-2017-ahr-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/reflections-2017-ahr-expo#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo New Products Products Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 07 Feb 2017 18:44:00 +0000 30591 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> 16 Steps to Proper Boiler-Feed-Pump Selection http://hpac.com/heating/16-steps-proper-boiler-feed-pump-selection <div class="field-byline"> By STEVE CONNOR, Cleaver-Brooks, Thomasville, Ga., and JIM SWETYE, Grundfos Pumps, Columbus, Ohio </div> <div class="field-deck"> Choosing the right pump for an industrial steam boiler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For catastrophic failure and loss of life to be avoided, a steam boiler must have the correct amount of water. The feedwater pump has to be sized for flow that is a certain percentage higher than what the boiler requires for normal operation.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/16-steps-proper-boiler-feed-pump-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/16-steps-proper-boiler-feed-pump-selection#comments Heating Piping / Pumping Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:31:00 +0000 30341 at http://hpac.com Shortages of Water and Building-Related Workers Detailed in Report http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/shortages-water-and-building-related-workers-detailed-report <div class="node-body article-body">The availability of skilled workers and potable water are significant challenges facing the U.S. building industry, the National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council says in its 2016 “Moving Forward” report.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/shortages-water-and-building-related-workers-detailed-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/shortages-water-and-building-related-workers-detailed-report#comments Piping / Pumping Tue, 10 Jan 2017 18:04:00 +0000 30311 at http://hpac.com Sounding Board: Letters to the Editor, January 2017 http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/sounding-board-letters-editor-january-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Readers comment on the articles "Dynamics of Tall-Building Riser Design, Part 1 of 2" and “So, You Want to Be a ... Automation- and Control-Systems Integrator.”</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/sounding-board-letters-editor-january-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/sounding-board-letters-editor-january-2017#comments Building Controls Piping / Pumping Thu, 05 Jan 2017 19:59:00 +0000 30231 at http://hpac.com