Piping / Pumping http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7350/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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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, 26 Aug 2015 03:10:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1938 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1938 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Still in recession in 1938, the United States, looking to stabilize its economy, passed the Fair Labor Standards Act. Also that year, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the March of Dimes to fight polio, and Orson Wells' radio broadcast “War of the Worlds” created a nationwide panic and fear of an alien invasion. Here is a sampling of advertisements featured in HPAC Engineering in 1938.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1938" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1938#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:27:00 +0000 18021 at http://hpac.com Bell & Gossett Announces 2015 Q3 Little Red Schoolhouse Schedule http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/bell-gossett-announces-2015-q3-little-red-schoolhouse-schedule <div class="node-body article-body">Xylem Inc.’s Bell & Gossett brand recently announced the 2015 third-quarter schedule of systems-design training seminars for engineers, wholesalers, and contractors in the plumbing and hydronic heating and cooling industries held at its Little Red Schoolhouse learning center in Morton Grove, Ill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/bell-gossett-announces-2015-q3-little-red-schoolhouse-schedule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/bell-gossett-announces-2015-q3-little-red-schoolhouse-schedule#comments Piping / Pumping Wed, 19 Aug 2015 02:48:00 +0000 18031 at http://hpac.com Uponor Compares Material and Labor Costs of Five Pipe-System Types http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/uponor-compares-material-and-labor-costs-five-pipe-system-types <div class="node-body article-body">Uponor, provider of cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) plumbing, indoor-climate, and fire-safety systems for residential and commercial buildings, recently completed a study comparing the cost-effectiveness of five types of plumbing piping for a multifamily building.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/uponor-compares-material-and-labor-costs-five-pipe-system-types" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/uponor-compares-material-and-labor-costs-five-pipe-system-types#comments Piping / Pumping Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:14:00 +0000 17981 at http://hpac.com <p>tovovan/iStock</p> Taco Introduces Viridian 3452 ECM Circulator for Commercial Systems http://hpac.com/new-products/taco-introduces-viridian-3452-ecm-circulator-commercial-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Taco’s VR3452 variable-speed circulator features an extended operating range, making it well-suited for a wide variety of chilled- and hot-water applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/taco-introduces-viridian-3452-ecm-circulator-commercial-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/taco-introduces-viridian-3452-ecm-circulator-commercial-systems#comments New Products Products Piping / Pumping Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:00:00 +0000 17861 at http://hpac.com Grundfos Introduces LCSE Integrated Pump Motor, Drive, and Control http://hpac.com/new-products/grundfos-introduces-lcse-integrated-pump-motor-drive-and-control <div class="node-body article-body">Grundfos Pumps Corp.'s LCSE split-coupled end-suction pumps with integrated motor, drive, and control offer energy savings of up to 50 percent.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/grundfos-introduces-lcse-integrated-pump-motor-drive-and-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/grundfos-introduces-lcse-integrated-pump-motor-drive-and-control#comments New Products Products Piping / Pumping Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:52:00 +0000 17851 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE Recognizes Outstanding Achievements at 2015 Annual Conference http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-recognizes-outstanding-achievements-2015-annual-conference <div class="node-body article-body">Ninety-four people were recognized for their contributions to ASHRAE and the built-environment industry during ASHRAE’s 2015 Annual Conference, held June 27 to July 1 in Atlanta.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-recognizes-outstanding-achievements-2015-annual-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-recognizes-outstanding-achievements-2015-annual-conference#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:32:00 +0000 17631 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE Installs Officers, Directors for 2015-16 http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-installs-officers-directors-2015-16 <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE installed new officers and directors during its 2015 Annual Meeting, held June 27 to July 1 in Atlanta.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-installs-officers-directors-2015-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-installs-officers-directors-2015-16#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:59:00 +0000 17621 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1937 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1937 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advertising was being used as a public-relations tool for businesses in 1937. Ads shifted away from propaganda and veered toward a more educationally driven, campaign-themed approach. Take a look at a few of the many advertisements appearing in HPAC Engineering, then called Heating, Piping and Air Conditioning, in 1937.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1937" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1937#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:26:00 +0000 17181 at http://hpac.com 2015 Design Awards: From Big-Box Store to One-Stop Shop for Justice http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/2015-design-awards-big-box-store-one-stop-shop-justice <div class="node-body article-body">In 2011, the City of Kirkland, Wash., annexed several neighborhoods and saw its population surge. The police department expanded in personnel, but not in space, and soon felt squeezed in its 15,000-sq-ft area of City Hall. When a former wholesale warehouse became available, the city purchased the building with tax funds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/2015-design-awards-big-box-store-one-stop-shop-justice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/2015-design-awards-big-box-store-one-stop-shop-justice#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:13:00 +0000 17501 at http://hpac.com