Piping / Pumping http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7350/more en Chicago Faucets Whitepaper Addresses Rising Cost of Water http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/chicago-faucets-whitepaper-addresses-rising-cost-water <div class="node-body article-body">Chicago Faucets recently announced the publication of “Cheap Water No More,” a whitepaper discussing the escalating costs businesses will face as a result of the replacement of the country’s aging water and sewer systems.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/chicago-faucets-whitepaper-addresses-rising-cost-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/chicago-faucets-whitepaper-addresses-rising-cost-water#comments Piping / Pumping Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:38:00 +0000 29311 at http://hpac.com Pavlo_K/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 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:23:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Top 10 Water-Consuming Countries http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/gallery-top-10-water-consuming-countries <div class="node-body gallery-body">Citing UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education figures, Waterless Co. Inc., manufacturer of no-water urinal systems, recently shared a list of the 10 countries with the largest annual water footprints in the world.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/gallery-top-10-water-consuming-countries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/gallery-top-10-water-consuming-countries#comments Galleries Piping / Pumping Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:39:00 +0000 29211 at http://hpac.com <p>Digital Vision./DigitalVision</p> Dynamics of Tall-Building Riser Design, Part 1 of 2 http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/dynamics-tall-building-riser-design-part-1-2 <div class="field-byline"> By MARTY ROGIN, PE, The Metraflex Co., Chicago, Ill. </div> <div class="field-deck"> The roles of gravity, volume, and thermodynamics in smart riser design </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though we have figured out how to build strong tall structures and safely move people inside, challenges of heating and cooling, of moving fresh water in and dirty water out, and of providing fire protection and electricity persist. These are made all the more complicated by a need to defy gravity.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/dynamics-tall-building-riser-design-part-1-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/dynamics-tall-building-riser-design-part-1-2#comments Piping / Pumping Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:57:00 +0000 29171 at http://hpac.com zhudifeng/iStock What 2017 AHR Expo Tells Us About Latest Trends in HVACR Industry http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/what-2017-ahr-expo-tells-us-about-latest-trends-hvacr-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Approximately 80 percent of 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition exhibitors have indicated they will be displaying new or enhanced products, systems, and technologies. According to International Exposition Co., the innovations echo several major trends.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/what-2017-ahr-expo-tells-us-about-latest-trends-hvacr-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/what-2017-ahr-expo-tells-us-about-latest-trends-hvacr-industry#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Wed, 12 Oct 2016 02:52:00 +0000 29111 at http://hpac.com Armacell AP Armaflex Pipe-Insulation Tubes http://hpac.com/new-products/armacell-ap-armaflex-pipe-insulation-tubes <div class="node-body article-body">AP Armaflex pipe insulation is now available in up to 10-in.-inside-diameter tubes for large-pipe applications.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/armacell-ap-armaflex-pipe-insulation-tubes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/armacell-ap-armaflex-pipe-insulation-tubes#comments New Products Products Piping / Pumping Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:08:00 +0000 29001 at http://hpac.com Ebert’s Law and Engineering Content http://hpac.com/blog/ebert-s-law-and-engineering-content <div class="node-body blog-body">In film reviews and his Movie Answer Man column, critic Roger Ebert would remind readers of Ebert’s Law, which states: “A movie is not about what it is about. It is about how it is about it.” At HPAC Engineering, we have been thinking a lot about how our content is about what it is about, which has inspired us to experiment with content forms not typically seen in technical publishing, the latest being "Choose Your Own (HVAC) Adventure," inspired by the popular series of interactive gamebooks for younger readers.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/ebert-s-law-and-engineering-content" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/ebert-s-law-and-engineering-content#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Scott Arnold&#039;s Blog Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:29:00 +0000 28981 at http://hpac.com 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards <div class="node-body gallery-body">International Exposition Co., owner and manager of the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), recently announced the recipients of 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Galleries New Products Products Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Sun, 18 Sep 2016 23:42:00 +0000 28861 at http://hpac.com Chicago Faucets Releases White Paper on Reducing Risk of HAIs http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/chicago-faucets-releases-white-paper-reducing-risk-hais <div class="node-body article-body">Chicago Faucets recently announced the release of a white paper discussing products and solutions designed to assist in reducing the transmission of bacteria in health-care facilities.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/chicago-faucets-releases-white-paper-reducing-risk-hais" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/chicago-faucets-releases-white-paper-reducing-risk-hais#comments Piping / Pumping Wed, 14 Sep 2016 03:35:00 +0000 28791 at http://hpac.com Bell & Gossett Releases Q4 2016 Little Red Schoolhouse Schedule http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/bell-gossett-releases-q4-2016-little-red-schoolhouse-schedule <div class="node-body article-body">Bell & Gossett recently announced the fourth-quarter 2016 schedule for its Little Red Schoolhouse.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/bell-gossett-releases-q4-2016-little-red-schoolhouse-schedule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/bell-gossett-releases-q4-2016-little-red-schoolhouse-schedule#comments Piping / Pumping Tue, 13 Sep 2016 17:19:00 +0000 28761 at http://hpac.com