The merits of offering IAQ assessments and particulate counts to commercial and residential customers.
Digital designs and refurbished relics trendy for high-end bathrooms
New oilburners should not produce smoke.
Mechanical business professionals make their points on the best practices and regulations in healthcare facilities.
Promoting sustainable refrigeration in facilities and systems.
Most energy models produce best-case scenario goals for the design team, assuming perfect construction and operation. However, owners/operators quickly realize that energy models are typically not exact predictors of energy use. But that is changing: design teams and constructors/operators are…
The 7th International Cold Climate HVAC Conferencei, which was held recently in Calgary, AB, was nothing short of impressive with representatives from over 15 countries in attendance. This conference was an opportunity for researchers and design practitioners to share what…
The benefits of packaged pump systems and variable flow pressure boosting.
A comparison of the hot topics of the past, the present and, most importantly, the future.
Serving your customers well means analyzing the refrigerant and equipment at individual sites and planning wisely.
The future of hydronics is all about low water temperatures.
Air source heat pumps are still a good choice for residential applications.
More water and less resistance are the keys to achieving good pressure.
Research project looks at the relative performance of storage and tankless water heaters.
Two thermally-based renewable energy technologies that grab many headlines these days are solar water heating and geothermal heat pumps. Both of these technologies are ways of capturing solar energy. The solar thermal system does it in real time, whereas the…
A look at low temperature systems.
This follow up article to Part 1 in HPAC April 2012 discusses operator responsibility.
We have reached a point of decision as Cloud-based services now offer real choices.
The Canada Revenue Agency targets long-standing loopholes in the 2012 federal budget.
Radiant panels do not have to cover an entire floor, wall, or ceiling.
Maintain a consistent chilled water temperature during varying load conditions.
Release of radon guide reaffirms mechanical professionals’ leading role in the health and well being of Canadians.
THOSE OF YOU WHO FOLLOW HPAC MAGAZINE ON TWITTER (@HPACMAG) may have read the tweets regarding Bill C-38: Winnipeg MP notes “we keep unearthing all these little treasures hidden deep in the bowels of Bill C-38” and “I am loath…
The newest technologies aim to help work vehicles boost their usefulness and reduce operating costs.
Les Serres Lefort Inc., a Sainte-Clotilde-de-Châteauguay, QC-based specialty greenhouse company dedicated to the production of seedlings, recently unveiled its new biomass heating system. The leading edge system consists of two 6000 kW boilers, an open buffer tank of 1.3 million…
Design trend survey results show significant increase in specification of product integrating two functions.
Address the two biggest problems with HVAC split system components.
After 30 years it was time for a collector transplant.
Professionals discuss the potential in residential investigations.
Clear best practices and improved training are crucial undertakings for owners.