RFS: Trials, Trends and TribulationsMarch 1, 2013 Mark Evans
An update on the status of residential fire sprinkler fire systems in Canada.
Business Analysis 101March 1, 2013 Hank Bulmash
Benchmarking tool allows you to view financial performance data based on industry averages.
Cleanliness Is Next To…March 1, 2013 Dave Demma
PART I: Proper procedures for ensuring a contaminant-free installation.
Movin’ AirMarch 1, 2013 Erin Hsu
Destratification can resolve a number of heating and air quality issues.
Multiple Boiler OptionMarch 1, 2013 Mark Norris
When and how to use hybrid systems.
Stemming The FlowMarch 1, 2013 John Siegenthaler
Balancing a recirculating domestic hot water system.
A Two-In-One Seasonal AlternativeFebruary 1, 2013 Clark Michel
Portable heat pump basics.
Room For ImprovementFebruary 1, 2013 John Siegenthaler
Outdoor wood-fired heaters bring some baggage to system design.
Staying Ahead Of The GameFebruary 1, 2013 Elizabeth Brown
Technology allows radiant industry to respond to growing expectations and customized needs.
An Ounce Or So Of PreventionFebruary 1, 2013 Harvey Grodjesk
Keep boilers more efficient and corrosion free.
In The LoopFebruary 1, 2013 Mike Miller
Radiant system design and performance a key factor in meeting LEED requirements.
Time For A RethinkFebruary 1, 2013 Mark Norris
Multiple boiler systems call for a multitude of design considerations.
Don’t Just Go With The FlowFebruary 1, 2013 Ryan Westlund
Creating hydronic radiant equipment schedules is the key to successful radiant projects.
That Sinking FeelingFebruary 1, 2013 John Siegenthaler
Do not let a cool slab dominate your panel radiators.
A Solution For The FutureFebruary 1, 2013 Luc Boily
Marcel-Dutil Arena in Quebec is the first rink in the world that uses 100 per cent carbon dioxide in its cooling system.
READER FAVOURITE FROM HPAC’S ARCHIVE: Formulas For SuccessFebruary 1, 2013 Robert Bean
Solve the mean radiant temperature problems to solve building energy problems.
Structural Integrity RulesNovember 1, 2012 Robert Bean
Understanding regulation of embedded piping systems.
Growing Your Business: Particulate ProfilingNovember 1, 2012 Colin Plastow
The merits of offering IAQ assessments and particulate counts to commercial and residential customers.
Luxury Baths – paradise for your bottom lineNovember 1, 2012 Andrew Snook
Digital designs and refurbished relics trendy for high-end bathrooms
Where there is smoke… there is a maintenance issueNovember 1, 2012 by hpac
New oilburners should not produce smoke.
CHES 2012: Towards World Class Health CareNovember 1, 2012 LUC BOILY
Mechanical business professionals make their points on the best practices and regulations in healthcare facilities.
ASHRAE and UNEP Join ForcesNovember 1, 2012 by hpac
Promoting sustainable refrigeration in facilities and systems.
Guaranteeing Energy Performance: Mission Impossible?November 1, 2012 by hpac
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…
Cold Climate HVAC: Challenges and SolutionsNovember 1, 2012 Robert Bean
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…
Making A Case For VFDNovember 1, 2012 Brian James and Roger Weldon
The benefits of packaged pump systems and variable flow pressure boosting.
14 years of hydronicsNovember 1, 2012 John Siegenthaler
A comparison of the hot topics of the past, the present and, most importantly, the future.
Think Ahead To Get AheadSeptember 1, 2012 Dave Demma
Serving your customers well means analyzing the refrigerant and equipment at individual sites and planning wisely.
Onward & DownwardSeptember 1, 2012 John Siegenthaler
The future of hydronics is all about low water temperatures.
My Pretty Good HouseSeptember 1, 2012 IAN MCTEER
Air source heat pumps are still a good choice for residential applications.
Shower PowerSeptember 1, 2012 Steve Goldie
More water and less resistance are the keys to achieving good pressure.