The case for residential sprinkler systemsAugust 1, 2015 Steve Goldie
There is a dual benefit to adding fire protection system installation to your service offering.
SimplificationAugust 1, 2015 John Siegenthaler
Systems do not have to be complex to be sophisticated.
How To Deal With Ramped Up LoadsAugust 1, 2015 by hpac
Jevons’ paradox is alive and well in high performance homes.
Tips For Successful InstallationsAugust 1, 2015 Lance MacNevin
How to integrate SIM into almost any outdoor surface.
A Shot In The ArmAugust 1, 2015 Mark Evans
Point-of-use energy consumption measurement removes bias against hydronic systems.
What Are Your Options?August 1, 2015 Mike Miller
Knowledge is power when it comes to distribution piping design.
Hello Boiler, It’s Wi-Fi CallingAugust 1, 2015 Curtis Bennett
A wireless future for the mechanical industry.
I Can’t See Any AirAugust 1, 2015 John Siegenthaler
But it is likely still there…
Accuracy, Reliability and RepeatabilityAugust 1, 2015 Dave Demma
What steps are necessary to achieve optimum valve performance?
How Much Is Enough?August 1, 2015 Ian McTeer
Making sense of relative humidity, wet bulb and grains of moisture.
Same old, same oldMay 1, 2015 STEVE GOLDIE
Soldering basics still apply to lead free pipe, valves and fittings.
Complementary elementsMay 1, 2015 JOHN SIEGENTHALER
Combining a geothermal heat pump, boiler and radiant ceiling in one system.
Multi-purpose means multiple challengesMay 1, 2015 ROBERT BEAN
Points to consider when designing industrial and commercial systems.
Weighing in for the fightMay 1, 2015 BILL ROEBUCK
The aluminum versus steel battle heats up the pickup truck market, while cargo capacity remains the benchmark for big cargo vans.
Chiller basicsMay 1, 2015 DAVE DEMMA
A review of applications and systems in the field.
Consider the total pictureMay 1, 2015 LEN KOBYLUS
Canadian ERV wheel retrofit and specification must consider RER, frosting and maintenance.
Clean bill of health for Fuel Oil No. 2May 1, 2015 by hpac
Results of a final screening assessment released by Environment Canada and Health Canada in February reported that exposure from Fuel Oil No. 2 residential tank leaks is not a concern for the health of the general population. The report states…
Committed to readingMay 1, 2015 by hpac
Raven Hydronic Supply Ltd. continues its fundraising initiatives through Room to Read.
Considerations for next generation HVAC refrigerantsMarch 1, 2015 Mike Thompson, Mike Patterson and Ryan Geister
An earlier article in HPAC and in Engineers Newsletter discussed the need for a balanced approach* between environmental impact and efficiency when selecting replacement refrigerants for HVAC equipment. This article continues the refrigerant discussion by addressing safety, regulations and other…
Improving distribution system efficiencyMarch 1, 2015 Amin Delagah
Part II in a series dealing with restaurant hot water systems.
One side or the otherMarch 1, 2015 John Siegenthaler
Alternate ways to pipe up a buffer tank.
Methods to prevent motor failureMarch 1, 2015 Dave Demma
Operation and troubleshooting of electric motors – Part II.
Grow the business you can affordMarch 1, 2015 Hank Bulmash
Entrepreneurship comes with risks, but there are steps you can take to improve your chances of success.
Preventive measure proves profitableMarch 1, 2015 Rick Ensley
Using waterless floor drain traps to eliminate sewer odours and evaporation.
Why don’t my floors feel warm?February 1, 2015 John Siegenthaler
Simple solutions to avoid the dilemma of unfulfilled customer expectations.
A little math goes a long wayFebruary 1, 2015 Lance MacNevin
What you need to know about the financial reality of operating snow and ice melt systems.
Pressure and high school chemistryFebruary 1, 2015 Cliff McNeill
How the often misunderstood expansion tank protects closed hydronic systems.
Electric Motors: Operation and TroubleshootingFebruary 1, 2015 Dave Demma
Imagine a world without the electric motor: No elevators, no DVD players, no computer hard drive, no electric clocks, no Toyota Prius’, no washing machines or dryers, no conveyor belts at the supermarket checkout stand, no manufacturing plants of any…
Tips for restaurant hot water systemsFebruary 1, 2015 Amin Delagah
Warming up to a new design perspective-Part I
Ones and zerosFebruary 1, 2015 by hpac
How to incorporate relays into your design strategy.