Insidepenton Com Hpac Fastrack Header

Fastrack - July 27, 2011

July 27, 2011
Ensuring Proper Fan-Belt Tension
July 27, 2011
Ensuring Proper Fan-Belt Tension
By BRIAN MLEZIVA, Greenheck Fan Corp., Schofield, Wis.
A properly tensioned belt ensures smooth operation and extends the service life of fans and motors. Conversely, an improperly tensioned belt can cause a host of easily preventable problems, including noise, vibration, poor fan performance, bearing wear, and shortened fan-motor life. This article discusses several methods of measuring the tension of V-belts commonly used in HVAC applications. [MORE]
ASHRAE Seeking to Establish Single Energy-Performance Metric
Under a new initiative, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is working to define one clear, logical metric to move the building industry toward the production of net-zero-energy buildings by 2030. [MORE]
Free Interactive Webinar on Smart-Grid Progress Set
The state of the smart grid is the subject of a free interactive Webinar scheduled for Aug. 4 from 1-2 p.m. ET. [MORE]
DOE and ASHRAE Sign Agreement to Improve Building Energy Standards
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) recently announced an updated agreement to develop achievable and cost-effective standards, jointly promote educational programs, and support one another's products and services. [MORE]
National BIM Conference Educational Program Announced
Building-information-modeling (BIM) standards, objects, software, and more will be the focus of the National BIM Conference Dec. 5-9 in Washington, D.C. [MORE]
NEW! Cost-efficient HVAC Transmitters from Vaisala Vaisala introduces 2 new transmitters for HVAC applications. The Vaisala HUMICAP® Humidity and Temperature Transmitter HMW80 is stable and dependable for use in heating and ventilation systems. The Vaisala HUMICAP® Humidity and Temperature Transmitters HMT120 and HMT130 are ideal for more demanding HVAC or cleanroom applications with interchangeable probe for easy field calibration. Click here for more info.--Vaisala
Find Us On:

Manage Your Subscription

Your are subscribed as `email`

To subscribe: Subscribe
To unsubscribe: Unsubscribe
To change your e-mail address:
Send an email to change, and include your old address, as well as your new address.

Contact information: Scott Arnold, HPAC Engineering

Thank you for reading HPAC Engineering's FASTRACK e-newsletter.
You've received this e-newsletter for one of three reasons:
1) You signed up for it on the HPAC Engineering Website.
2) You received the HPAC Fastrack e-newsletter in the past.
3) You identified yourself as a reader of HPAC Engineering magazine.

Subscribe to HPAC Engineering free of charge online at: Subscribe

The magazine for the mechanical-systems-engineering community, HPAC Engineering is a forum for peer-to-peer communication among engineering professionals and facility owners/operators in the non-residential-building marketplace, including the critical manufacturing-, government-, education-, health-care-, and office-building sectors.

For questions concerning delivery of this newsletter, please contact our Customer Service Department at:
HPAC Engineering
A Penton Media publication
US Toll Free: 866-505-7173
International: 847-763-9504
Email:Customer Service

HPAC Engineering
1300 E. 9th St.
Cleveland, OH 44114

2011 Penton Media, Inc. All rights reserved.

Privacy Statement