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Financial exchange trades up to modular fan system

September 6, 2011
Located in this city’s famous Loop commercial center, the 600-foot-tall Chicago Board of Trade Building (CBOT) houses the world’s oldest futures and options exchange. Until recently, the building also housed a pair of aging built-up systems that were beginning to worry management.
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Modular boilers give bottling operation a taste of higher efficiency, lower emissions

August 1, 2011
Innovation has thrived in Philadelphia since Ben Franklin invented bifocals, the lightning rod, and the wood stove that bears his name more than two centuries ago. This tradition of innovation
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Grocery store goes green with innovative refrigeration system

August 1, 2011
Using a CO2 cooling system reduced this organic grocery store’s refrigerant use by 60% to 65% a year. Arizona-based Sprouts Farmers Market is not only a leader in natural and
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Renovating HVAC systems at Air Force Base achieves energy goals

August 1, 2011
Two energy recovery units saved this Air Force Base hangar $24,500 in heat recovery costs. United States Air Force personnel sought a solution to renovate the makeup air and exhaust
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Solving Indoor Airborne Disease Transmission Problems

August 1, 2011
The author describes how toilet flushes aerosolize germs sending them airborne to soar around and infect their next victim(s) because bathrooms are designed backwards. Learn novel ways to control and clean bathroom air to help control airborne disease transmission problems. So feel free to hold your nose as you learn about how you can help protect people’s health within your client’s buildings.
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Low-speed fans team with UV light to improve IAQ at Rwandan hospital

July 1, 2011
Low-speed fans provide needed ach at this remote mountain hospital. All buildings, regardless of age, are susceptible to IAQ deficiencies. Chemical exposure from new construction, tight building envelopes, and humidity
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Resort receives pool heater as an early Christmas present

July 1, 2011
A high-efficiency boiler was used to heat this year-round outdoor pool, resulting in less maintenance and lower Btu. In November 2009, the original pool heater at the L’Arbre Croche resort
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A Boiler Plant Upgrade's Tough College Course

June 1, 2011
Here’s a task: bridge the new mechanical room to the utility connection in the old space - located in an adjacent building in Chicago’s South Loop. Room for equipment is frequently tight, but in the case of this steam pipe, the room for error was less than one inch. The kind of planning that navigated that challenge accounted for (almost) everything in this tricky retrofit.
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Precious Metal: Cogeneration And Cooperation At Oregon State

June 1, 2011
The first university cogen plant in the U.S. to earn LEED® Platinum certification, the OSU Energy Center succeeded via consistently efficiency-minded design and an exceptional level of analysis and teamwork in the commissioning process. Fuel flexibility, staff training, and a projected $650,000 annual savings didn’t hurt, either.
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Knowledge is power: Hawaii dormitory deploys VRF for better management, metering

June 1, 2011
A VRF system installed in this University of Hawaii dorm helped the school achieve LEED® certification and lower energy costs. Founded in 1907, the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UH-M)
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