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DOE establishes ASHRAE 90.1-2007 as national reference for federal and commercial buildings

November 7, 2011
U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters for August 2011 decreased 8%, to 284,536 units, down from 308,646 units shipped in August 2010. Residential electric storage water heater shipments decreased 5% in August 2011, to 284,574 units, down from 299,048 units shipped in August 2010.
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Educating by Example

October 31, 2011
Through a flexible design incorporating radiant heating and cooling, demand ventilation, energy recovery, and VAV, Manhattan’s Cooper Union leads its class in sustainable performance in classrooms, labs, and beyond.
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Boilers serve vital functions at life sciences facility

October 31, 2011
Research-based and technology-driven, Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. is a major Canadian biopharmaceutical company that recently inaugurated Canada’s largest livestock vaccine manufacturing facility. Located in Belleville, Ontario, Bioniche Life Sciences’ new Animal Health and Food Safety Vaccine Manufacturing Centre is a state-of-the-art $27 million plant equipped with the very latest and most advanced technologies, including two gas-fired LX-150 boilers from Miura, a manufacturer of ultra-low NOx modular on-demand steam solutions.
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Reinforces value in submetering

Survey: building performance, tenant satisfaction higher in sustainable buildings

New findings unveiled from CBRE multi-year study with University of San Diego and McGraw-Hill construction
October 7, 2011
New findings unveiled from CBRE multi-year study with University of San Diego and McGraw-Hill construction.
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BIM and Educational Projects

August 1, 2011
In this overview of building information modeling, the authors review how BIM helped in three different projects, often with particular usage- and efficiency-based HVAC demands. While BIM’s space management skills can reduce costly changeorders and building design “clashes” ahead of time, in at least one instance, using BIM actually influenced the HVAC strategy for the better, too. See how HGA Architects and Engineers has used this to become a “model” firm.
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Commissioning: Equipment Startup And Commissioning

August 1, 2011
The once fairly calm phase could now be a key to nipping integration issues in the bud.
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Building Automation: Part 1: Proper Selection Of VFDS And BAS

August 1, 2011
Let drives steer you toward better performance, with these caveats.
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Case In Point

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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On-Site Combined Cooling & Power For Data Centers

August 1, 2011
Regulatory, competitive, and environmental pressures are pushing data centers away from the traditional power sources. Here, the author surveys the landscape and reviews one comparative study involving CCP cogeneration and conventional electricity sources. Reducing the carbon footprint and lessening reliance on a sometimes unreliable grid are just two reasons to look into CCP.
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