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Do No Harm: Protecting IAQ In Health Care Settings

Day-to-day operations and the occasional renovation create two sets of distinct threats to IAQ and patient health.
Day-to-day operations and the occasional renovation create two sets of distinct threats to IAQ and patient health. From monitoring stations and magnehelic pressure gauges to multiple resources for design and O&M guidance, the author points to recent projects and current wisdom to create a valuable resource.
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Air handler helps wire manufacturer reach LEED® Platinum

Installing a new air handler allows factory to save 20% in energy costs and 88% in water consumption.
When Encore Wire, a manufacturer of copper electrical wire and cable was ready to expand, they knew they wanted sustainability to feature prominently in the design of their new building.
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DBIA expands online education offerings

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is adding a new online course. "Design-Build Sustainability" assumes the student has a basic knowledge of the various project delivery methods and preferably has taken the Fundamentals of Project Delivery course offered by DBIA.
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How The Culture Of Inefficiency Is Outfoxing LEED®, ASHRAE, And Efficiency Programs

How many energy-efficient or certified buildings are not living up to the label? Very, very many, if this Ohio commissioning/auditing firm’s experience is close to typical. They report on common weaknesses in efficiency strategies and on real-life patterns of upgrades gone wrong across an array of equipment types. While flaws in well-intentioned processes remain, a more careful investment of human energy can still yield the desired reduction in building energy.
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On-Site Critical Power Generation for the Data Center & Other Critical Facilities

Can your data center survive a 48 hour outage? Can you continue to pay escalating utility power bills in the years to come? On site "critical" power generation is the inevitable answer for these challenges. 

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2015 March

Check out the March issue of ES with the cover story: High-Rise Overhaul, and features: Selecting & Installing Fire And Smoke Dampers To Ensure Code Compliance; Energy Optimization In Existing Buildings; and The Skinny On Reactors For VFDs.
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