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Centrifugal pumps: Wilo USA

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Wilo USA has introduced its new Stainless Steel Closed Coupled (BLZ) centrifugal pumps. The pumps are base-mounted featuring end suction-centerline discharge design, compact design, a foot-mounted volute, and permanently lubricated ball bearings. BLZ series pumps, which are suitable and approved for pumping clean, potable water, are easy to install, operate, and service, according to Wilo reps.


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Chiller Plant Control

While chilled water plants can range in complexity, the fundamentals are the same.
By Paul Ehrlich, P.E.
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Chilled water plants tend to be one of the most energy intensive areas of a commercial building.
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Training center’s VRF installation turns heads with linesets, mounting

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Quietside recently expanded its Forth Worth-based training center, and the distributor hopes that individuals attending classes will learn as much about installation aesthetics as they will about Samsung’s variable refrigerant flow systems.
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Energy Retro-Cx

By Howard McKew, P.E., C.P.E.
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MONTH 3- The Energy Conservation Opportunity: Process Heating for an Industrial Building Application - Solution Implementation and Monitor, Measure, and Benchmarking
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Are There Hidden Problems In Your Hydronic Boiler Project?

Putting a new boiler in is a lot more complicated than just putting a new boiler in. You’re often taking ownership for any problem, real or potential, anywhere in the hydronics system.
By Ray Wohlfarth
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Designing a commercial boiler replacement where you were not the original designer or installer might have some hidden dangers that could haunt you for years.
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Grundfos acquires ISIA

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Grundfos has purchased ISIA, an Italian company specializing in chlorine dioxide disinfection equipment and technology in water supply, waste water, and industrial applications.


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A Lesson Plan For Sustainability

The Medical University of South Carolina implemented broad energy efficiency im-provements without incurring capital costs.
By John F. Plack Jr., P.E.
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Today, many state institutions of higher learning and healthcare facilities face reduced budgets, aging infrastructure, and rising energy costs. According to the EPA, colleges and universities spend close to $2 billion each year on energy. These institutions are seeking innovative ways to renew facilities, improve energy efficiency, and reduce energy costs. One option gaining some renewed momentum is the Energy Savings Performance Contract (EPSC).
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Baldor to hold pump system course

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Baldor Electric Co. is set to host a one-day pump systems optimization course in Greenville, S.C.


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Geothermal Heating And Cooling Options

By Christopher Qualls, P.E., CEM
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After reviewing basic design options, the next steps for potential geothermal designers are to challenge the common concerns and myths, study how different choices have different cost impacts, and be aware of the ways a good design can yield bad performance if the installation isn’t done well. Add the habit of turning a retrofit’s circumstances to your advantage, and this underground approach can rise above client expectations in short order.


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Heat pumps: Daikin McQuay

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The company’s SmartSource™ water source heat pump line is designed to offer best-in-class efficiencies.


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