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Getting Acquainted With Liquid Desiccant

The technology is transitioning into critical spaces.
There was a time when energy efficiency was not a criterion for designing critical environments. From data centers to museum exhibit spaces, critical environments required tight temperature and relative humidity control at all costs.
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Standby Power: Behind The 10-Second Start

The what and why of applying NFPA 110 Type 10 and NFPA 70 starting requirements to standby power system applications.
The ability of engine-powered generators to start and supply standby power of acceptable frequency and voltage within 10 seconds of a utility outage has made these generators the standby power system of choice for a wide variety of facilities including mission critical.
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The Good News And Bad News Of Status Quo

Industry change reveals not just different talents but varying levels of ambition, too.
Over time, many if not all employees eventually become comfortable in their work environment. I don’t think this can be helped, be-cause with routine comes contentment.
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The Skinny On Reactors For VFDs

You’ve got options for avoiding trouble caused by harmonic distortion.
Reactors for AC drives are available as either AC reactors or DC reactors (DC link chokes). Both serve the same main purpose: to smooth the current flow to the AC drive, and reduce damaging harmonics produced on the power line.
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High-Rise Overhaul

125 South Wacker, a 31-story Chicago high-rise that is halfway through a five-year master plan, represents a massive undertaking both in volume and scope of equip-ment. Simulations and smart project sequencing drive design decisions and funding viability as the work moves through the chiller plant, boilers, BAS, VAV, and conversions for everything from drives and valves to lighting and cooling tower configurations. See how the strategy is boosting performance and tenant flexibility.
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Check out the April issue of ES with the cover story: Discovery vs. Disaster: Why You Should Know The Limits Of Your Data Center.
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