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Personal Comfort Is Afoot At Call Center

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Larry Daniel was looking to add something a little different - call it the "wow factor" - to a new facility in Columbus, OH, for Accor Economy Lodging, parent company
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After 10 Years, Energy Recovery Still Delivers For Atlanta Building

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Energy cost savings, plenty of fresh air, really simple maintenance, solid-gold reliability - these are the actual benefits of an energy recovery system installed 10 years ago in an Atlanta
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The Exact Contract: Tools and Techniques (January 2001)

By Edna Heatherington, CSI, CCS
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Dare the specifications be canned?
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The Energy Wiz: Profit From Versatility (January 2001)

By Lindsay Audin, CEM, CEP
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Are dual-drive chillers the "dual-fuel" boiler of electric deregulation?
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Cool Products In Hot’lanta (January 2001)

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The industry has seen everything from major innovations to important upgrades since last year’s AHR Expo. With so much more on the floor for the 2001 event, here’s a sampler of what’s new.
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Humidity Control, IAQ, and You (January 2001)

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The author focuses on how humidity control affects the IAQ of the modern workplace environment. Studies cited show the effect that controlled relative humidity levels has on absenteeism and productivity. Overall benefits of hvac renovation to improve IAQ are reviewed, as well as current humidity control technologies and their applications.
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Building Automation: Head Retread (January 2001)

By BNP Media Staff
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Here's an update on the "State-of-the-Art Capabilities in Building Automation" session at the AHR Expo.
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The Virtual Valve (September 1999)

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The IU Chemistry Building was not using chilled water efficiently. The problem was corrected by installing variable-speed drives on the chilled-water pumps and resetting the control valve differential for better control, energy savings, and improved chilled-water temperature changes.
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Working Together In Harmony (September 1999)

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For successful application of electric motors and drives, consider three basic areas of operation: steady-state operational considerations, starting and stopping the load, and protection of the motor.
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Keep Repeating: 'They Are Capital Assets' (September 1999)

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Treating pressure vessels and equipment as an asset involves establishing a mindset that is proactive towards maintenance, upkeep, and repair (as opposed to waiting until the warning signs are flashing). In the long run, proactive, not reactive, planning saves in more ways than one.
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