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Performance Points (October 1999)

October 20, 2000
Are you "spinning away" performance? You could be. Find out the impact that "spin" has on fan and system performance and how to avoid or correct it.
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Insulation Gets Second Tour Of Duty With Ammonia Sphere

October 20, 2000
Despite the Florida heat, the ammonia in the storage sphere of PCS Phosphate (White Springs, FL) must remain at 40°F around the clock.Since 1965, PCS Phosphate (White Springs, FL) -
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One Person's Opinion: Affinity Laws (October 1999)

October 20, 2000
The affinity laws are inadequate in the 'real' world. Agreed?
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IAQ: After Hours (October 1999)

October 20, 2000
The office isn't the only place to watch out for IAQ problems.
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Single-Source Solutions: The Future Is Just Ahead (October 1999)

October 20, 2000
Conceptual engineering and estimating: The opportunities are ahead of us.
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Energy Planning Network: Deregulation Lessons (October 1999)

October 20, 2000
Heed these early returns from the Keystone State.
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Tomorrow's Engineer: The All-Important Facility Engineer (October 1999)

October 20, 2000
Find your consulting firm a facility engineer. It may be one of your best moves.
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A Tall Tale Of Success (October 1999)

October 20, 2000
Start to finish, the 4 Times Square project kept one eye on the environment and another on the bottom line. The results were healthy, both for people and their pockets.
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Back To The Future (October 1999)

October 20, 2000
The two-pipe system, an idea discarded decades ago, is becoming the future of school heating and cooling in Indiana. As Confucius said, "Study the past if you would divine the future."
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Commissioning: Getting It Right: Proof Sells (October 1999)

October 20, 2000
There's nothing like proof to help "sell" commissioning.
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