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System Cures Scaling Blues For New Orleans Hotel Chillers

October 19, 2000
New Orleans is a hot bed for cool jazz, hot and spicy food, and old-fashioned, Cajun-style Southern hospitality that is second to none. So when one conjures up images of
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No Playing Around: YMCA Fire Gives Design The Ultimate Smoke Bomb Test

October 19, 2000
After settling down at home to watch the 11 p.m. news, mechanical engineer David Andiorio was horrified to see live coverage of a fire at the Camp Hill, PA-based YMCA
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Wisconsin Central Gets On Track With Retrofit

October 19, 2000
The timing couldn't have been better. Wisconsin Central, a regional railroad located in Fond du Lac, WI, needed help in 1995 with its hvac system. Wisconsin Central received a direct
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Tomorrow's Engineer: Company Standards And You (November 2000)

October 19, 2000
Company standards, part 2: the advantages.
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Commissioning: Getting It Right: The Quality Issue (November 2000)

October 19, 2000
Which is more important: budget, schedule, or quality?
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Indoor Sports Facility Sets Record For Comfort

October 19, 2000
Penn State University opened its newest sports facility in the summer of 1999. The new Indoor Track Facility replaces an outdated facility which was demolished to make room for the
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Single-Source Solutions: Redundancy and O&M Plans (November 2000)

October 19, 2000
What good is redundancy without an O&M plan?
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Designing With Maintenance In Mind (November 2000)

October 19, 2000
Despite the best intentions of owners, architect/engineers, and builders, sometimes things go wrong. Perhaps surprisingly, maintenance strategy is a frequent culprit behind startup problems.
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The Mechanical Modernization Of A Classical Icon (November 2000)

October 19, 2000
The historic General Motors Building is getting transformed into a new office center for the State of Michigan, combining Roaring '20s grandeur with 21st-century hvac.
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