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Single-Source Solutions: Starting Startup Sheets (September 2000)

August 21, 2000
Howard McKew has some ideas for starting startup sheets.
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Commissioning Getting It Right: Using Commissioning In D-B Projects (September 2000)

August 21, 2000
Adapting the commissioning process in d-b projects is easy if everyone is on the same page.
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Nonprofit Hospital Saves Space and Money

August 21, 2000
Providence Hospital, founded in 1861, is the oldest continuously operated hospital in Washington, DC. As a non-profit operation, energy use is carefully scrutinized. When it came time to upgrade, both
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Refrigeration System Keeps ‘Food For Thought’ Fresh at Ohio University

August 21, 2000
The kids in your household like their milk cold and their meals hot. If you have almost 20,000 kids in your “house,” you’d better have one terrific refrigeration system. That
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Building Automation: Avoid Data Drift (September 2000)

August 21, 2000
The automated building industry is heading for the clouds.
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Protecting Your Pressure Vessels (September 2000)

August 21, 2000
What should you expect from a condition assessment of pressure vessel equipment? The authors look at long-term planning, inspection types, and contractor options.
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Better Airflow, Better Cashflow (September 2000)

August 21, 2000
Avoiding the quick fix and considering the types of ducts, transitions, and other particulars involved with fan/duct problems will minimize return visits and owner expenses alike.
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Finding Holes In The Data Center Envelope (September 2000)

August 21, 2000
Recently, data technology has grown as fast as any “traditional” sector of industry. As seen in this case, a round of tracer gas testing is one method to identify the scope of recurring air quality problems and lead toward an effective remedy.
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New Refrigeration Technology Poised To Heat Up The Market (September 2000)

August 21, 2000
A new industrial refrigeration system promises to save energy, reduce costs and emissions, and provide 40% more refrigeration than traditional systems. Sounds almost too good to be true.
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