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Belts: Factors, Fictions, And Friction (September 2000)

August 21, 2000
When it comes to maintaining belts in compressors, what appears to be a belt problem could be just a symptom of the real problem elsewhere. Or maybe it is the belt, after all. Read on for practical insights on how to tell the difference, and how to keep the system problem-free in the first place.
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Current Affairs: Power Quality Part 2 (September 2000)

August 21, 2000
This Month: The In’s and Out’s of Vfd’s. The second of two parts.
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Industrial Strength Solutions (September 2000)

August 21, 2000
The right questions at the right times, plus a little effort anticipating possible changes, can manufacture heavy-duty hvac success for these facilities.
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Building Automation: The Net Effect (August 2000)

July 31, 2000
Someday, engineers and managers will wonder how they ever got along without it.
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Should Drives Be Specified In Division 15 Or 16? (August 2000)

July 31, 2000
Keeping vfd specifications in Division 15 (instead of Division 16) may prevent potential pitfalls, including some found when installing vfd's in motor control centers.
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Taming The Ubiquitous Nonlinear Load (August 2000)

July 31, 2000
More equipment that ever (including vfd's) in buildings means more harmonic distortion. A couple of remedies can reduce the risk while preserving efficiency.
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Dataloggers Deliver (August 2000)

July 31, 2000
The most advanced bas system is still only as good as the information it collects. Here's a primer on how the traditional datalogger can monitor system performance.
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Q&A: Getting To The BAS Point (And Counterpoint) (August 2000)

July 31, 2000
To get a snapshot of the ongoing struggle for protocol dominance, Joanna Turpin held a brief Q&A with the LonMark and BACnet camps.
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Hospital uses Software as Vaccine Against Maintenance Woes

July 28, 2000
Case studies from around the industry
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Retrofit Breaks a School’s Funding Catch-22

July 28, 2000
Case studies from around the industry
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