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Energy Planning Network: Get To Know Your Bills “Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality,” (November 1999)

Reading the ones your utility sends will leaves you more to put in the bank.
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Thermal Storage Finds Cool Results In Midwestern Cities

A potent combination of thermal storage, a three-pronged chiller approach, and unique "trigeneration" technology contributes to the comfort of countless groups - engineers and otherwise - convening each year at
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Retrofits Drive Savings For Minnesota Complex

Aside from baseball's Twins and the Twin Cities, Minnesota also has a twin-tower government complex in Minneapolis. A unique feature - and air-handling challenge - is its 150-ft, 24-story atrium.With
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Single-Source Solutions: The Different Roles Of The Engineer And Project Manager (November 1999)

Engineer and project manager: Different perspectives can form a seamless vision.


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Historic Campus Teaches Lesson In Energy

St. Augustine's College in Raleigh, NC, signed a five-year Performance Contract with Johnson Controls to implement a much-needed retrofit and bring the college into the 21st century.Founded in 1867 to
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Federal Building Elects To Convert Chillers, Comes Out A Winner

At the William S. Moorhead Federal Building in Pittsburgh, two original 990-ton chillers were replaced with two 600-ton, high-efficiency centrifugal machines plus ice storage. "The project started out as an
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The Exact Contract: Substitutions And Options

How and when to substitute is an exciting issue in construction.
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Learn IT, Know IT, Use IT: Storing It All Away

Is our current "Information Age" too much to handle?
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Tomorrow’s Engineer: Company Standards

Part 1: the disadvantages.
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Pool Gets High Marks For Dive Into Innovation

Oak Point's return air runs are hidden next to vertical supports with takeoffs under benches. A combination dehumidifier/boiler saved the city of Plano, TX, money and space.The new 85,000-sq-ft Oak
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