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12 Steps to Success… (January 2000)

May 25, 2000
A rigorous commissioning program for its buildings helps MCI Worldcom avoid a telecommunications breakdown.
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A (BAC)Net Gain (January 2000)

May 25, 2000
As backers prepare to take BACnet’s “by the people, for the people” philosophy a step further, let's look at the controls protocol's past and possible future.
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Where There’s Smoke, There’s Ire (January 2000)

May 25, 2000
Many cities have banned cigarette smoking from restaurants, but smokers (and manufacturers) are looking to better ventilation and filtration equipment for ways to please all parties.
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Is Your Laboratory Safe? Is Your Fume Hood Safe? (January 2000)

May 25, 2000
With an overview of the 'status quo' in the fume hood industry and some alarming statistics, the authors suggest that what you don't know could kill you.
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From Beethoven to Bush (February 2000)

May 25, 2000
Whether serving a sophisticated audience or delivering a retrofit to the first family, these projects represent two of hvac’s finest in AHR 2000’s host state.
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NYC Hotel Gives Quiet Check-in to New Chillers

May 25, 2000
Case studies from around the industry
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Thermal Storage Does Justice to Miami Court of Appeals

May 25, 2000
Case studies from around the industry
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Single-Source Solutions: Startup Sheets (February 2000)

May 25, 2000
The holidays are over, but startup sheets make great gifts anytime.
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Tomorrow’s Engineer: An Invitation For Innovation (February 2000)

May 25, 2000
This month, Howard McKew looks for hvac design opportunities, from start to startup.
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