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UVC lights the way to cleaner air, energy savings at FL office tower

November 1, 2013
In real estate it’s all about location. But in south Florida, where beautiful views and gorgeous weather are the norm, building owners need to find ways to differentiate themselves and bring in tenants.
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More Than Just Fun And Games

This project team left nothing to chance when it came to designing a five-story mixed-space facility for a Chicago gaming company.
August 29, 2013
This project team left nothing to chance when it came to designing a five-story mixed-space facility for a Chicago gaming company. They also dealt a full hand of space-specific tactics: upgraded DX units, a dedicated variable-speed kitchen exhaust system, underfloor air, and better motors and drives improved the odds for efficiency. Pull the handle on this project story to get to the payoff.
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Air curtains keep things flowing at WI dairy farm

August 2, 2013
Energy-saving mechanical systems are popping up everywhere — even cows are feeling the benefits
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AHRI releases heat pump standards

August 1, 2013

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute has published two new standards covering commercial heat pumps.


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Philadelphia high-rise becomes ‘virtual power plant’

July 1, 2013
At 1500 Walnut St. in Philadelphia stands a piece of history — a 22-story piece of history to be exact
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Commercial refrigeration system: Trane

June 3, 2013

The Trane® Advantage VRF™ variable refrigerant system features variable-speed compressor technology and offers customizable solutions for temperature control and occupant comfort. The new systems from Trane adopt ‘smart inverter’ compressors and feature an upgraded vapor injection system, providing improved performance over previous versions.


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Calculated Conditioning: The IAQ Of UFAD

UFAD and displacement ventilation systems require accurate estimates to meet relative humidity requirements and ensure efficient operations. Take a look at a few design options, and contemplate the reader challenge at the end.
April 26, 2013
Since their introduction in Europe in the 1950s, and their domestic rise in specification during the 1990s, UFAD and displacement ventilation systems promise significant energy savings as a direct result of a higher supply air temperature that yields an increase in the use of economizer or free cooling hours.
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Corps Community Revival: New Chicago Community Center Features Diverse MEP Design

Practical MEP design — comprising modular boilers, waste heat recovery, remote monitoring, designing around local restrictions, and much more — delivers flexibility and sustainability to Chicago’s largest community center.
January 30, 2013
In today’s world, so-called “high-performance, sustainable” facilities are a dime a dozen. But many of these buildings rely on overly complex mechanical systems to carry out their mission.
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New boilers work miracles for Saint Arnold Brewing Company

January 29, 2013

Saint Arnold Brewing Company co-founder Brock Wagner knew that his growing craft brewery’s move to a 104,000-sq-ft building in Houston’s Northside district would require a new steam boiler system. 


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HVAC on the Aisles

January 2, 2013

Once again, we bring you an advance peek of what will be on the floor when AHR Expo attendees arrive in Dallas late this month. Attendees and non-attendees alike can also browse a treasure trove of info at www.ahrexpo.com. But for now, enjoy a snapshot drawn straight from the exhibitors themselves.


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How to Calculate Backup Power Supply Requirements for Your Facility

On-Demand This webinar reviews how to determine power requirements of facility loads; electrical characteristics and impact of different types of loads such as large motors and UPS systems on power supply sizing; acceptable power sources and other constraints applied by building codes; and how software tools can be used to simplify the process of calculating backup power requirements.  

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