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B2B: Energy Retro-Cx

Month 1 - The Energy Conservation Opportunity: Process Heating for an Industrial Building Application
September 23, 2013
This final three-part series for 2013 is a continuation of the July, August, and September industrial heating system application with this month’s focus on the process heating system.
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Energy Retro-Cx

Based on Cx-3 ATC/FPT and TAB-3 software
August 29, 2013
MONTH 3- The Energy Conservation Opportunity: Process Heating for an Industrial Building Application - Solution Implementation and Monitor, Measure, and Benchmarking
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Tomorrow's Environment

Designing A Central Boiler Plant Equipment Room

Ventilation, noise, and fuel storage are just a few important considerations.
July 1, 2013
To continue the design engineering of equipment rooms, we move on this month from chiller plants to boiler rooms
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Condensing Boilers: Maximizing Benefits

Using and optimizing a heating hot water reset schedule improves efficiencies.
June 1, 2013
Condensing boilers, while commonly installed for heating hot water applications, often fail to deliver their inherent efficiency advantage because of deficiencies in the system design, start-up, and operation.
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Case In Point

Steam boilers help distillery with sustainability goals

April 26, 2013
Death’s Door Spirits in Middleton, WI, is a popular craft distiller known for its vodka, gin, and whisky that uses organic wheat from Washington Island, Wis. The brand is sold across the United States and Europe, and according to the distillery, the beverages would not be possible without the use of two LX-100 SG steam boilers from Miura.
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Green design model retrofit uses boilers in effort to LEED by example

Electricity and natural gas costs were reduced at the Environmental Way building, thanks to hydronic boilers.
February 28, 2013
For David Bowles, a former IBM corporate facility in Charlotte, NC was much more than an abandoned eyesore.
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Bridging Schools And Eras with HVAC

With literal and figurative tight spaces handled, now new boilers, hydronics, pumping systems, and DDC all work together to impress and serve.
February 27, 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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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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Tomorrow's Environment

Solar Heat & Electricity: What's The Problem?

January 29, 2013

In some settings, the old excuses don’t hold water anymore.


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Case In Point

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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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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