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Piping helps Portland revitalization project save and offer gas

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A flexible gas piping system allowed tenants to add custom gas appliances such as professional gas ranges at this Portland, OR, apartment complex.The revitalization of the Pearl District - an
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Hotel checks into tankless for hot water with room to spare

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A custom made vent system eliminated the need for 17 separate vents required by the gas-fired, tankless water heaters at this Alabama hotel.Saving space is invariably one of the prime
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Service agreement tames urban wildlife parks

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The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) of New York manages the world’s largest system of urban wildlife parks, including its flagship location and headquarters, the Bronx Zoo, as well as the
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Asheville resort digs deep to deliver dehumidification to underground spa patrons

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Multiple dehumidification units allowed for scheduled downtime while maintaining this underground spa’s precise humidity requirements.The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville,
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Self-balancing system, front-end support make the numbers work for KPMG island office

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A single-pipe system kept HVAC system operating costs low, even in the humidity-laden tropical air of Curacao in the Netherlands Antilles.When KPMG, the global audit, tax, and advisory services firm,
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Yoga studio no longer sweats over proper humidity

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The U.S. pharmaceutical industry consumes nearly $1 billion in energy annually. Lab facilities often have environmental and cleanroom requirements that call for 24/7 HVAC. As a result, HVAC can consume
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Yale School of Medicine models for healthier airflow

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When Genesys Engineering took on the job of conducting an energy audit for the Yale School of Medicine, it not only had to prove how it could increase efficiency for
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Successful science: Sandia's decentralized steam plant

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A decentralized steam plant with new boilers in each building saves nearly 12 million gal of water per year at Sandia National Laboratories.In 2004, the Sandia National Laboratory, located at
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Texas hospital increases service, decreases footprint

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New air handlers at Dell Children’s Medical Center helped the hospital achieve LEED® Platinum status.When Dell Children’s Medical Center began the development of its new facility in Austin, TX, the
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Colorful PP-R piping shines in tight mechanical room(s) installation

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Forced to divide mechanical equipment into two very small closets, Mountain Seas Development used polypropylene piping to navigate space in this Utah renovation and avoid the need for power blowers
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