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Yale School of Medicine models for healthier airflow

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

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

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

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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Optimization process locates cure for pharma lab's energy ailments

Software monitoring saved a San Diego pharmaceutical lab 45% in energy costs.The U.S. pharmaceutical industry consumes nearly $1 billion in energy annually. Lab facilities often have environmental and cleanroom requirements
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Chilled beams teach quiet cooling to architecture students

Chilled beams installed at the Marywood University School of Architecture reduced energy consumption and saved space.Colleges and universities are changing the way they approach construction projects, and Marywood University is
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Alaska city asks air handlers to handle 175-mph

Modular outdoor AHUs supply 62,000 cfm of supply air to the city of Unalaska’s power house in extreme conditions.Nothing is easy in the Aleutians. Thus, a project to install necessary
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Engineering firm uses software to solve demand mystery, avoid rate hike

Submetering and energy profiling were used at this Nebraska office building to cycle on equipment and save money in energy costs.When the time came for Morrissey Engineering, Inc., a successful
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Audit, retrofit exhibit multiple benefits for Maine museum

An energy audit saved this Maine museum 40% in electricity costs and reduced its carbon footprint by 54,000 pounds of carbon dioxide.The Maine Discovery Museum, located in Bangor, ME, seeks
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Custom flue pipe retrofit works wonders in a tight space

Non-standard 15-in. diameter liners with smaller, custom flanges helped a boiler retrofit fit into the CHA Flannery Senior Apartments in Chicago.Like many buildings of its era, the 47-year-old CHA Flannery
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