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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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Optimization process locates cure for pharma lab's energy ailments

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Humidification makes surprising difference for seniors and staff

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A new steam humidification system and air exchangers improved IAQ and reduced skin problems for residents of the Middletown Home in Middletown, PA.Humidification makes surprising difference for seniors and staffWhen
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Filters remove corrosive elements, improve air quality

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Anyone questioning whether air curtains can prevent vehicle emissions and cold winter air infiltration at restaurant drive-thru window stations needs only to talk to Arby’s store #5775 employee, Jessica Varga.If
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