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Humidification makes surprising difference for seniors and staff

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

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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Ring protects bearings, calms motors at Time & Life Building

Bearing rings installed on the VFDs at the Time & Life Building in New York’s Rockefeller Center protect from electrical bearing damage. Preventive maintenance at a prominent Manhattan building illustrates
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Fastener manufacturer cools down fuel costs with infrared

Infrared heating saved this aerospace manufacturing plant $183,000 in combined energy and maintenance costs.Saving energy and improving comfort for over 100 employees topped the list of priorities for Adam Leiferman,
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Superheated steam makes the grade in Ivy League

Back-pressure steam turbines reduce Princeton’s carbon footprint by 1,200 pounds annually.In 2008, Princeton University developed a sustainability plan to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions to 1990 levels by the year
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Hotel succeeds with waterfront views, upfront BAS needs

The Hilton San Diego Bayfront has an integrated controls system that allows for programming of the AHU and central plant and for demand control and energy efficiency sequences.Rising 30 stories
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Property manager recovers utility costs after submeter retrofit

Park Plaza Condominiums, a nine-level mixed-use property in Pittsburgh, achieved electrifying results after retrofitting more than 120 submeters over a 35-day period.Located a few blocks from Pittsburgh’s Carnegie-Mellon University, Park
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Grocery store finds going green is second nature

A state-of-the-art refrigeration system has saved 40% in energy costs and removed 29 million pounds of CO2 from the atmosphere.When Giant Food Stores opened the doors to its new Harrisburg,
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Fan array makes a fan of The Joint

The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas lowered sound levels and kept its cool after an AHU retrofit.The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel &
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Small valves introduce big changes to Czech high-tech campus

The Park business center in Chodov of the Czech Republic saved 52% in one month thanks to the installation of flow limiting and control valves.In the six years since it
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