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Hot Water For Each Guest's Room At 55¢ A Day Is A Luxury For Resort

April 1, 2009
One gas-fired water heater replaced two antiquated boilers at this Cape Cod resort, resulting in increased satisfaction and economical hot water for guests.Imagine you are the plant manager for a
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Valves Spells ‘Relief' For New Jersey School District

April 1, 2009
You might think it would take an army of plumbers to meet the day-to-day needs of an entire school district of circa 1960s buildings. Schools take considerable daily abuse from
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Infrared heaters deliver elementary lesson in economical comfort

March 1, 2009
With the skyrocketing costs of energy affecting people of all ages, the students and teachers at the Moffat School in southeastern Colorado learned a valuable lesson in energy efficiency.At an
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Portable units navigated security, cooled liberally at DNC

March 1, 2009
As preparations heated up for the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, the outdoor climate also sizzled: The Mile High City experienced a record streak of 90°F+ days, with temperatures
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Temporary HVAC does cooling right for GOP

March 1, 2009
Portable air conditioners ranging in capacity from 42,200 to 77,500 Btuh were used to cool the 475,000-sq-ft Xcel Energy Center during the Republican National Convention.The 2008 Republican National Convention, held
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UVC lights keep out unwanted resident in twin condo towers: mold

February 1, 2009
UVC units were installed in Toronto’s Number One Quay condominiums, resulting in a 99% reduction in mold counts on fancoil test units.Located on Toronto’s waterfront in the Harbourfront Centre District,
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Alumni Center adds to modern feel with frictionless chiller

February 1, 2009
A new frictionless chiller, VFDs, and energy management system has saved the McNamara Alumni Center at the University of Minnesota 169,130 kWh during its first season of operation.The McNamara Alumni
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Statue of Liberty chills with plastic cooling towers

January 9, 2009
She has put on a nice face for more than 100 years, welcoming seafarers to these shores with dignity and grace. But deep down, the Statue of Liberty was hurting.
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TPC Sawgrass' new clubhouse reaches the green while cooling

January 9, 2009
Thanks to a new $32 million clubhouse at TPC Sawgrass, the home of professional golf’s annual The Tournament Players Championship now has nearly as many sustainable and eco-friendly practices inside
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Done digging: Utah district warms up to piping alternative

December 1, 2008
Faced with leaking underground chiller piping, the Salt Lake City School District needed a solution that would be leak-proof and inexpensive. A polypropylene pipe system ended up meeting those needs.As
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