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A new water treatment law nudges a manufacturer to savings

A chemical-free water treatment plan has reduced Playtex Products’ discharge water by 60% and has resulted in a 43% reduction in water use, saving the company money.In 2007, Delaware’s Kent
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Indianapolis school's physical education center sports colorful, high-performance ductwork

More than 3,000 ft of ductwork was installed during construction of Avon High School’s multi-purpose gymnasium. The exposed ductwork was chosen because it could be painted gold, one of the
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In Lincoln's Museum, Artifacts Rely on Fine-Tuned Controls

One hundred VAV controllers are tied to a series of sensors and AHUs to maintain the collection of priceless artifacts at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, IL.Looking back,
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Heat transfer fluid helps Winter Olympians make the leap to greatness

The Nordic Ski Jump at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, uses a glycol-based heat transfer fluid to keep the ramp surface frozen for competition.In February 2010, the
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Preventive care: controls retrofit gives a healthy present to hospital

A BAS was installed on the St. Vincent Health System campus in Arkansas, saving an estimated $1 million and improving O&M.Established in 1888 in Little Rock, AR under the name
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Hospital meets pressure to perform by reducing pressure drop, filtration costs

Emory University Midtown Hospital in Atlanta saved money by changing filters based on performance instead of a calendar date.Like many other health care providers, Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare is keenly aware
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What to do when the piping replacement needs a replacement?

Polypropylene was used at this Florida retirement community to repair the piping system and save 10% to 15% in first cost.Water challenges, chemical interactions, and other factors led an Orlando
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Boiler retrofit burns off CT manufacturers' gas consumption by 25%

New boilers reduced this Connecticut manufacturing facility’s energy costs.In 2007, after nearly ten years in service, countless repairs, deteriorating efficiency, and four consecutive increases in annual natural gas consumption, OFS
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Active chilled beam cooling reduces energy usage 20% in genomics lab

Computational fluid dynamics were used to design a chilled beam system for the Genomic Science Building on the University of North Carolina campus. The installation is expected to deliver a
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Muskogee Community Hospital incorporates UVC, geothermal en route to LEED® Gold

A geothermal system installed at the Muskogee Community Hospital in Muskogee, OK will save the hospital approximately $144,000 in heating, cooling, and maintenance costs, the hospital predicts.Muskogee Community Hospital in
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