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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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Chilled beams win over the humid South

A chilled beam installation at the Charles H. Townes Center for Science at Furman University in South Carolina is forecast to save the university 31% in energy costs, which equals
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It's no illusion: VFD technology boosts chiller performance in Las Vegas resort

Pacific University used 25% less gas and electricity by installing a zone-controlled heating and cooling system in one of its student housing buildings.In the desert city of Las Vegas, there
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Bronx zoo's green effort gets assist from high-density plastic cooling system

High-density polyethylene cooling towers have eliminated corrosion at the Bronx Zoo. (Photo courtesy of Suzanne Bolduc ©WCS.)In many ways, the Bronx Zoo stands in stark contrast to its home in
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Boiler retrofit modernizes system while freeing up showroom floor space

A boiler retrofit, including the addition of zone control, cut the heating bills of this generator distributor in half.When Modern Group Ltd. (a privately owned distributor of material handling, construction,
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Hot Water For Each Guest's Room At 55¢ A Day Is A Luxury For Resort

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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