Case In Point

Exhaust retrofit yields less labor, no odor for resort

Fume collection units were installed at this casino/resort to eliminate food odors that were emanating into guest rooms.Located in Albuquerque, NM, Sandia Resort & Casino is an Indian gaming operation
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Pipes and performance protected at Philly condo high-rise

Self-sealing pipe insulation was used in this 43-story condo project to keep out moisture and thwart mold.High-rise concrete structures offer excellent thermal efficiency but present a number of challenges during
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Flexible VAV systems prove the right fit for NYC space demands

The VAV DX systems in this New York high rise help reign in utility bills while maintaining optimum temperature control.Flexible VAV systems prove the right fit for NYC space demands
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Radio stations' rooftop systems dial down noise and vibration

When Kansas City residents tune in to KMBZ radio, their local ABC-affiliated news and sports station, they hear crystal-clear communication. It’s the result not only of the latest broadcast technology,
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Self-reliance dotcom - online facility services strengthens university's physical plant operations

Web-based tools helped the facilities team at this university manage campus buildings, improve HVAC efficiency,  and save energy, while keeping operating costs in line.Since its inception in 1911, the University
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Efficient HVAC and duct wrap team up at high-tech high school

Seeking to make this new high school energy-efficient, designers specified a resilient fiberglass blanket insulation to blanket about 200,000 sq ft of galvanized steel ductwork. The wrap is designed to
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Custom controls manage a little old and a little new, assembling a success for buyer

An integrated system featuring a self-contained rooftop unit, VAV terminals, and BAS programs and manages the new Lenovo headquarters’ climate, light-ing, energy consumption, and scheduling needs.When Lenovo purchased IBM’s personal
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Perfect pitch: Swiss team sings praises of heat transfer fluid at new arena

A state-of-the art hydronic earth-warming system was built beneath the surface of the lawn to keep the field at AFG Arena in St. Gallen, Switzerland play-ready. (Photo courtesy of AFG
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Filters help get hospital cooling towers out of intensive care

The installation of intake filters eliminated sludge build-up, which in turn prevented strainer and/or blowdown valve clogging that had occurred in this hospital’s cooling tower systems. Additionally, the installation allowed
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Fire protection retrofit changes hospital expansion's prognosis

This hospital had three different fire protection systems from three manufacturers, which created confusion whenever there was a fire event or emergency situation. An intelligent analog/addressable fire alarm control panel
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