Case In Point

Efficient HVAC and duct wrap team up at high-tech high school

September 1, 2008
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

September 1, 2008
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

September 1, 2008
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

July 1, 2008
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

July 1, 2008
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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Green archival room design preserves both papyrus and the environment

June 1, 2008
The design process for the mechanical system at this University of Michigan library took more than a year and resulted in a custom designed precision A/C system that safeguards ancient
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Hydronic system holds humidity at bay in Curaçao office building

June 1, 2008
Temperature cascades, demanding absolute humidity conditions, high energy costs, and power supply parameters presented some logistical challenges to the designers of this tropical office building. A single-pipe hydronic system helped
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A sweet solution: Rental chillers help save one million dollars' worth of sugar beets

June 1, 2008
Despite the snow in this picture, company officials at this sugar beet processing facility faced a warm spring in 2007 and worried their large crop would thaw and spoil before
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Heat pump-based HVAC and control system contributes to bright IdeA(s)

June 1, 2008
Would you believe that this building was a 1960s-era windowless concrete bank? Now it houses an engineering consultancy and uses renewable energy from photovoltaics to meet 100% of its energy
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Sustainable building authority walks the walk when promoting green products

June 1, 2008
What appears to be a single-family residence is actually a university’s “recycled” live-in classroom and center for sustainability education. A 119-gal, 130,000-Btuh solar water heater played a key role in
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