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Polypropylene pressure piping system improves server reliability

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These pipes carry 40° chilled water to cooling units throughout the Utah State University Data Center. No insulation is needed to prevent condensation because polypropylene is a natural insulator.When Utah
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Control valves pave the way for DOT's variable primary system

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While a variable primary system was in keeping with the high-efficiency standards of a General Service Administration building, the load and the various chiller sizes complicated control at this headquarters
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Air intake filters reduce strain on facility staff

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Building management officials at a 65,737-sq-ft bio-medical building located on the campus of a major university in southeastern Michigan had reached a point where they had to do something about
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For combo laundromat-café, tankless is just the ticket

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The owners of this Connecticut laundromat/café pondered the scenario of 25 washers all running hot water at once, which would involve long fill times. However, a gas-fired tankless unit allowed
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Data center cooling solution gives manager both rest and rebate

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While precision cooling units provided reliable control of room temperature, humidity, and airflow, they were not enough to address the rising heat density at this data center. A complete solution
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UVC technology grabs LEED® points at city hall project

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Installing UVC technology in AHUs downstream of cooling coils enabled City Hall in Sammamish, WA to reduce HVAC energy and operational costs, improve IAQ, and become the first project to
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VAV diffusers critical to green agency's Platinum building

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As part of the quest for a LEED® Platinum certification at this public agency building, Rumsey Engineers was challenged to earn all 10 LEED energy credits on a small budget.
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Retrofit makes 35% fuel savings a habit for Dominican Sisters

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For the first time since 1969, the Dominican Sisters living at this facility have access to cold rather than lukewarm water, as well as nearly instantaneous hot water in all
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Emergency cooling units rescue cancer research center's freezer farm

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This facility houses hundreds of cancer research projects that must be maintained within stringent environmental conditions - any changes in temperature and humidity could influence the accuracy of long-running experiments,
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Modular central plant meets mission-critical challenge

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Herakles Data had outgrown the capacity of its existing chillers and needed additional capacity that could meet the demands of its mission-critical interior space and ambient temperatures that typically reach
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