Case In Point

For combo laundromat-café, tankless is just the ticket

May 1, 2008
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

May 1, 2008
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

April 1, 2008
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

April 1, 2008
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

April 1, 2008
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

April 1, 2008
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

April 1, 2008
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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Dehumidification retrofit's speed and performance win big with swim team

March 1, 2008
This pool’s original dehumidification unit was approximately 20 years old and in desperate need of replacement before swim team practices and meets began. A new unit now provides pool water
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Temporary makeup air heaters facilitate perfect finish

March 1, 2008
Construction of this high school required a temporary air management solution that would allow workers to apply finishes without having to fire up the permanent HVAC system. In order to
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Excessive ambient noise gets expelled after new classroom units arrive

March 1, 2008
Employing a new acoustically improved HVAC unit at its Audiology Laboratory, where students’ hearing is tested, proved to be a sound decision. The new unit reduced the overall ambient noise
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