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An encore performance: How a BAS retrofit breathed new life into a city center

The Dearborn Civic Arts Center recently benefited from a major $43 million, three-year renovation that involved extensive HVAC and BAS work. The center's centerpiece is its 1,200-seat theater, which required
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BAS evolves along with expanding cancer research center

The Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa is expected open the door to its new Research Tower Project later this year. While this new facility will double the size of the
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Custom heat recovery dehumidifier makes splash at NYC natatorium

The 67,000-sq-ft McBurney YMCA features a health and wellness center, paddleball courts, and a perimeter running track, but the focal point of the facility is the 7,000-sq-ft natatorium, which features
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In-room air purifiers improve classroom IAQ near Ground Zero

Located two blocks from ground zero, PS/IS 89 was evacuated for over five and a half months (following September 11, 2001) due to substandard IAQ. Blueair air purifiers were employed
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Subassemblies go subterranean for Hoyas’ pool retrofit

HVAC design engineers and contractors are no strangers to difficult installations, especially when it comes to retrofit applications. During design and planning stages, architects sometimes don’t give equipment rooms the
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Pharmaceutical manufacturer buys building, becomes big fan of air movement performance

Five buildings on the Immunex campus house 22 supply units and five return units that use unique aerodynamic inlet and outlet configurations. The supply units range in capacity from 30,000
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Quiet cooling gets high marks in college office

Monroe College, in New York City's Bronx borough, needed to install an HVAC system in King Hall, a turn-of-the century brick building, while maintaining the building's aesthetic beauty. A high-velocity,
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Custom valves make retrofit another “great idea” for historical library

There is a line that banners The Mary Baker Eddy Library for the Benefit of Humanity's website that reads: "... where the world's great ideas intersect." It is a fitting
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Dehumidifying air conditioners maintain a precise climate for HGTV

With the tremendous heat load produced by mission-critical broadcast operations servers and associated high-tech equipment at the corporate headquarters of Scripps Networks (Knoxville, TN) mechanical engineer Greg Farmer needed a
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Westin Poinsett Hotel restored to 1920s elegance with 21st-century comfort

A Balancing Act Although its value as a historic landmark is limitless, the hotel's restoration budget was not. Developers P. Steven Dopp and Greg Lenox of Packwood Management, Charleston, SC,
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