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Air eliminators/dirt separators solve chronic coil problems

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Waukesha Memorial Hospital in Waukesha, WI, is a full-service health care facility comprising some 900,000 sq ft. Established in 1914, the hospital employs approximately 2,480 people with a maximum capacity
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New cooling strategy introduces ductliner benefits to Arizona schools

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The state of Arizona's School Facilities Board, which governs all building improvements at state schools, recently established minimum facilities guidelines for all schools in Arizona. Any school that is measured
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School builds efficiency lesson plans around open-systems flexibility

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The Simcoe County District School Board in central Ontario, Canada has 115 school and support buildings spread over almost 2,000 square miles. It sought to incorporate more consistency, efficiency, and
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Rooftop units teach economy and ecology lessons

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More than 45 years after its construction, Benilde-St. Margaret's School (BSM) in the Minneapolis suburb of St. Louis Park, MN, recently completed a $12 million renovation and expansion project. In
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Air cooled chillers, ice storage end afternoon holidays for NC students

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"Our goal was never again to dismiss school because of classroom heat." Bill Gilbert had an ambitious mission, because as energy director for the Johnston County school district near Raleigh,
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Major retrofit serves as HVAC pacemaker for Sacred Heart

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When maintenance and energy bills begin to outweigh the cost of a new HVAC system, it's time for an update. Smith Air Conditioning in Ville Platte, LA equipped Sacred Heart
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With aquarium's controls, Chicago is penguins' kind of town

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In addition to creating a 26% reduction in energy consumption between 1996 and 2001 (despite significant renovations and expansions) the new BAS has allowed the John G. Shedd Aquarium to
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Dual compressor brings less noise, lower costs to high-rise

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After two cooling seasons, a 575-ton, dual centrifugal chiller installed in the Harbor Point Condominiums building has exceeded the 30% savings on electric usage estimated by the engineering firms. As chief
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It's academic: Medical center benefits from enhanced BAS

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital sought the ability to allow its staff members the ability to adjust the temperatures in patient rooms, intensive care rooms, laboratories, and surgery suites. Northwestern Memorial Hospital
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Refrigeration Retrofit Creates Energy Savings On Tap

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Few consumers think much about how their favorite beer winds up in their local tavern or store. If they live in Kern County, CA, the "King of Beers" comes to
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