Case In Point

DDC helps "Burn City" train firefighters in real-world conditions

November 29, 2002
In order to meet the HVAC needs for the new, 79,604-sq-ft facility Fire Technology Training Center on the Northwest Campus of Fort Worth's Tarrant County College in Texas, computer-generated load
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Time & Life makes news with rare trifuel chiller plant

October 30, 2002
When the Time & Life Building opened its doors in 1959, steam-turbine-drive chillers provided cooling for the 48-story building at 1271 Avenue of the Americas. An electricity-driven chiller was added
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Chillers, AHUs free engineers to air condition historic Miami tower

October 30, 2002
What kind of A/C do you install in a 78-year-old building that has no useable roof space, no dedicated mechanical room, and limited choices for retrofit? Freedom Tower restoration project
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Replaced or Refurbished, Office Building's Rooftop Units Quietly Take Care of Business

October 30, 2002
At this Denver office building, the building owner wasn't ready to replace both of his outdated multizone units, so the failed unit was replaced and the other unit was refurbished.
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Hot Water System Pumps New Life Into Civic Center

September 27, 2002
The Civic Center Complex in Evansville, IN, was built in 1965. The 400,000-sq-ft facility includes an administration building that consists of three occupied floors with a full basement, and a
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Bent-Watertube Design Makes Heating System Shipshape

September 27, 2002
Since new boilers were installed at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center three years ago, the Navy reports the equipment's operating efficiency has increased by 30%. In 2000, the Navy decided
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National Defense Research Lab Fights Silica In Heat Transfer

September 27, 2002
For years, Los Alamos National Laboratories had searched for a solution to the buildup of silica in its chiller, but newer chiller condensers using a brush system have never required
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Winning Fans In Huge Vehicle Maintenance Building

September 27, 2002
The 10 heating units on the perimeter of Chicago's Throop Building did a great job of heating a 20-ft radius, but after that, the heat soon rose to the ceiling,
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Innovative "dry heat" system lifts fog for pilot boat

August 31, 2002
The Humber Calisto is a 56-ft pilot boat, operating on the Humber estuary on the northeast coast of England. It carries harbor pilots to and from large ocean-going ships. The
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Auto facility hums along with aid of duct wrap

August 31, 2002
It's hard to drive a block these days without encountering an SUV or two; their popularity has grown exponentially as auto manufacturers promote a tough vehicle with a family-friendly
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