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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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Coliseum-sized ductwork provides air of victory at new Lions' den

August 31, 2002
On November 16, 1999, a new era in Detroit Lions history began when the team officially launched the construction of its new downtown stadium, Ford Field. This summer the Lions
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Compressed air drier parches moisture problems

August 31, 2002
Founded in 1947, Metlon Corp. (Cranston, RI) provides high-precision slitting capabilities for a wide range of materials including plastic films, papers, metal foils, impregnated fabrics, and laminations of these and
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New centrifugal chillers an instant hit at Sony CD facility

August 31, 2002
Sony Disc Manufacturing operates a 365,000-sq-ft compact-disc manufacturing facility in Springfield, OR. The six-year-old plant employs approximately 400 employees and has the capacity to produce as many as 12 million
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Magnetic drives solve hvac maintenance problems for high-profile Seattle tower

July 30, 2002
Located in the heart of downtown Seattle, the 55-story Washington Mutual Tower is one of the city's premier office buildings, with over 1 million sq ft of tenant space and
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Proprietary process boosted by drives, regenerated energy

July 30, 2002
Two years ago when American Synthetic Fiber (ASF) planned construction of its new 240,000-sq-ft fiber extrusion and nonwoven fabric production facility in Pendergrass, GA, managers focused on a singular objective:
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Controls soar at San Diego International Airport

July 30, 2002
A 900-sq-ft parking lot separated the new control system from the rest of the airport facilities. Rather than tearing up the lot, however, Quark Communications integrated the two systems via
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Baseball bas: system, fan-shaped roof fortify fan count

July 30, 2002
The weather was cold and miserable on the Milwaukee Brewers' opening day, April 6, 2001. However, 42,400 fans easily forgot about that while sitting in comfort beneath the roof of
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