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Combined Heating Plant Serves Three Schools, Provides Huge Savings

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L'Anse is a community of 4,500 located in the west-central portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. In 1998, voters passed a bond referendum for $9,855,000 for the purpose of building a
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Canadian testing lab sees positive data from gas humidification system

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Electric utility and maintenance costs at the Region of Waterloo (ONT, Canada) Water Testing Laboratory had become more than the budget could bear, according to Brian Bechtel, coordinator of energy
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University known for IT experiences advantages of single-source controls

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The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is a well-respected institution with a combined student population of 15,000 - midsized in comparison to larger universities. But the Carnegie Foundation ranks
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Heat Recovery System Does Victory Lap At Pool Facility

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When Lorain County (OH) Metro Parks embarked on building a new aquatic facility, it was at a terrible disadvantage because of a limited budget. At a time when most large
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Dehumidification, IAQ design work swimmingly for Boilermakers

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Purdue University's new aquatic center was designed using a dual return-air system consisting of underdeck duct that returns 25% of the air at the pool deck level where chloramines concentration
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DDC helps "Burn City" train firefighters in real-world conditions

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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