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Replaced or Refurbished, Office Building's Rooftop Units Quietly Take Care of Business

At this Denver office building, the building owner wasn't ready to replace both of his outdated multizone units, so the failed unit was replaced and the other unit was refurbished.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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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