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Winning Fans In Huge Vehicle Maintenance Building

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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