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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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Magnetic drives solve hvac maintenance problems for high-profile Seattle tower

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

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

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

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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Morrow's tomorrow promises comfort

Morrow County Hospital (MCH) is located in the north central Ohio community of Mount Gilead, where it has been serving the community for the past 50 years. MCH, managed by
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Exempla's bas update vaccinates against nuisance calls

Exempla Healthcare of Colorado is a quality, low-cost provider of health care services, ranging from standard inpatient to wellness education and primary physician care. Lutheran Medical Center (LMC) in Wheat
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Air handlers in small spaces allow big expansion for Arizona medical center

"We needed space. The Phoenix area is growing rapidly and so was the need for medical treatment facilities. In 1999 we quantified the need to expand this facility, and we
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Ductwork whips former retail store's aesthetics, airflow into shape

When members enter the aptly named The Rush Fitness Complex in Knoxville, TN, they get an endorphin rush from the entertaining but very physical atmosphere featuring rock climbing, bungee jumping,
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"Invisible" exhaust stacks give pharmaceutical maker a cure for uncommon code

The new research facility of Syrrx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is somewhat unusual, in that its roof exhaust system's stack is not very visible at all. This 84,000-sq-ft high-tech facility, designed for
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