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Monroe College, in New York City's Bronx borough, needed to install an HVAC system in King Hall, a turn-of-the century brick building, while maintaining the building's aesthetic beauty. A high-velocity,
With the tremendous heat load produced by mission-critical broadcast operations servers and associated high-tech equipment at the corporate headquarters of Scripps Networks (Knoxville, TN) mechanical engineer Greg Farmer needed a
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The state of Arizona's School Facilities Board, which governs all building improvements at state schools, recently established minimum facilities guidelines for all schools in Arizona. Any school that is measured
A few circumstances in a data center make it ripe for a CHP design to boost efficiency. Let’s get into the options within both relevant chiller types, why payback may be shorter than expected, and the assorted potential benefits from lower costs to higher reliability. Some tips from an array of manufacturers’ reps round out this useful investigation.