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Alabama District Implements Program For Long-term Savings

February 27, 2002
According to Wayne Lowe, energy manager for Shelby County Schools in Alabama, controlling energy costs is a major challenge facing the district. "We've placed a high priority on this area.
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In Kansas City, New CMMS Proves Just Right For The Long Hall

February 27, 2002
One of the sites that visitors to Kansas City, MO, remember most is the distinctive "Sky Stations" standing 400 ft above H. Roe Bartle Hall, the downtown convention center's central
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Custom Dehumidification Units Help Elementary School Pass Makeup Test

February 27, 2002
Hvac engineers are starting to realize that nearly anything can be specified into a custom makeup air unit. For example, packaged makeup air dehumidification units with reverse cycle heat pump
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Humble District Proud Of Thermal Storage Retrofit

February 27, 2002
Faced with 16- to 22-year-old cooling equipment that required repeated compressor replacements and couldn't meet the cooling demands of its school buildings, the Humble Independent School District (ISD) in Humble,
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Casino Hits Jackpot With Fire Protection Upgrade

February 19, 2002
The Treasure Island Resort & Casino (Red Wing, MN) had been experiencing tremendous growth over the past seven years. What began as a bingo hall 14 years ago has now
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Software Helps With Cranes, Trains, And Automobiles

February 19, 2002
When the task is installing 12-ton chillers on top of a 15-story building in a busy downtown location, creative thinking and meticulous planning are a must. Murphy & Miller, Inc.
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Iowa Group Gives New IS System A Clean Bill Of Health

February 19, 2002
Investment in information technology has surfaced as the top priority among many organizations planning for the future. One such group is Iowa Health System (IHS, Des Moines, IA), which has
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PacBell Lighting Snag Calls For Handy Upgrade

February 19, 2002
Earlier this year, the clock was ticking down for the majestic Pacific Bell (or "PacBell") Center in San Ramon, CA. When the center was built in 1985, its owners chose
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Comfort, Efficiency Check In Following Brazil Hotel's Bas Integration

January 29, 2002
The Gran Meliá WTC São Paulo Hotel is one of the most sophisticated hotels in São Paulo, Brazil. It is connected to the World Trade Center (WTC) complex and located
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Underfloor Air System Helps Turn 1920s Warehouse Into High-tech Office

January 29, 2002
M.C. Real Estate Services (Kansas City, MO) estimates that 60% of its projects in the last five years have been building rehabs rather than new construction. As a strong supporter
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