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Packaged unit's dehumidification teaches Texas junior high how to quiet complaints

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IAQ is a hot topic today in school environments. Many schools rely on dehumidification units to facilitate proper IAQ and comply with ASHRAE standards. Parkhill Junior High in Dallas, TX,
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An upper-crust retrofit at pizza franchise

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Richmond Enterprises (San Antonio, TX), one of the oldest continually-operated franchisees in the Pizza Hut restaurant chain, has discovered a low-cost air conditioning solution for its new 5,000-sq-ft maintenance center.
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Alabama District Implements Program For Long-term Savings

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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