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New water heater breaks cold snap in Wrigley locker room

Hearing "Striiiiike three!" called, eating hot dogs and popcorn, listening to the crack of the bat, and participating in the seventh inning stretch - all are important facets of the
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Maintenance software smooths Rockies resort operation

Don't let the name fool you. The YMCA of the Rockies is not a building, it's an organization that owns and operates camp/resort/convention facilities in the mountains near Denver. With
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Mine "strikes it rich" with self-sufficient fire safety system

"By any standards, it's a desolate place for a mine," says Apolinar Guzman, a construction industry veteran who works for general contractor Bechtel International Corporation as project manager for the
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Flexible piping reduces installation stress

The Golden Door(r) Spa, one of the largest and most luxurious facilities of its kind in North America, offers a wide assortment of amenities to attract visitors from around the
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Hospital system performs successful hvac transplant

North Broward Hospital District (NBHD) in Fort Lauderdale, the largest public hospital system in Florida, is aware of the economic pressures that face the health care industry today. The non-profit
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Portable system keeps hospital off critical list

During the miracle of a heart transplant, the surgical team must keep all of the patient's vital organs working properly in order for the operation to succeed. On a less
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Fabric dunks metal in pool environment

Only six years after the city of Raleigh, NC, built the 39,000-sq-ft Pullen Aquatic Center, the rust flakes falling from stainless steel ceiling ducts caused the city to shut down
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Packaged unit's dehumidification teaches Texas junior high how to quiet complaints

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

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

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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