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Desiccants Melt Away Frost Problems in LA Facility

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Located in the heart of the Los Angeles distribution district, Konoike Pacific (K-Pac) California (Osaka, Japan) is the newest and largest technically advanced cold storage and distribution facility on the
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Performance Contract Helps Hospital Help Others

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Sharply increasing maintenance costs are part of reality for any aging hospital building. New regulations, mandates, and environmental guidelines, along with unplanned maintenance costs can put a severe strain on
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Boiler replacement Brews up 15% Savings for Labatt

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Labatt Breweries Ontario is a division of Labatt Breweries of Canada, which was founded in London, Ontario in 1847. As one of the nation's longest-established and most successful brewing companies,
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Middle Eastern High-rise Reaches Automated Heights

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A long-term consideration for Emirates Towers’ officials was that retrofitting and upgrading expenses often represent approximately 50% of the lifetime cost of a building.
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Historic Ocean-liner-turned-hotel Benefits from Shipshape Retrofit

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The goal of the project was to provide guests with better control of the air temperature in their cabins in a cost-effective manner.
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AC Drives Meet Unique Challenges for Mice — and Men

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In the “micro” environment, supply and exhaust plenums actually serve as frames for the cages.
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Update Swims Laps Around Pool's Old IAQ Problems

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Since the College of Charleston's student center first opened in 1973, high humidity and chemical odors from the facility's natatorium had soured its air. Not only was the IAQ problematic
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CMMS Upgrade Earns Salute from Sprawling Indiana Academy

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The Culver Military Academy in Culver, IN, was founded as a boys' boarding and day school in 1894. The girls' boarding and day school was founded in 1971. Its 1,800-acre
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Ventilator Helps Yield Dividends for Business School Addition

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The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH) was founded in 1900 as the first school of business management. Given this long-standing tradition of studying economics and business
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Natural-gas-fired chiller/heater meets 10-story hospital's needs

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The Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center was built in 1974 to provide care for psychiatric patients of Boston's low-income community. The 10-story, 200,000-sq-ft hospital was equipped with two steam-driven,
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