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“Fan-ectomy” Helps ClosetMaid Clean Up On Efficiency

May 2, 2001
On the back lot of the ClosetMaid facility in Ocala, FL sits a tractor-trailer filled with high-velocity air circulation fans—just about 200 of them. These fans were excised from the
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Corralling Rodeo Dust, Smell, and Humidity

May 2, 2001
The new multipurpose facility at the Central Wyoming Fair Grounds in Casper, WY, was a longtime dream for the residents of Natrona County and fair manager Tom Jones. That dream
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City Cuts No Corners With $15 Million Natatorium

March 22, 2001
The city of Commerce, CA, recently completed work on a $15 million aquatorium/recreational center that promises to serve as the state-of-the-art role model for future metropolitan recreational facilities across the
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Comfort Never Departs At Honolulu Airport

March 22, 2001
Honolulu International accommodates world travelers throughout all hours of the day, unlike most United States airports that are fairly quiet in the dead of night. Even though this airport is
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Fabric Ducts Get Gym’s A/C Into Shape

March 22, 2001
After experiencing many forced periods of inactivity during hot summer months because it lacked air conditioning, Sacramento City College’s (SCC) 65-year-old North Gym now sports a state-of-the-art, cost-efficient air conditioning
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Largest Geothermal System In Ohio Goes To High School

February 26, 2001
When the new 264,000-sq-ft Barberton High School opened last fall, approximately 1,200 students roamed the brand-new hallways and worked at state-of-the-art technology centers. But beyond the amenities like the arena-style
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District, Manufacturer Make A PACT To Create Savings

February 26, 2001
The natural beauty surrounding Colorado Springs, CO, is truly an inspirational setting for learning. Widefield School District 3 is located here and is now benefiting from a facility modernization project
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School Breaks New Ground For Natatorium

February 26, 2001
The new, $6.5 million, 44,000-sq-ft addition to Grand Haven High School, Grand Haven, MI, might appear like a typical natatorium, but the successful state-of-the-art hvac design and installation by the
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Top-Ranked Schools Give Performance Contract Top Marks

February 26, 2001
Community expectations for academic excellence run high at Glenbrook High School District 225, which consistently ranks among the top public schools in Illinois and among the nation’s highest-rated districts for
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Payback Is Sweet When Candy Maker Installs Boiler Controls

February 26, 2001
Chicago may be known as the city with “Big Shoulders,” but it’s also known for its soft centers. Chocolates, that is. For over a century, Chicago has been home to
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