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Food Prep Plant Improves IAQ And Gets Free Hot Water, Too

January 18, 2001
Summer months in the food preparation area at Hospital Food Services (HFS) of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, once resembled a steam bath more than a work area. With ovens still warm
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Arena Skates Desiccant System Into Stanley Cup Finals

January 18, 2001
The New Jersey Devils succeeded in capturing the Stanley Cup for the 1999-2000 season, but they also succeeded behind the scenes, keeping fans dry and happy inside the Continental Airlines
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School Unites Chillers, Then Separates Dirt For Results

January 18, 2001
Administrators at the University of California at Santa Barbara were looking for a way to save money and energy at the sprawling campus located along the Pacific. The college, which
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Zoned Comfort Earns Approval At Commercial Credit Campus

January 18, 2001
Total System Services Inc. (TSYS, Columbus, GA) is one of the world's leading information technology processors of commercial transaction data. Its services track transactions and payments for issuers of credit
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New Technique Solves IAQ Mystery In Office Building

January 5, 2001
Richard Fogarty, president of New Trend Environmental Services Ltd., loves a good mystery. He especially likes the ones where the suspects are concealed and the clues are invisible. His favorites
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Hot Water, Savings Enjoy Long Stay At The Inn

January 5, 2001
In December of 1998, the 170-unit St. Petersburg North La Quinta® Inn in St. Petersburg, FL, replaced its three aging water heating systems. The previous systems were more than 10
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Concerns About Climate, Safety Lead To Innovations At Prison

January 5, 2001
When you say "Colorado," most people think of snow, skiing, and white-capped mountains. To the hvac engineer, these images also bring to mind concerns about reducing heat loss, improving thermal
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Personal Comfort Is Afoot At Call Center

January 5, 2001
Larry Daniel was looking to add something a little different - call it the "wow factor" - to a new facility in Columbus, OH, for Accor Economy Lodging, parent company
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After 10 Years, Energy Recovery Still Delivers For Atlanta Building

January 5, 2001
Energy cost savings, plenty of fresh air, really simple maintenance, solid-gold reliability - these are the actual benefits of an energy recovery system installed 10 years ago in an Atlanta
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At Aquatic Circus, The Dehumidification System Jumps Through Hoops, Too

November 21, 2000
The Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas presented a unique problem to hvac engineers: keep humidity levels constant before, during, and after the performances of an aquatic circus in the building.The
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