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Indoor Sports Facility Sets Record For Comfort

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Penn State University opened its newest sports facility in the summer of 1999. The new Indoor Track Facility replaces an outdated facility which was demolished to make room for the
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Reconfiguration Does Justice To Courthouse IAQ

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People in the Paulding County Courthouse (Dallas, GA) were feeling like prisoners of IAQ assault and battery, thanks to extremely poorly positioned air intakes. A series of design and equipment
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School's Earthquake Recovery: Successful To A Fault

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The philosophy behind creating an Office of Energy Management helped California State University (Northridge) make the transition from $350 million in damage to $700,000 in annual savings.After the 1994 earthquake
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Thermal Storage Finds Cool Results In Midwestern Cities

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A potent combination of thermal storage, a three-pronged chiller approach, and unique "trigeneration" technology contributes to the comfort of countless groups - engineers and otherwise - convening each year at
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Retrofits Drive Savings For Minnesota Complex

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Aside from baseball's Twins and the Twin Cities, Minnesota also has a twin-tower government complex in Minneapolis. A unique feature - and air-handling challenge - is its 150-ft, 24-story atrium.With
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Historic Campus Teaches Lesson In Energy

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St. Augustine's College in Raleigh, NC, signed a five-year Performance Contract with Johnson Controls to implement a much-needed retrofit and bring the college into the 21st century.Founded in 1867 to
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Federal Building Elects To Convert Chillers, Comes Out A Winner

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At the William S. Moorhead Federal Building in Pittsburgh, two original 990-ton chillers were replaced with two 600-ton, high-efficiency centrifugal machines plus ice storage. "The project started out as an
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Pool Gets High Marks For Dive Into Innovation

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Oak Point's return air runs are hidden next to vertical supports with takeoffs under benches. A combination dehumidifier/boiler saved the city of Plano, TX, money and space.The new 85,000-sq-ft Oak
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D-B, Dehumidification Make Watching Paint Dry Profitable for Plant

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Purchasers of the new Mercedes M-Class SUV (sport utility vehicle) will love the trendy, soft-touch paint on the instrument panels and consoles, but they’ll have no idea of the amount
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Retrofit Fixes Supermarket’s Humidity Problem

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Package frosting and chilly temperatures in Longo¿s frozen food aisle were reduced with Dectron dehumidification.Longo’s supermarket solved a host of problems with just one storewide retrofit in its BayView Hills
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