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Virginia DMV puts energy savings into 5th gear

Leaders at the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles are expecting recent upgrades to the state DMV building in Richmond, VA, to reduce energy consumption by 36% and save $284,000 a year.
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Cereal giant acquires a taste for smarter cooling

When it comes to cereal, the Kellogg Company has made its mark at the breakfast table. Today, as more companies strive toward sustainability, Kellogg is aiming to leave a positive mark on the environment.
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EDITOR'S NOTE

Critical Cooling & Controls

Last chance to grab a seat for this year’s event.
Happy new year, readers! And a sincere thanks for making time to include ES in your professional life.
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Will Liquid Cooling Solutions Save Energy?

Recent technology advancements have resulted in high heat producing hardware pushing the envelope of traditional air cooling methodologies. In response, some vendors have introduced liquid cooled solutions as a viable alternative that can accommodate as much as 30 kW/rack or more. This article will discuss the energy efficiencies of the various cooling solutions available or possibly available in the future.
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Pipe system contributes to Indy data center’s victory lap

Alex Carroll and Rich Banta, owners of Indianapolis-based LifeLine Data Centers, are open to new and big ideas. They had the vision to convert the abandoned 41-acre Eastgate Shopping Mall on the east side of Indianapolis into a mega-sized Tier-4 rated data center and high-tech office complex.
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EDITOR'S NOTE

Checklists & Pre-Show Planning

Use the Expo’s free sessions to enlighten (and pace) yourself in January.
Almost every month, something worthwhile comes in right as I’m writing this page.
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District Chilled Water Systems Design: A Tale Of Two Footprints

Circumstances converged to construct a pair of plants on campus in a short timeframe. However, these projects weren’t identical twins by any means: different needs, locations, and other factors drove some major differences, from cooling towers to standby power.
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Critical Facilities, Chicago-Style

But first, a tough contest for this month’s cover.
Gotta tell you, I’m not sure we’ve ever had three closer competitors for cover story status.
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Designs That Integrate — Applying ASHRAE 90.1

Luxury retail, data centers, retrofitted corporate space … they all had to meet 90.1. From lighting upgrades to custom coils on a factory chiller, explore specifics while absorbing the message to increase team integration earlier in the process.
ASHRAE 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings, has served as a benchmark for both new and retrofit commercial building design for the last 35 years and continues to lead today’s sustainably minded business culture.
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Wellness center’s HVAC health plan includes reduced refrigerant

The new $24 million Hackensack UMC (HUMC) Fitness and Wellness Center is unique in several ways.
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