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Hybrid HVAC design earns high marks at KY school

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The new $60-million George Rogers Clark High School in Winchester, KY, is saving 35% each month in utility costs, thanks to its green design.
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Contingency plan keeps school in session during HVAC outage

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Afternoon temperatures in Virginia can reach uncomfortable highs on late summer days.
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A Solid-State Of Mind: Prepping For The Next Wave

What aspects of bleeding-edge data center thought can I incorporate for leading-edge designs? What is the future of the compressor in these environments? Or the future of a designer who doesn’t ask questions like these?
By Kevin Dickens, P.E.
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Why are you an engineer? Did you love math and science as a kid and simply follow your bliss? Or were you pushed into it by your guidance counselor even though your heart was somewhere else?
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Data center succeeds in search for ideal temps

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Robert Hunt, manager of enterprise systems management at American Greetings, had one goal in mind — drive out costs related to energy use
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Department store finds savings up on the roof

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When the Dillard’s department store in Naples, FL, reached the point where its rooftop HVAC equipment was in need of replacement, company officials decided to put energy savings as the primary goal.
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Ice storage, solar panels a sure bet for California Lottery

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When the California Lottery sought to construct new headquarters, officials wanted a location that would be both functional and save on energy costs.
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Building Automation

Controls Optimization: No Longer Optional

Updated codes continue the push for better controls work as high performance edges further into the mainstream.
By Paul Ehrlich, P.E.
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At one time, it might have been acceptable to view controls as a “necessary evil” with little attention given to the details of design including sequences and commissioning
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More Specifics On Our AHR Event

Who's on first, and what are we talking about?
By Robert Beverly
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We submitted our event overview for AIA credits a few days ago, so I thought I'd get some more mileage out of our professional blurb-writing and share an overview with you as we get ready for "Planning Your Cooling In Critical Facilities" coming to the AHR Expo free of charge on Wednesday, January 22.
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Equipment Protection through Hot Spot Mitigation

CONTRIBUTED BY: Syska Hennessy Group
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Hot spots in the data center can be attributed to two main factors: A lack of cooling capacity and/or a lack of cooling delivery.
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Problems Found In The Field: How Retrocommissioning Can Solve Them

The symptoms are familiar: hot and cold complaints, higher-than-expected costs, etc. Here’s a look at how the retrocommissioning process should work to tackle these and other developments for your facility.
By Scott Blackman, LEED AP and Michael Falkenstern, CxAP, LEED AP BD+C
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In the last few years, major cities throughout the country have passed new energy code requirements mandating that commercial buildings perform regular retrocommissioning audits.
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