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Building Automation: Alarms Lead To Reactive Operations

What might the crystal ball say about fault detection diagnostics?
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Geothermal Success In The Midwest

For a nonprofit located on the shores of Lake Michigan and an adolescent treatment center in Minnesota, geothermal heat pump systems have been an upfront investment that pays off in terms of maintenance, ROI, and effectiveness within an integrated sustainable design.
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Building Automation: Making Commercial Controls Work

Adequate fee and selective focus can help you walk the time/effort line.
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Warming Up To Snowmelt Technology

From sidewalks to hospital entrances and helipads, these systems are becoming a more common part of a project’s mechanical infrastructure. Examine differences between ASHRAE’s old and updated classifications, then review design considerations such as heat of evaporation, heat loss to the atmosphere, and back and edge losses. Tubing, spacing strategies, and controls round out the primer.
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Clark-Reliance Corp. - Is Your Power Boiler Operating Safely?

Safety education and precautions can prevent a major accident or something as simple (and avoidable) as a bad burn during a repair.
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Thomas C. Wilson, inc. - Clean And Green

How boiler maintenance supports a company’s green strategy
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To Understand Health Care Design, Be A Student of Health Care Past

What if you could see into the future and see how your past health care designs might affect a facility in the future? You can; you just need to take the time to learn from the past. Or even better, learn from the past of others whose designs didn’t go quite as well as they had expected, thanks to this thoughtful interrogation from a forensic engineer.
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Yoga studio no longer sweats over proper humidity

The U.S. pharmaceutical industry consumes nearly $1 billion in energy annually. Lab facilities often have environmental and cleanroom requirements that call for 24/7 HVAC. As a result, HVAC can consume
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Successful science: Sandia's decentralized steam plant

A decentralized steam plant with new boilers in each building saves nearly 12 million gal of water per year at Sandia National Laboratories.In 2004, the Sandia National Laboratory, located at
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Building Automation: The Data Can Be Daunting

And yet, the worst system trend is ignoring all the trends.
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