HVAC Retrofits

Building Automation: Set It And Forget It?

February 1, 2011
With so many potential circumstances requiring attention, the chance of that scenario is, “Forget it.”
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Tomorrow's Environment: My Next Great Adventure

February 1, 2011
In strategic business planning, the focus is on profit driven by technical proficiency and adaptability.
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Boiler Safety On The Front Burner

February 1, 2011
Between the limits of enforcement and the potential sources of trouble, there’s a lot of room for something to go wrong with a boiler system. Consider the options for regular inspections, testing, and training to steer your facility clear of extra costs, outages, or much worse.
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Better Off Without Us

February 1, 2011
It’s time to admit that on the road to better BAS operations, the biggest obstacle is the people.
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Behind The Change In ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170

February 1, 2011
Review the work that engineers and clinicians put into creating an amendment to the standard for relative humidity in the operating room and other spaces. The goal was to see whether it was possible to adjust rh thresholds without affecting patient health, but the associated potential equipment savings may make facility budget directors feel the best of all.
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Hotel checks into tankless for hot water with room to spare

January 1, 2011
A custom made vent system eliminated the need for 17 separate vents required by the gas-fired, tankless water heaters at this Alabama hotel.Saving space is invariably one of the prime
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Service agreement tames urban wildlife parks

January 1, 2011
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) of New York manages the world’s largest system of urban wildlife parks, including its flagship location and headquarters, the Bronx Zoo, as well as the
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When Does Efficiency Not Save Energy?

January 1, 2011
Well, a whole lot of the time, according to the author. Consider his interesting perspective on the effort we pour into increasing efficiency in buildings and what it gets us in the end with regard to consumption. Also, can you guess the one sector that has actually managed to reduce usage? Find out and read some theories why.
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Tommorrow's Environment: The Hospital Acquired Infection Foundation

January 1, 2011
We all need to do better in this design/build/O&M business.
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Improving Cooling and PUE in Existing Data Centers

On-Demand This webinar will provide cost-effective practical tips and feasible retrofit solutions that can be implemented in operational data centers to address some cooling issues and improve energy efficiency.

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