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Articles by Robert Beverly

Editor's Note: Phoenix Rising

June 1, 2007
A bonus for our BAC, a makeover for our URL, and Baltimore beckons.
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Editor's Note: The Expo Has Left The Building

February 26, 2007
Dallas deals up the excellent and the odd.
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Editor's Note: Successful Automation Isn't Automatic

February 1, 2007
Due to the constraints of that pesky time-space continuum, there is no way to get news from the AHR/ASHRAE festivities into this month’s print issue. We regret this unavoidable little collision between the event schedule and our printing schedule, but you can always get several immediate reports about what happened in Dallas from our main website and blog. Of course, this will no longer be a problem once our crack research team puts the finishing touches on the ES flux capacitor to allow time travel, a la Back To The Future, or when they discover a way for us to beam industry headlines directly into your brain via satellite.
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Editor's Note: Don't Be Flip About This Trip

January 1, 2007
When you’re trying to get back in gear after the holidays, one of the rudest traditional hurdles to face is The Dreaded Calendar Flip (TDCF). You’ve just finished being swamped with end-of-year projects, reports, and miscellaneous seasonal tasks ranging from school assemblies to Secret Santa obligation.
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Editor's Note: Off The Beaten Path

December 1, 2006
In either my first or second AHR Expo, I brought a new pair of dress shoes. That’s a  mistake you make exactly once. Yet, we’re getting close to the next pair of AHR and ASHRAE events, so if you’re going, it’s time to start breaking in any footwear you might want to pack, and also to consider how to fill your schedule in Dallas.

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Editor's Note: Whither The Women?

November 1, 2006
Last month, I ran out of space before I could mention one thing that jumped out at me right away about our BAS conference in San Diego: at least eight
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Editor's Note: Building The Building Community

October 1, 2006
"We gave it to the facilities guys, and they couldn't figure it out. We gave it to the IT guys, and they automated the bathrooms."
That sounds like a worst-case scenario that Ken Sinclair might've written a few years ago in his column, doesn't it?
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Editor's Note: Shifting Laws And Nifty Walls

September 5, 2006
Let's start off with a couple of items of interest you might've missed earlier this year, ranging from the courtroom to what sounds more like science fiction than science.
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Editor's Note: Right A Wrong -- Write It Right

August 1, 2006
One sure-fire way to beat the summer heat: stay inside and clean out the list of bookmarks on your computer. Sounds fun, doesn't it?
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editor's note: Mission: Commissioning

July 1, 2006
When Howard McKew started talking to us about reviving a one-day commissioning and TAB seminar for owners, I tossed around a few titles and thought that headline might make a good one.
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