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Articles by Robert Beverly

Editor's Note: Successful Automation Isn't Automatic

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

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

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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