Articles by Robert Beverly

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Bust Or Boom

HVAC is making news from Texas to China, either for not working or for working overtime.
July 1, 2014
The late Red Auerbach of the classic Boston Celtics teams earned a reputation for giving visiting teams less than a gracious welcome upon reaching the Garden for a game.
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From Awards To Pink Slips

Some late notes of interest from the inbox run the gamut of outcomes.
June 1, 2014
As we were putting this issue together, I got a follow-up email from Joseph Dussault, who co-wrote the feature about the big ventilation/ductwork retrofit at Yawkey Boston Medical Center.
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Sneezes more sinister than previously thought

May 12, 2014
As this PolicyMic article explains, MIT researchers have been looking into the real travel capabilities of a typical unblocked sneeze.
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Big-Picture BAS For Critical Facilities

Not that all facilities aren’t special in their own ways, but … well, you know.
May 1, 2014
Right here at the top, I want to tell you that this issue is sporting one of the better collections of columns that I can recall in ES
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ControlTrends Awards: Red Carpets, Winners, and Rockettes

April 30, 2014
It wasn't all snow and vendor booths on the first day of the 2014 AHR Expo in New York.
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In-House-Savings

Decreased energy usage seems to be making itself right at home in residential. What should that mean for commercial?
April 23, 2014
A recent Associated Press article noted that the average residential power usage for 2013 is turning out somewhere around 10,800 kWh.
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Novelty No More?

Signs hint at gradual steps toward a more sensible presence for women in engineering.
April 1, 2014
It’s been 15 years since I went to my first AHR Expo, walked around, and said to myself, “Wow, this crowd is pretty much all dudes.”
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The Good, The Bad & The Frozen

Emerson takes the gold, CABA gives away the info, and ES goes live in NYC.
March 1, 2014
If you didn’t get to the Expo or winter ASHRAE meeting in New York this year (and if, ahem, you don’t check the daily news on our website), you might be wondering, “Who won the 2014 AHR Expo Product Of The Year?”
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More Specifics On Our AHR Event

Who's on first, and what are we talking about?
February 25, 2014
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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Sensors & Suspicions

A couple of residential-oriented events give us pause for thought in the nonresidential sectors.
February 1, 2014
Jeff Seewald touched on the progress of home thermostats — and in particular, the Nest products that have done so well the last couple of years — when he sent me his latest installment on using tablets and new tech in engineering (look for it in March).
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