Articles by Robert Beverly

More Specifics On Our AHR Event

Who's on first, and what are we talking about?
By Robert Beverly
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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.
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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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New Year, New Media, New York

We’re bringing a new multi-collaborator blog online and bringing a live event to AHR.
By Robert Beverly
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Some news items don’t fit cleanly on a page, and others stray just far enough off the beaten path to be enlightening (or just plain entertaining).
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Editor’s welcome (also, ES notes an award-winning alumnus)

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A big thanks for taking a minute and stopping by the new blog
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Can’t-Fail Facilities

From microsite to going live on-site at AHR, we’re putting the spotlight on critical environments.
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Critical facilities … it’s not just about data centers, much like this magazine has evolved to be much more than our traditional dead-tree issue.
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My Name Is URL

Shortcuts, boilers, and an MLK Day delay …
By Robert Beverly
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Were you ever a little slow putting two and two together? Or maybe chocolate and peanut butter is a better comparison. Peanut butter? Good. Chocolate? Good.
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Mission: It’s Possible

Biowalls, nanolubricants, and tablet tech await.
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The day (or the thing that needs fixing, or the deadline, or the design) right in front of us is often more than sufficient for taking all our attention.
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A Plan And A Plant

A philosophy plus the usual opportunities made for real savings. What about where you work?
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Since energy efficiency is a big part of what this industry pursues on behalf of society at large, I always like to see examples of what companies and firms are doing internally to conserve resources. This month, A.O. Smith celebrated progress on that front at its plant in McBee, SC.
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Engineer Salaries: Good News, So-So News

Even among engineering subcategories, compensation for new graduates is a matter of degrees.
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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its latest report on college graduates and the correlation between their chosen majors and their start-ing salaries (and unemployment rates)
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Summer Changes

A new look, plus news worth looking up. Oh, and a lung in a box.
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Does this layout make our butt look fat? Notice a little something different about us last month? We had too many items on the plate to mention it at the time, but June marked the debut of our new redesign.
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