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Your Manufacturers Rep Can Be Trusted

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Many work very hard at understanding your needs and the technical content of their products lines
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Reliability Explored

By Kevin Heslin
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Data storage is an important topic, ask NASA
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Let's Knock Down 5 Million Crappy Houses

By Tim Fausch
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Last month, three single-family homes I pass while driving to work disappeared.

Poof.
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What's the Next Game Changer?

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Good enough isn't good enough
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Cloudy Thinking

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Trying to sort out the meaning of cloud technology
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BIM news

By Caroline Fritz
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A recent press release from ASHRAE brings news of a new research project, one of 13 approved at ASHRAE’s recent 2009 Annual Conference, that will “develop open-source reference models by
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How do engineering degrees shape up when it comes to salary?

By Robert Beverly
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Does an engineering degree really provide a leg up when it comes to earning potential? Count on it.
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Let's Bring Families to Trade Shows

By Tim Fausch
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I was aghast the first time I visited the annual trade show known as the South Atlantic Well Water Drillers Jubilee in Myrtle Beach, S.C. When the doors to the expo hall opened, in poured hundreds of families.
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It's a Big Universe

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Trying to see the big (digital) picture
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Hanging by a Thread

By Tim Fausch
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I rarely look out my seventh-floor window, but a few weeks ago a dangling window washer grabbed my attention. This guy--let’s call him Wally--was cleaning windows on a building adjacent to the one that houses BNP Media’s offices.
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