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Apple Exceeds Microsoft's Market Cap

By Kevin Heslin
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Does this change really matter? No. Competition among giants has finally produced real technology choices for consumers and businesses.
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Gulf Coast Oil Leak: Environmental Catastrophe vs. U.S. Independence

By Tim Fausch
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I’m an ardent fan of the great outdoors. I run and bike on nature trails. I’m the family recycling nut. My favorite vacation destinations are Zion National Park, The Grand Canyon, Glacier National Park, and Bryce Canyon. I love lakes, rivers and the ocean. 
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Assessment of Building EQ To Begin

By Caroline Fritz
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AHSRAE launched the Building Energy Quotient program, known as Building EQ, which includes both As Designed (asset) and In Operation (as operational) ratings for all building types except residential. ES
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A Chat with Martin McCarthy

By Kevin Heslin
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And other news from the Uptime Institute's Symposium
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Safety Gone Wrong

By Tim Fausch
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Last week I received an email with the headline, “Have a Safe Work Week” from blogger extraordinaire John Sonnehalter. John was promoting North American Occupational Safety & Health Week, which ran May 2-8. I had great intentions of blogging on this topic during the designated week. 
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Building a Greenfield Data Center

By Kevin Heslin
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We wrap up successful three-part webinar, but it’s still not too late for you to participate
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Power of Positive Thinking

By Kevin Heslin
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Look for new and better things from Mission Critical
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Not Your Average Puff Piece: The Marshmallow Challenge

By Robert Beverly
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Type here
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Mission Critical Planning for 2011

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Join our virtual retreat by sharing an idea
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Seeing a Growing Market

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New announcements suggest a change in the market
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