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When just updating the news isn't quite enough -- The ES editorial staff, columnists, and other friends of the magazine weigh in here with passing thoughts, a news item that deserves a boost, follow-up on articles in the magazine, and possibly the occasional rant.

How's Your Project Pipeline?

April 7, 2009
Walking through downtown Nashville last week, I heard a country singer lamenting that he lost his girlfriend, his pickup truck and his construction business. OK, that last one was actually his hound dog, but it won’t be long before we hear songs about the heartbreak of losing construction work.
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Kevin Bacon Where Are You?

April 3, 2009
Follow me on Twitter, Be my Facebook Friend, Join my LinkedIn Network
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Anecdotes from a GIB conference: holding temperature the hard way, blinds disobedience, and a dog in the cockpit.

March 31, 2009
We finally got to quit talking about our Green Intelligent Buildings Conference last week and actually attend it. I'm happy to report that honestly, it was worth the wait.I haven't
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Schools and the stimulus

March 31, 2009
The Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 School Buildings can, according to ASHRAE, help schools earn an A+ in achieving improved energy efficiency in projects funded by the recently signed
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Recent K-12 projects

March 26, 2009
K-12 School month rages on here at Engineered Systems HQ, and this week, I wanted to share with you some projects being tackled or recently completed in this burgeoning market.
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Energy Remains a Key Concern, Who Will Provide the Solution?

March 26, 2009
Upcoming events focus on facilities solutions; there are other ideas
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YouTube Video: Stunning Thoughts On The Pace of Change

March 20, 2009
I recently received a link to a YouTube video called “Did You Know?” It is fascinating look at the pace of change, including business and employment trends.
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Green schools

March 19, 2009
As I previously mentioned, I am on a lot of e-mail lists. One is particularly appropriate for March and Engineered Systems’ focus on the K-12 school market. The Green Schools
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An Upcoming Mission Critical Event

March 18, 2009

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Bucking the National Economy

March 5, 2009
Ever the contrarians
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