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Auditorium Overhaul

Since opening in November 1929, Northrop Auditorium has served the University of Minnesota as a venue for music, dance, traveling roadshows, and convocations in its auditorium.
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Semco honors Kentucky school district for sustainable design

Kentucky's Clark County Public Schools (CCPS) received the Center of Excellence Award from Semco LLC for a sustainable design at the new George Rogers Clark High School.


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BMS keeps health facility’s HVAC components in check

A tough economy and scrutinized energy consumption created an ambitious plan to enlarge a mental health facility near Allentown, PA.
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Hybrid HVAC design earns high marks at KY school

The new $60-million George Rogers Clark High School in Winchester, KY, is saving 35% each month in utility costs, thanks to its green design.
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Editor’s welcome (also, ES notes an award-winning alumnus)

A big thanks for taking a minute and stopping by the new blog
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IMC code change recognizes dry coil use in chilled beam designs

The International Mechanical Code approved a code change proposal from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute’s Chilled Beam Product Section.


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Engineers turn outdated warehouse into LEED Gold college facility

When Randolph Community College in Asheboro, NC, went looking for a new educational facility, they looked in the most unlikely of places
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Radiant Success: Designing For Energy-Efficient Comfort In California

Managing solar loads and incorporating radiant ceilings were just part of the plan for this five-level mixed-use building. Chilled beams and chiller plant decisions joined ventilation strategy to serve both occupants and LEED ambitions.
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Energy-Efficient Dehumidification In Health Care Facilities

With a wide spectrum of specialized spaces and particular outside air requirements, a hospital’s en-ergy-efficiency efforts start when arranging which areas go where. From there, the author leaves no technology unturned — chilled beams, geothermal, DOAS, VRF, etc. — in evaluating which ap-proaches might best contribute proper ventilation and humidity in which environments, with an eye on minimizing facility energy consumption.
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Right Steps For Retrofits

Achieving deep energy savings is especially challenging when you’re faced with an existing structure with poor orientation, historic preservation requirements, and little space for renewables. The Byron Rogers Federal Office Building’s retrofit is scheduled to be completed in 2013; the post-renovation building is projected to consume less than half the energy it did before.
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“Right Sizing” Chilled Beams -to be more efficient than conventional system approaches

11/13/13
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On-Demand Chilled beams have entered the US market with the promise of energy savings in a time when efficient design and load reduction has the greatest focus. As with any technology that is introduced into a new market, it has to find its footing.

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