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Boilers and Water Heaters: Planning for HVAC Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking Next Steps to Energy Efficiency in HVAC System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler and Water Heaters: No Cookie Cutter Solutions for Improved Efficiency

Building Operating Management
9 Acoustical Considerations For Open Offices

Building Operating Management
Energy Lesson Plans: How Colleges Save Money on Lighting, HVAC, Water Heating

Building Operating Management
How To Reduce Water Heating Energy On Campus

Building Operating Management
Klein ISD: Data, Benchmarking Keys To Reducing Operating Costs

Building Operating Management
Frederick County Public Schools: Controls For Portable Classrooms Save Big

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Money Matters: K-12 Education Facilities Tackle Retrofit Funding

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High Praise for Successful Boiler Retrofit

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Report: Data Centers More Energy Efficient

Building Operating Management
The Power and Convenience of Networked BAS Come With Cybersecurity Concerns As Well

Building Operating Management
How Common Are Attacks Through The BAS?

Building Operating Management
Steps To Take To Improve BAS Cybersecurity

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: 10 Questions FMs Should Ask About Cybersecurity

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Report: Half of U.S. Schools Have IAQ Issues

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VRF as MVP: HVAC Retrofit Cools Courthouse

Building Operating Management
Keep Your Eye on These 3 HVAC Updates (#1. Pump Efficiency)

Building Operating Management
Keep Your Eye on These 3 HVAC Updates (#2. HFC Phaseout)

Building Operating Management
Keep Your Eye on These 3 HVAC Updates (#3. VRF Systems)

Building Operating Management
Flooring Project Considerations For New Construction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: EPA Eyes Refrigerants

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Portable Cooling Keeping Facilities Cool During a Crisis

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Power, Capacity Important for Portable Cooling Measurements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Choices to Consider when Installing Temporary Cooling Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facilities Often Purchase and Rent Temporary Cooling Units

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrofits Deliver Bottom-Line Benefits to Healthcare Facilities

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Retrofit Strategy: Managers get Involved from Day One

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Healthcare Facilities Retrofits: Making Available Money Work

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Managers Use Knowledge Gained from Past Retrofit Projects

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Sustainable Cities: Must Municipalities Have No Plan

Building Operating Management
Where Does the Building Automation System Fit In An Internet of Things World?

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Technician Training: A Success Story

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: A Closer Look at VRF Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Must Consider Benefits of VRF System for HVAC Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Application Insights for VRF Systems

Building Operating Management
Building Internet of Things Startups Are Rewriting The Rules

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Hot Topic: K-12 District’s Lessons in Boiler Efficiency

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Healthcare Facilities Need a Building Envelope and HCVAC Strategy for Patients' Well-Being

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HVAC Upgrade Delivers Savings and Performance

Building Operating Management
High-Performance HVAC Helps Bring LEED Platinum to 350 Mission

Building Operating Management
High-Performance HVAC Achieves Optimal Efficiency

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School Keeps Computer Labs Cooler With Fans

Building Operating Management
Making The Business Case For Smart Buildings

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adidas HVAC Replacement Program

Building Operating Management
PNC Tower, World's Greenest High-Rise, Is A Study In Simplicity

Building Operating Management
High-Performance Building Envelope at PNC Tower Brings Efficiency

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Department of Energy Establishes Pump Efficiency Standards

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The 2016 Facility Management Tournament of Bad

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Medical University Improves Maintenance Efficiency with Critical Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Innovative FMs Look To Save 40-50 Percent on Energy With Deep Energy Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Real–World Examples Show Value of Deep Energy Retrofits

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Tailoring HVAC Upgrades to Tight Facility Needs

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Use Mobile Technology To Access Information Anywhere, Be More Efficient

Building Operating Management
Benefits of Mobile for Facility Managers: Time Saved, Faster Response

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: How To Focus on Mobile Security

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Ozone Alert: Effective Refrigerant Management

Building Operating Management
Section 179D Federal EPAct Tax Benefits Extended For Two Years

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Strategies for Boilers and Water Heaters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Optimization to Improve Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New HVAC Equipment and Technologies Improve Energy Efficiency

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First Steps In Considering A Deep Energy Retrofit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Financing Hurdles Tough to Overcome in K-12 Districts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers' Roles Vary in Trying to Secure Funding for K-12 Retrofits

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Return on Investment Factors into K-12 Retrofit Decisions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Summer Work Common to Complete Upgrade Projects in K-12 Facilities

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Future Focus: What's Your Next Retrofit Project?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Automation Systems: Data and Diagnostics

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Efficiency: Looking for Trouble in HVAC Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Infrared Thermography Helps Detect Issues in HVAC Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power-Quality Analyzers Help Improve HVAC System Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Thorough Evaluation of Existing HVAC System Should Precede Upgrade

Building Operating Management
Communication an Important Step in HVAC System Evaluation

Building Operating Management
Performance Measurements Help Evaluate Existing HVAC System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Talking Points: Timing is Everything for Medical University of South Carolina

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Five Steps to Better Chiller Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cleaner Energy Sources Benefit Bottom Line at Vanderbilt University

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Natural Gas Transition Saves Vanderbilt Millions on Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New HVAC System Changes Priorities for Vanderbilt Maintenance Department

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Seattle Environmental Lab Converts to LED Lighting

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Universities Save Switching from Steam to Hot Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Finding and Fixing Energy Problems in HVAC Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Humidity Control Vital to Keeping HVAC Costs Low

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Poor Training Leads to Increased HVAC System Waste

Building Operating Management
Top Products — Energy Optimization

Building Operating Management
Evolution of VAV Systems, and Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems as Alternative HVAC Strategy

Building Operating Management
Understanding Displacement Ventilation, Underfloor Air Distribution as Alternative HVAC Strategies

Building Operating Management
Understanding Radiant Heating/Cooling and Demand-Control Ventilation as Alternative HVAC Strategies

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Utility Incentives Can Help Cover Cost Of Energy Efficiency Projects

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Utility Technical Advice Helps Denver School Solve Hot/Cold Problem

Building Operating Management
How Chiller Plant Optimization Improves Building Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Clean Cooling Towers One Key to Reducing Legionella Outbreaks

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New York City Experiences Legionnaires Outbreak: How to Avoid Future Issues

Building Operating Management
High-Performance HVAC Design as Seen in Chicago High Rise

Building Operating Management
Understanding Rooftop HVAC Units as an Energy-Saving Option

Building Operating Management
Understanding Geothermal Systems as Energy-Saving Option

Building Operating Management
Innovative Products: HVAC

Building Operating Management
EPAct Tax Benefits For Warehouses: Section 179(D) Provisions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Deferred Maintenance: Roofing, HVAC, Building Envelopes Primary Areas of Concern

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Five-Year Capital Plan Helps Chicago High-Rise Cut Energy Use

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When Replacing Energy Using Equipment, To Capital Decisions To Current Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Incorporating Portable Cooling Into Emergency Response Plans

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Challenges When Making Temporary Cooling Plans

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Immediate Access to Portable Cooling Units Essential

Building Operating Management
3 Options for Energy Savings in HVAC Systems

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CMMS Helps Gather Information on Motor Performance

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Better IAQ Data Means Happy, Healthy Occupants

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Strategies for HVAC Projects in Existing Facilities

Building Operating Management
High-Performance HVAC Design Provides Load Variation, Other Benefits

Building Operating Management
More on High-Performance HVAC Design

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC and Energy Efficiency: Strategies and Tactics

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand-Response Programs Help Lower HVAC System Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS, VAV Boxes Help Control Long-Term HVAC Costs

Building Operating Management
Chilled Water And Condenser Loop Control Offer Energy Efficiency Opportunities

Building Operating Management
Optimizing Air Handler Operations And Chiller Parasitic Loads

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Common Sources of IAQ Issues

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Timing Everything When Upgrading HVAC System

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How to Design for HVAC Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Gameplan for Building Automation Systems and Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Showing Success With Your BAS Setup

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing System Efficiency Through BAS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Setting Proper Trends Important to Achieve Success With BAS

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Portable Cooling Considerations When In a Crunch

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Putting a Plan in Place When Portable Cooling Needed

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Weighing Portable Cooling Options: Temporary or Primary?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Temporary or Portable Cooling Systems Work

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Comprehensive HVAC PM Programs Promote Energy Efficiency

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Enhanced Commissioning Brings HVAC Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Build on the Benefits of Feedback, Collaborative Approach

Building Operating Management
Design for HVAC Accessibility and Consult the Experts

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Energy Audits Are Combined With Retrocommissioning Effort

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McGill Energy Management Team Reduces Peak Demand

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System Integration: Challenges In Existing Buildings

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Most Common sources of IAQ Issues

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Chiller Plant Upgrade Brings County More Than Comfort

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Critical Operations: Laboratories and Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Variable Air Volume Considerations for Critical Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Uncovering Energy Savings Inside Critical Facilities

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To Justify Large HVAC Upgrades, Consider Deferred Capital Renewal

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System Integration Can Add Functionality In Existing Buildings

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Upgraded BAS Sets Stage for Improved Efficiency at University of New Mexico

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Chiller Plant Upgrade Brings Comfort to County

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Energy Information Technology, Staff, Bring HVAC Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Waste Watch: Improving HVAC Energy Efficiency

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HVAC System Audits Help Improve Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning Helps Identify HVAC Inefficiencies

Building Operating Management
Problems in Specs, Performance, Can Hurt HVAC Project

Building Operating Management
Why HVAC Projects Go Well — or Poorly

Building Operating Management
HVAC Projects in Existing Facilities: Strategies to Smooth the Way

Building Operating Management
Additional Strategies to Head Off Problems with HVAC Projects

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Mechanical Matters: Seeking Water Savings

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Eye on Efficiency: Economy Forces Department to Revisit Plans

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Infrastructure Renewal Program Helps Healthcare Facility's Sustainability Efforts

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Energy Data Brings HVAC Savings

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Cost Of Replacing Obsolete Equipment Can Help Sell HVAC Upgrade

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Training for Savings: Boiler Upgrade Challenges University

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Spotlight on BAS for Improved Boiler Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Economic Woes Prompt Texas University to Look Harder for HVAC Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Campus-Wide Energy-Efficiency Focus Triggers Change

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Improved Chiller Efficiency Delivers Bottom-Line Savings

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System Integration Can Add Functionality In Existing Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
$188 Million Boiler Replacement Project Keeps University of Wisconsin Warm

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Upgrading University of Wisconsin Boilers for Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University of Wisconsin Utility Plant Staff Faces Challenges Learning New System

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Retrocommissioning Aims to Reduce HVAC Costs

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Reduced Maintenance Costs Can Help Justify Large HVAC Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cool Savings: Chiller Plant Upgrade Brings County More Than Comfort

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Benefits and Lessons Learned From Chiller Upgrade Project

Building Operating Management
How To Deal With Wide Day-To-Day Temperature Variations

Building Operating Management
HVAC Strategies for the Transition From Fall to Winter

Building Operating Management
How To Prepare HVAC Systems For Higher Demand

Building Operating Management
Tips on Replacing or Upgrading HVAC Components

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Patchwork Repairs Increase HVAC Costs

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Bundle Small Energy Measures With Large HVAC Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Expanding Scope of Infrared Imagers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Versatility of Infrared Imagers Expands

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Infrared Imaging Going Mobile Through Apps, iPhones, iPads

Building Operating Management
Innovations Offer Reductions In HVAC Energy Consumption But Are Often Ignored

Building Operating Management
Consider These Passive Or Energy-Efficient Active HVAC Systems

Building Operating Management
Net-Zero Energy Buildings: Waste Heat Recovery And Renewable Energy

Building Operating Management
Historic Preservation Meets Green Design At National Academy Of Science

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Fault Detection And Diagnostics Software Has Potential To Save Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Reliability: How Hurricane Sandy Affected Repair-Replace Decision

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Water Contamination from Hurricane Sandy Damages Boilers

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Assessing Boilers After Hurricane Reveals Severe Damage

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Recommendation: Replace Boilers Damaged by Hurricane Sandy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Center Upgrades for Reliability and Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Redundancy Ensures Data Center System Availability if Components Fail

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Adaptability Important to Efficient Data Center Operation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Controlling Condensation, Temperature Important to Protect Data Centers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Remote Access Helps Managers' Ability to Control Data Center Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: Strategies and Tactics for Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
VFDs Expand Load Capability for Demand Response Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facilities With BAS Have Advantages for Demand Response Programs

Building Operating Management
Pick Low-Hanging Fruit To Make An Existing Building Smarter

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Low- Or No-Cost Energy Measures Can Help Win Funds For Large HVAC Upgrades

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Handling "Frivolous" Complaints Is A Fine Art For Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Cost Savings From Variable Only, Primary Flow Chilled Water Pumping

Building Operating Management
Design Challenges For Variable Primary Flow Chilled Water Pumping

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hidden Savings in HVAC Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Patchwork Repairs Often Result in Increased HVAC Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Maintenance Key to HVAC Savings

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Taking Advantage of Outside Air to Reduce HVAC Costs

Building Operating Management
Innovative Products: HVAC

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Steam-Plant Conversion Generates Savings

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Go Beyond Simple Payback To Justify Major HVAC Upgrades

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Energy Recovery Systems Can Cut Energy Use Significantly

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Questions to Answer Before Deciding on a Portable Cooling Solution

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Energy Recovery Systems: Airside and Waterside

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chiller Upgrade Increases Efficiency at Miami International Airport

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Scope of Airport Chiller Project Provides Challenges

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Managing Airport Chiller Installation Project Offers Challenges

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Portable Cooling Equipment Aids in Chiller Changeover

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Temperature Complaints May Not Be Frivolous

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Three Common Boiler Safety Devices

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Steam-Plant Conversion Generates Cool Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Safety Relief Valves: Avoiding Horror Stories

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Taking Inventory of Safety Relief Valves

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Observing and Correcting Relief Valve Piping Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Take Closer Look at Variable-Frequency Drives

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Ensure Long VFD Performance With Unique Motor and Wiring Specifications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Key Parameters in VFD Networking and Control Functions

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Challenges Seeking LEED Status in Older Buildings

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Variable-refrigerant Flow (VRF) Systems: Weighing Benefits And Limitations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Retrofits: Certification for Energy Savings

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AHRI Certification Benefits for HVAC Products

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Quantifying Savings When Specifying HVAC Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight: AHRI Portable Cooling Certification Program

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Boiler Safety: Annual Inspection Checklist

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Column: Evolving Strategies and Metrics for Data Center Cooling

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Trouble Spots for Data Center Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keeping an Eye on Data Center Efficiency

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Life-cycle Costs Justify Investment In Energy-Efficient Fans

Building Operating Management
Less Obvious Systems To Consider in Pursuing Water Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Net-Zero Building Saves More Than Energy For Leon County, Fla.

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Variable-refrigerant Flow (VRF) Systems: Air-cooled And Water-Cooled

Building Operating Management
Taking A Systems View Of HVAC Upgrades Can Lead To Bigger Benefits

Building Operating Management
Refrigerant, Water, Air Leaks Can All Lead To HVAC Problems

Building Operating Management
Economizers, Heat Recovery Can Help Reduce Demands On HVAC Systems

Building Operating Management
How Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Used An HVAC Systems Approach To Upgrade

Building Operating Management
Capitol Records Building Upgrade Solves HVAC Issues

Building Operating Management
Questions To Answer Before Deciding On A Portable Cooling Solution

Building Operating Management
Decide Between Evaporative, Direct Expansion Coolers, Research Energy Efficiency Before Buying Or Renting Portable Cooling

Building Operating Management
Service Response Time, Maintenance And Installation Are Areas To Focus On When Making Portable Cooling Decisions

Building Operating Management
Types of Equipment That Should Be Included in Retrocommissioning

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Fans Offer Opportunities For Significant HVAC Energy Savings

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Finding energy savings in HVAC systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mississippi State University Upgrades HVAC Technology and Benefits Bottom Line

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mississippi State Converts Steam Plant to Condensing Units

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Significant Part of Mississippi State University Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Next Step to Savings for Missisippi State: Ice Storage Area

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Minutes With Podcast: HVAC Retrofits Save Colorado City $400,000

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Benefits: Automation Sets the Stage for Savings, Efficiency

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How To Minimize HVAC Energy Used For Cooling

Building Operating Management
How HVAC Economizers Can Help Data Centers Meet Energy Codes, Energy Star Ratings And ASHRAE Standards

Building Operating Management
Managing Data Center Air Flow With Hot Aisles, Cold Aisles Can Help Drive Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Tailor Data Center Energy Strategies To Business Needs

Building Operating Management
Information, Technology Help McGill University Save On HVAC Costs

Building Operating Management
Energy Management Information System Helps McGill University Cut Down On HVAC Energy Usage

Building Operating Management
Focus On Demand Can Help Cut HVAC Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
Energy Audits, Retrocommissioning Are Keys To Energy Management Plan

Building Operating Management
Set Design Standards, Review Them Often To Maximize HVAC Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable and Maintainable: Achieving Two Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Systems Common Target of Sustainability Projects

Building Operating Management
Noise Control Principles For HVAC Design

Building Operating Management
To Improve HVAC Acoustics, Isolate Mechanical Equipment Vibration

Building Operating Management
Choosing Energy-Efficient Mechanical Equipment Reduces Noise

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5 Steps to Chiller Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Ultraviolet (UV) Light Treatments For HVAC Applications: Coil Systems

Building Operating Management
In-Duct UVC Systems Can Combat HVAC Microbial Growth

Building Operating Management
Evaluating The Effectiveness Of UVC Treatments For HVAC Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bumps in the Road to Sustainability: One Hospital's Story

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital's Parking Lot Project Earns High Marks

Building Operating Management
Steps Beyond Simple Payback To Justify Large Energy Efficiency Investments

Building Operating Management
How Bundling Energy Efficiency Projects Helps Justify Large Capital Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Maintenance Savings May Help Justify HVAC Capital Investments

Building Operating Management
Deferred Capital Renewal Can Be Used To Justify HVAC Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Soaring Savings: HVAC, Lighting Retrofits Bring Bottom-Line Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning: Teaming Up For Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Combination of In-House and Agency Best Fit for Retrocommissioning Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Streamlining the Members of Your Retrocommissioning Team

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Benefits of an HVAC Upgrade

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Pay Attention To Part Load Efficiency Of Heating And Cooling Distribution System

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Optimize Heating And Cooling Source Equipment To Increase HVAC Energy Efficiency

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Data Issues Are Critical With Fault Detection And Diagnostics (FDD)

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Unexplored Potential in HVAC Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding New Technology: Tankless Water Heaters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Number of Different Tankless Water Heating Options

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Operation Considerations With Tankless Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Tankless Water Heater Specification and Installation

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Improve The Efficiency Of The Heating And Cooling Distribution System

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With Fault Detection And Diagnostics (FDD), Take Close Look At Buildings, Software Capabilities

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Use Economizers To Reduce HVAC Energy Use

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Understanding How Fault Detection And Diagnostics (FDD) Tool Works

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Data Loggers, Temperature Guns Make HVAC Troubleshooting Easier

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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Boiler and Water Heating Training Program

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In Boilers, Retrocommissioning Can Address Energy Inefficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Temporary Cooling: Hot-Button Issue

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Key Issues When Deciding to Rent or Buy Portable Cooling Units

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Other Considerations when Planning for Use of Temporary Portable Cooling

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Laurie Gilmer Column: Building an Arsenal of Troubleshooting Technology

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Data Loggers, Temperature Guns Make Building Troubleshooting Easier

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Loggers, Temperature Guns Often Find Easy Fixes

Building Operating Management
Fan Efficiency Grades Can Help Decrease HVAC Energy Usage, Cut Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
Variable Refrigerant Flow HVAC Systems Can Save Energy, Money

Building Operating Management
Energy Recovery Is Becoming Common Way To Save On HVAC Costs

Building Operating Management
Unexplored Potential In HVAC Systems

Building Operating Management
Ensuring HVAC Operational Efficiency

Building Operating Management
The Details Of Commissioning And Retrocommissioning

Building Operating Management
Determining The Correct HVAC Equipment Replacement

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How to limit contamination on cooling-tower performance

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HVAC Efficiency Should Be Part Of A Broad Strategy

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Fault Detection And Diagnostics (FDD) Is Attracting Industry Interest

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Low-Hanging Fruit: Energy Savings Made Easy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Systems, Electric Motors Consume Large Amounts of Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Identifying and Repairing Leaks Solves Major Problems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Arc-Flash Explosion Triggers Renovation, Savings at University of Alabama

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University of Alabama Thinks Long-Term During Renovation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renovation Results in Leaner Maintenance Principles at University of Alabama

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In-House Maintenance Staff Boosts Alabama's Bottom Line In Renovation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Online Exclusive: More Information on Alabama's Arc-Flash Explosion

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Repair Or Replace The Boiler: Four Questions To Answer

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Fault Detection And Diagnostics (FDD) Shows Promising Results

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Basic Provisions an HVAC Contract Should Include

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Regular Inspections, Testing Helps Improve Energy Efficiency in Chillers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Good Water Treatment Program Improves Chiller Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Annual Oil, Refrigerant Tests Important to Maintain Chiller Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Setting Maintenance Priorities Vital to Producing Efficient Chillers

Building Operating Management
Chilled Beam System Among LEED, Sustainable Strategies

Building Operating Management
How To Track And Measure Cooling Tower Efficiency Improvements

Building Operating Management
Minimizing Cooling Tower Blowdown

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Project Management: Chiller Challenges

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HVAC Policies, Procedures Can Improve Efficiency In Existing Buildings

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Three Steps To Improve HVAC Performance: Audits, Retrocommissioning, Ongoing Commissioning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cooling Towers: Eye on Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
VFDs Help Save Energy, Motor Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Levels Important Issue in Operation of Cooling Towers

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Solid Maintenance Programs keep Chillers Operating Efficiently

Building Operating Management
Equipment, Operations Both Offer Areas For Improved HVAC Efficiency

Building Operating Management
High Level Challenge: Chilled Water Plant Replacement In High-Rise Office Penthouse

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HVAC: Utility Rebate Programs Can Help Fund Audits, Commissioning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making HVAC, Chiller Retrofits Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Solid Maintenance Programs Keep Chillers Operating Efficiently

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Age, Operating Hours Crucial Factors in Chiller Replacement Decision

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Two Types Of Utility Incentives Can Help Optimize HVAC, Other Energy Use

Building Operating Management
April Innovative Products: HVAC

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Take a Hands-On Approach to Identifying Energy Waste

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: Insist on AHRI Certified Equipment

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HVAC: Difference Between AHRI Certified and Rated

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HVAC: AHRI Certification Programs

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How to Make the Repair-or-Replace Decision

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HVAC: Why Things Go Wrong

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Replacing HVAC Equipment Before It Fails Pays Off

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renovation Project Breathes New Life Into California State Government Building

Facility Maintenance Decisions
System Installation Process Offers Challenges During Renovation Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grand Past, Bright Future for Historic Building

Building Operating Management
ASHRAE's Proposed Legionella Standard Draft Open for 45-Day Public Comment

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Be Aware Of Factors That Cause HVAC Performance To Slip Over Time

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler and Chiller Upgrades Boost Bottom Line for Illinois Hospital

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Illinois Hospital Encounters Challenges Installing New Boilers and Chillers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Illinois Hospital Overcomes Obstacles and Benefits from Savings

Building Operating Management
Why HVAC Performance Gets Worse Over Time

Building Operating Management
Measures To Optimize HVAC Systems Include Energy Audits And Commissioning

Building Operating Management
Utility Rebate Programs Can Help Fund HVAC Audits, Commissioning

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Boiler Safety Devices Require Operator Attention

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Energy Model Shows Economic Value of High-Performance HVAC

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New Technology, Training Help Improve Indoor Air Quality

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Carbon Dioxide Testing Vital to Prevent IAQ Problems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Technicians Best Option to Diagnose IAQ Problems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Common Source of IAQ Problems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
IAQ: Technician Testing and Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Components to Consider When Identifying Energy Waste

Facility Maintenance Decisions
ROI Important Metric for Conservation Measures

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Comprehensive Preventive Maintenance Program Helps Extend Equipment Life

Building Operating Management
Tips For Designing Energy Efficient HVAC Systems

Building Operating Management
HVAC Opportunity: Improve The Efficiency Of The Heating And Cooling Distribution Systems

Building Operating Management
For HVAC Efficiency, Optimize Source Equipment For Hot Water And Chilled Water

Building Operating Management
Laboratory Construction Project Management Strategies Prove Effective

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance History Key Factor in Boiler Repair-or-Replace Decision

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Boiler Repair-or-Replace Decision: Key Questions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Improving Boiler Energy Efficiency with Retrocommissioning

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Repair A Pump, Or Replace It?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making the Repair-Replace Decision for HVAC Pumps

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Pumps: Data Analysis Key in Repair-Replace Decision

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Repair-Replace Decision on HVAC Pumps Depends on Skills, Policies

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Portable Cooling: Strategies for Mission-Critical Facility Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Needs Assessment: Portable Cooling for Critical Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Portable Cooling for Critical Operations: Rent or Buy?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Product Focus: Portable Cooling

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Tankless Water Heaters Can Provide Big Savings

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Identifying Energy Rebates Delivers Bottom-Line Benefits

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To Achieve High Performance Building, Look To ASHRAE Guideline 32

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Replace Oversized Motors To Reduce HVAC Energy Use

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Facing HVAC Demands to Protect Critical Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Boiler Upgrade key to Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
GBMC Boiler Upgrade Required Careful Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Timely Boiler Upgrade Completed Under Budget

Building Operating Management
Proper Preventive Maintenance For Roofing

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Water Treatment Can Extend Boiler Life and Improve Energy Efficiency

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Some HVAC Upgrades Are Better Candidates for EPAct Tax Deductions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Campus Expansion Creates Challenges for Chillers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Replacing Chiller on College Campus Requires Ample Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Efficiency: Beyond Chiller Replacement

Building Operating Management
Sustainable HVAC Operations: ASHRAE Guideline Shows How to Go Green

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Multi-tenant Buildings A Complicating Factor In High-Performance Operations

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Showcase Products: HVAC

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Good HVAC Maintenance Practices Mean Good Indoor Air Quality

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How Do Commission Your Roof?

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For SL Green, Office Building Repositioning Goes Beyond Curb Appeal

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In High Performance HVAC Design, Facility Manager Plays Key Role

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Facing Demands to Protect Critical HVAC Systems

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Field Museum Benefits from an Ice Age

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Boilers: Four Factors Shape Decision to Repair or Replace

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Data Centers, IT Infrastructure Benefit from Cooperation Between Facility Management and IT

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Specifying Effective Portable Cooling Equipment

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Underfloor Air Distribution Can Benefit High Performance Buildings

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Designers Focus on Color, Style for Interior

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Perform an Energy Audit As a First Step To Savings

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Overlooked Opportunities Provide Big Energy Savings

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Specifying Effective Portable Cooling Equipment

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Determining Facility Cooling Needs

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Solving Cooling Challenges

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Demand Control Ventilation Systems Can Save Energy, Achieve Occupant Satisfaction

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HVAC Energy Efficiency Strategies

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Boilers: The Biggest Users of Fuel

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Motors: Impact on Energy Efficiency

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Product Focus: Boiler Maintenance

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Balancing Boiler Maintenance Costs and Benefits

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Boiler Components Present Maintenance Challenges

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Essential Boiler Preventive Maintenance

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With HVAC Upgrades, Look Beyond Like-Kind Replacement

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With HVAC Upgrades, Look Beyond Like-Kind Replacement

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Four HVAC Gains With No Budget Pains

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Reduce HVAC Costs By Paying Close Attention To Sensors

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Cut HVAC Costs: Avoid Simultaneous Heating and Cooling

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Managing Outside Air Helps Reduce HVAC Costs

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Commissioning HVAC Equipment

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The Role of the Commissioning Agent

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LEED-CI: Greening Leased Space

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Variable Frequency Drive Technology Has Improved For HVAC Applications

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The BAS and Making Multiple Changes

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Three Boiler Control Upgrades Can Improve Energy Efficiency

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Project: The Aventine

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Successful Temporary Cooling Requires Understanding Facility Needs

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Temporary Cooling: Buy or Rent Equipment?

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Managers Need to Understand Temporary Cooling System Options

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The IAQ-Sustainability Connection

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Demand Control Ventilation Can Reduce Energy Costs

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Knowing What to Look Out For Critical When Upgrading HVAC System

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For a Successful HVAC Upgrade, Good Timing is Everything

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Upgrading HVAC System More Complicated Than One Piece at a Time

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How To Prepare and Inspect a Roof in High-Wind Situations

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Boiler Control Upgrades Plus Regular Maintenance Can Improve Energy Efficiency

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Facilities Can Take Greater Advantage of BAS Features

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Energy Efficiency Can Flow from Attention to Pumps, Fans

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Case Study: Technology Center Rents 'Plug and Play' HVAC Technology

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The Citadel Center: Chicago Green

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Product Showcase: HVAC

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Energy Management: One School District's Success Story with Connie Kelley

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Replacing Rooftop Units Before They Fail Can Bring Significant Benefits

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Optimize the Life Cycle of Motors and Drives

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Portable Cooling: Cooling-Load Estimates Not Enough

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IAQ: Review Specification Documents, Seal HVAC Systems

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MSCA Star Certifies Non-Residential Mechanical Service Contractors

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Boilers and Water Heaters: Identify Water Use

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How to Catalog and Analyze Motors and Drives

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A VFD Offers Energy Savings, Other Benefits from Part-Load HVAC Operation

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Water Heaters: How to Get Hot Water Quickly

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Basic Ways That Building Control Systems Can Help Save Energy

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Mike Rowe an Advocate for Maintenance, Engineering

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Energy Model Can Improve HVAC System Energy Efficiency

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HVAC, Lighting, Plumbing Initiatives Fuel LEED Certification

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First LEED Gold Hospital Now a High-Performance Building

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Hospital Design Team Focuses on Computer-Generated Models

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Does an HVAC Pre-Filter Improve Energy Efficiency?

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HVAC Retrofits Lower Energy Use, Reduce Hot-Cold Calls

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Chillers: How to Lower Condenser-Water Temperatures

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Managers Need to Keep up with Changing Technology

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Personnel Management and Cost-Saving Strategies with Bruce Canter

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Direct-Digital Controls: Energy Management Lowers Utility Costs

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High-Performance HVAC System Requires an Integrated Design

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In Pre-Design, Define HVAC System Requirements

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When Upgrading Building Automation, Review Capabilities of Existing Systems

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Waterproofing Strategies for Vegetative Roofs

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Portable Cooling: Preparation and Planning

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Green Initiatives Save Money, Reduce Energy Use with Kim Farlin

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HVAC Considerations from Design to Post-Construction

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Evaluate Maintenance Benefits of HVAC Upgrade

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How To Calculate Temporary Cooling Loads

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Portable Cooling: Preparation and Planning

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Water Treatment Demand Planning and Ongoing Attention

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CHCP: Installation Insights with Mark J. Deming

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Temporary Cooling Systems: Managers Have Many Options

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Temporary Cooling: Prepare Before an Outage

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Demand Response: Engineers Focus on HVAC, BAS

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Load Profiling: Use Sub-Meters, Data-Collection Systems

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Water Safety Plan Is Needed to Combat Legionella

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Focus on Energy Efficiency: Sub-Metering Strategies

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Managers Discuss Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Programs

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Marketing Maintenance: How to Communicate the Value of Your Job

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Direct-Digital Controls Improve Schools' Energy Efficiency

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Energy-Efficiency Projects Save School District Money, Improve IEQ

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HVAC Upgrades: District Focuses on Motors, Drives, Geothermal

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High Performance Starts with Integrated Design and Energy Modeling

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Innovative HVAC Elements to Consider

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Questions to Ask When Renting HVAC Equipment

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Occupant Input Can Aid HVAC Retrofits

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Retrocommissioning Benefits Include IAQ, Longer Equipment Life

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Energy-Conservation Program: HVAC, Lighting, Roofing with Sean Arnold

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Geothermal Systems: Pay Attention to Control Sequence

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Chillers: Retrocommissioning Restores Design Characteristics

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Chillers: Steps to Retrocommissioning

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Chillers: Assembling a Retrocommissioning Team

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Water Treatment Programs Can Solve Three Problems

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Retrocommissioning Can Solve Three Common Controls Problems

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Condensate Line Maintenance for Good IAQ

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Monitoring Is an Essential Part of Water Treatment Program

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Condensing Boilers: Understanding Efficiency Ratings

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Replacing HVAC Equipment? Take a Fresh Look at Options

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Boiler Controls Monitor Heating-System Requirements

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Boilers: Maintenance Impacts Energy Efficiency

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Motors: Rewind, Repair, Replace?

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Ceiling Panel Durability an Important Consideration

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Maintenance Solutions Achievement Awards Winners Announced

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Energy Audits: Analyze Energy Use, Review Utility Rate Structure

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Common Sense Strategies for Energy Efficiency

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Commissioning Systems, Evaluating Loads for Energy Savings

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Planning and Coordination Helps HVAC Projects Succeed

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Measuring the Benefits of HVAC Upgrades

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Making the Case for HVAC Retrofits

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Tax Deductions Getting Easier for HVAC Energy Efficiency

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Soft Skills Are Important in Retrocommissioning

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Building Automation and Maintenance

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Three Common Boiler Safety Devices

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Bottom-Line Water-Conservation Strategies with Jeff Hanulec

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Building Clout With Data

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Boiler Safety: Annual Inspection Checklist

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Boiler Safety: Ongoing Training Avoids Potential Problems

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Best Practices for Good IAQ

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IEQ Factors Daylighting, Thermal Comfort and Acoustics for Healthy Space

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Common Sources of IAQ Issues

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Geothermal Systems May Qualify for Tax Benefits

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HVAC System for Good IAQ

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The Manager's Role in LEED Certification with Curt Stainbrook

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Sub-Meters Monitor HVAC Components

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Financing, Utility Programs Expanding Access to Capital for Property Owners

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Hospital's Aging Core Poses Maintenance, Engineering Challenges

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What are the Most Common Sources of IAQ Issues?

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Dan Hounsell: Building Star Program Targets Energy Efficiency

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IAQ: Increase Airflow with Duct Maintenance

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Energy-Efficient Chillers, Air-Handling Units Demand More Maintenance

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HVAC, Lighting Efficiency Can Help Acquire Financing for New Projects

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ESCOs Offer Design, Contracting, Financing Services for Complex Projects

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Energy-Efficient Cladding Can Reduce Heating, Cooling Loads

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Boiler Controls Incorporate Microprocessors, Solid-State Sensors

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Benefits of Submetering Central Plant Can Justify Cost

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Boiler Controls: Flue-Gas Trim, Sequencing Improve Energy Efficiency

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Technicians Must Regularly Maintain, Calibrate Boiler Controls

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HVAC: Boiler and Control-System Training

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Portable Cooling Units One Option In Data Center HVAC Control

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Building-Automation System: Retrofit Starts with Metering

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Water Treatment Records Are Not Just Busy Work

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More HVAC Projects Qualify for Federal Tax Deductions

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Legionella: What Managers Need to Know

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Data Centers: Poor Air Distribution Leads to Hot Spots

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Infrared Cameras Can Help Find Leaks in Ductwork

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Retrocommissioning Quickly Pays for Itself in Energy Savings

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Geothermal, VAV Devices Also Offer HVAC Tax Savings

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EPAct Tax Deduction Encourages Facility Managers to Think Holistically

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Insulation Saves Energy, Complies with Building Codes

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Insulation: Fire Safety Affects Specification

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BAS: Direct-Digital Controls, HVAC Equipment Improve Energy Efficiency

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Portable Units Avoid Capital Expenditures for Cooling

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What are the Main Types of Portable-Cooling Units?

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Sub-Meters: Monitor Chillers, Pumps, Air Handlers

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Managers Analyze the Performance of Existing Equipment

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Boilers and Water Heaters: Training Technicians

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HVAC Management Strategies with Mike Holzkamper

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For-profit and Government Hospitals Can Earn Tax Deductions for New Construction and Renovations

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Project Team Replaces Switchgear, Specifies Direct Digital Controls

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Green Technology: Solar Wall Impacts Heating Loads

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With HVAC Upgrades, Reduce Loads First to Maximize Energy Savings

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Understanding Why Employees Resist Change

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Lighting and HVAC Considerations per Hospital Space Type

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Evaluate New Construction, Renovations with EPAct in Mind

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Boiler Retrofit: Space Constraints Pose Installation Challenges

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Reducing HVAC First Costs and Operating Costs

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Find Allies to Win Funding for Facility Projects

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ASHRAE Receives NIST Grant to Study IAQ in Retail Stores

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Multiple-Boiler Installation Creates Energy, Cost Savings

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Department of Energy Offers Tips to Manage Steam Systems

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Portable Heating and Cooling: Specification Starts with Facility Analysis

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Avoiding Problems with HVAC Systems

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Commissioning HVAC Systems Can Reveal Ways to Save Energy and Money

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HVAC Fixes Involve Operations and Maintenance and Tweaking Human Behavior

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Lessons in Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response with Dan Heater

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Applications for Portable Heating and Cooling Grow

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Common Mistakes in Specifying Portable Heating and Cooling Equipment

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Portable Heating and Cooling: Quantify a Room's Heat Load

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Portable Heating and Cooling: Key Questions

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Boiler Maintenance: Determine Ideal Blowdown Rates

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Boilers: Perform Annual or Biannual Cleaning and Inspection

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Boiler Maintenance: Safety Considerations

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Boilers and Water Heaters: Proper Training Can Save Money

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Health Care Facility Ventilation Standard Incorporated into FGI Guidelines

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Boilers and Water Heaters: A How-To Training Guide

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Manufacturers, Community Colleges Offer Boiler Operator Training

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Training Programs Must Account for New Boiler, Water Heater Technology

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PRODUCT FOCUS: Boilers and Water Heaters

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Managers Must Prepare for HVAC Emergencies

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Developing an HVAC Emergency-Preparedness Plan

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Emergency Preparedness: Consider Heating and Cooling Loads

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Steps for Implementing a Support Structure for Temporary HVAC Equipment

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Where Is the Best Place to Install Temporary HVAC Equipment?

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Temporary HVAC Equipment: The Rent-or-Buy Decision

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The Benefits of VFDs In HVAC Systems

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Data Centers and HVAC Setpoints

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HVAC's Impact on IAQ and Energy Efficiency

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Building-Automation System Upgrade Meets Energy-Efficiency Demands

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BAS Improves HVAC Control, Energy Efficiency

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Equipment Rental: HVAC Equipment Integral to Disaster Planning

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Developing Standards For Replacement Products in Existing Buildings

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Use Results from Low- and No-Cost HVAC Measures to Sell Capital Upgrades

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Role of HVAC&R Systems in Infectious Disease Transmission Addressed by ASHRAE

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Managers Minimize Disruption to Resort Occupants

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Heat Exchangers Eliminate Pressure Differential

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Wireless Sensors Better Control Classroom Temperature

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Steps for Selecting Replacement Motors

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Philips Arena Achieves LEED Certification

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Operable Windows and IAQ

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Standing-Seam Systems: Follow Rules for Handling Penetrations

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HVAC, Lighting Retrofits Fuel Arena's LEED Certification

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Hot/Cold Call Burnout: IFMA Study Examines Common Worker Complaints

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Sports Arenas Pose Maintenance and Engineering Challenges

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R-22 Being Phased Out, Not Eliminated

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HVAC Maintenance Strategies to Ensure Healthy IAQ

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Understanding the Importance of Water Treatment

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Proper Maintenance Will Improve Air Distribution Efficiency

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Evaluate How the BAS Will Connect With Other Systems

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When Sizing HVAC Systems, Focus on Proper Margin for Safety

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R-22 Conversion: Provide a Baseline of Refrigerant Requirements

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Flood Recovery: Cleaning and Rebuilding Mechanical, Electrical Systems

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Keep the Unintended Consequences in Mind When Cutting Costs

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Chiller Maintenance and Operations Improves Energy Efficiency

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DDC System Controls Sensitive Hospital Environment

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Getting the Benefits of Free Cooling

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Make Sure New HVAC Systems Are Designed for Maintainability 

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Avoiding Ceiling Panel Bowing

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Why Some Geothermal Systems Will Save More Than Others

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Understanding Bioterrorism: Solutions for Facilities

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Why Some Geothermal Systems Will Save More Than Others

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HVAC Maintenance and Energy Savings

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HVAC Maintenance and Reliability and Longevity

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HVAC Maintenance and IAQ

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Showcase: HVAC

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The Role of Lighting and HVAC Sytems in Green Campuses

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ANSI Issues Accrediation to HVAC Certification Body

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Fans May Offer Surprising Energy Savings

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When Selecting HVAC Products, Look at Part Load Performance

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Selling the CEO on HVAC Upgrades

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HVAC, Lighting: Symbiotic Relationship

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Computer Science Building Poses Energy-Efficiency Challenges

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HVAC Recommissioning Targets Stanford's Largest Buildings

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Tax Breaks for Efficient HVAC Systems Extended

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Online Directory Now Includes Heating Equipment

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HVAC Research Leads To Revisions in Title 24

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New Standard Focuses on HVAC Maintenance

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Microprocessor Boiler Controls Lead to High-Efficiency Operations

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HVAC Maintenance Key to Efficient Operations

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Investments in Maintenance Will Extend HVAC System Life

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Geothermal heat pump systems

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Lab Exhaust Air Requirements

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Data Loggers Solve Problems in Data Centers, HVAC Systems

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Ground-Source Heat Pump Improves School's Energy Efficiency

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New Products: August 2008

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Podcast: Water Conservation on a Drought-Stricken Campus

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ASHRAE Publishes Guideline on Commissioning

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The Right Way to Evaluate HVAC Payback

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Efficient HVAC Systems May Qualify for Tax Breaks

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Geothermal Systems Offer Efficient Heating and Cooling

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Investments in Maintenance Will Extend HVAC System Life

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HCFCs Will Become Scarce, EPA Official Predicts

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Avoiding upgrade headaches

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Low-Temperature Air Distribution Can Reduce Costs

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Thermal Storage Can Minimize Demand Charges

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High-Performance Building Design Certification Available

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Publication Provides Energy-Efficiency Guidance for K-12 Schools

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When Selecting HVAC Products, Look at Part Load Performance

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HVAC System Life-Cycle Database Now Available

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House Bill Aims to Shorten HVAC Depreciation Period

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Exploring New Paths

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Spot Cooling in a Crunch

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Energy-Saving Proposals Target Cooling Towers, VAV

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Study Examines Fan Efficiency in HVAC Systems

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ASHRAE Announces Grant for Air Cleaning Technology Research

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Keeping the Lid on Energy

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Putting Up Barriers to Air Leaks

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The Next Phase in Refrigerants

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HVAC Inspection and Maintenance Standard Open for Comment

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HVAC Upgrades: Smooth Sailing

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Diagnosing HVAC Problems

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Better Tax Treatment for Commercial HVACR Equipment Could Be Part of the Solution, says ARI

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Bringing Systems Together

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Taking Control of Energy Savings

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New HVAC Tube Technology Could Lead To More Efficient Cooling

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HVAC: The Energy-Maintenance Connection

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New Standard Focuses on Water Savings

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Agreements to Improve Indoor Air Quality Total $4 Million

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New Agreement Aims to Harmonize HVACR Standards

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Tightfisted Ways to Cut HVAC Costs

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HVAC Equipment: The Inventory-Performance Link

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A Special Report in conjunction with the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute
Energy Efficiency Strategies

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Reaping the Benefits of New Chillers

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Refrigerant Safety 101

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HVAC

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Chiller Challenge: Energy Efficiency

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Make the Most of Motors

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Little Pain, Real Gain

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Strategies for HVAC Systems

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Air Distribution Turned Upside Down

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Chiller Technology That Saves

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Avoiding the HVAC Hot Seat

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Cooling in a Crunch

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HVAC Systems and Mold

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New Energy Code Could Trim Costs

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Devil in the HVAC Details

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A New Era for HVAC Equipment

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Pumps: The Heart of HVAC

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Cooling On Demand

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Outlook

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In Conjunction with the Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration
IAQ: Tools & Strategies

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Outlook

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Heating Systems: Auditing for Efficiency

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Putting the Squeeze on HVAC Costs

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Quick Fixes for Changing Needs

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5 Steps to Chiller Efficiency

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Air Filtration Can Make Breathing Easier

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Life-cycle Costs: A Closer Look

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Training Spotlight: HVAC Systems

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HVAC

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Creating Energy Efficiency

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Hot Strategies for Cooling Efficiency

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Top 10 Mold Hiding Places

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Good Financial Sense

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Sooner and Later, Rightsizing Pays Off

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Closing Gaps in HVAC Design

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Slow Pace Of HVAC Change Means Missed Gains

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IAQ and the Older Facility

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New Technology, Old Challenges

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HVAC Retrofits: 8 factors leading facility executives to the best choices

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Maximum HVAC

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Top-Level HVAC Maintenance

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The Humidity-Mold Link

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New-Generation Equipment: Making the Grade?

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Sealing in Savings: System Plugs Costly Leaks in HVAC Systems

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High-Level Maintenance

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Making Renovations Pay

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HVAC

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Helping Facilities Keep Their Cool

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Tough questions, tougher answers

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Maximizing Boiler Performance

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Clearing the Air In Classrooms

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Bracing for Troubled Waters

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Preventing Water Waste

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Chiller Replacement: Making the Case

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Windows Pave Way For HVAC Innovation

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for maintenance:

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Fresh Air: New HVAC Approaches

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Smart Choices On Air Filtration

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HVAC

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Stopping Mold Before It Starts

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The Search for Savings