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Army Research Laboratory Switches to More Efficient System
The Army Research Lab (ARL) is going through a series of programs to improve its energy efficiency. One step called for installing an onsite generator and using the waste heat to replace the boiler generated hot water. But the boiler was also producing steam to humidify some of the laboratory’s clean rooms.


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Variable-Speed Pumps Reduce Energy Use

Ultrasonic Flow Meters are Key to Controlling Energy Management
Hemant Mehta’s WMGroup must be doing something right because his team has been fine-tuning HVAC systems for the same major New Jersey pharmaceutical company since 1984. The latest improvement involved the upgrading of the chiller systems at the company’s 100-acre research and development campus.


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Relying on a Service Professional for Professional Service

Even Do-it-Yourself HVAC Projects Can Benefit from Professional Help
The best way to avoid costly HVAC system repairs is to perform regular preventive work, and, while most work is best left to the professionals, some things can be performed without the assistance of a service professional. 


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Multifamily Project Wins Building Brooklyn Award

Steven Winter Associates Honored for LEED and Energy Star Certified Project
Steven Winter Associates Inc. (SWA) announced that the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce selected the firm’s multifamily project, The Hegeman Residence, to receive a Building Brooklyn Award. The project received the award in honor of its contributions to sustainable construction in the affordable housing sector. 


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Ruby Tuesday Selects ServiceChannel as Services Management Platform

Restaurant Chain to Leverage Technology Platform for Repair and Maintenance Across All Locations
ServiceChannel, a leading facilities services management platform, announced that Ruby Tuesday Inc. has chosen its technology to streamline facilities management across its 750 locations throughout the United States.


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Infrastructure Upgrades to Save School District Over $9 Million

Project Includes Lighting, Heating, Cooling, and Indoor Air Quality Upgrades
ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, announced its ABM Building Services business has been selected by Orange County (Va.) Public Schools to implement division-wide energy and infrastructure upgrades to its schools through ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions Program.


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Job Seeker Questions That Are Better Left Unsaid

Survey Reveals the Most Unusual Questions from Job Applicants
It’s often said there are no bad questions, but an OfficeTeam survey suggests otherwise. Human resources managers were asked to recount the most unusual or surprising question they have heard a job seeker ask during an interview. Here are some of their responses.


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New Energy Secretary Will Focus on Energy Efficiency

DOE Will Continue to Push for Efficiency Improvements
The case for energy efficiency in the United States is this — every year, much of the energy that the U.S. consumes is wasted. That’s why during his first public speech, the new Secretary of Energy, Dr. Ernest Moniz, said he was making energy efficiency a focal point during his tenure.


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NREL and Stanford Team up on Peel-and-Stick Solar Cells

Cells Could Power Portable Devices and Sensors
It may be possible soon to power products with peel-and-stick versions of solar cells, thanks to a partnership between Stanford University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). 


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George W. Bush Presidential Center Certified LEED Platinum

The new George W. Bush Presidential Center has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, its highest level of certification. It is the first presidential library to earn LEED Platinum certification for new construction.


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