Manufacturer Reports

Standby Power Meets Critical Needs at Children's Hospital

The exterior of Alberta Children’s Hospital looks like a random stack of colored building blocks - and that’s what the kids who had a hand in its design wanted. It represents the hospital’s goal - responding to children’s needs. From state-of-the-art medical facilities to standby power that ensures continuous operation of critical electrical and HVAC systems, the hospital is uniquely tailored for the children it serves.
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Green Archival Room Preserves Artifacts and the Environment

The debate whether archival room design can provide optimal conditions for artifact preservation while simultaneously operating as a green, energy-saving HVAC design has been answered at the University of Michigan’s newly-retrofitted papyrus writings storage room in its Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library.
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Temporary Chillers Keep Fire-Damaged Hospital in Operation

On a hot Friday morning, a fire raged at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Va. When the smoke had cleared, five of the seven chiller plants that served the hospital were victims of the fire. With the temperature rising, the hospital needed temporary chillers and needed them quickly.
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A.O. Reed Helps California Post Offices to Go Green

Usually when the words government and green appear in the same sentence, our thoughts may turn to higher taxes. But, that’s not the case in California, where the federal government’s campaign to “go green” means converting more than 30 post offices to more efficient, environmentally friendly R-410A cooling systems.
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Honeywell to Fuel Energy Conservation Program With Wood Chips

Honeywell has announced a $3.9 million contract with the city of Battle Creek, Mich., that's expected to save the city more than $190,000 in annual energy and operational costs. It includes installation of a wood chip-heated boiler that will cover up to 90 percent of the heating load for City Hall and police department facilities.
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Free Hot Water: Sure, How?

Saving energy, saving money, all while protecting the environment! How? Next to heating and cooling, a household’s second largest consumer of energy is the hot water tank, and while some people have heard about a new “free hot water” system available for homes and businesses, few understand exactly how it works.
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NEWSMakers: Clint Schreck

Clint Schreck, general manager, Columbus Worthington Air, Columbus, Ohio, discusses winning Angie’s List Super Service Award, how to handle online reviews, and much more.

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