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Plastic Cooling Towers Aid Solar Cooling and Water Treatment Projects

Advanced Plastic Cooling Towers Help Ensure Reliability
The advantages of using high-density polyethylene (HDPE)-based “plastic” cooling towers have been well received in the commercial and industrial sectors of the United States. Now the technology is being introduced internationally, with installations at two notable projects in the Middle East.


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Ram Grinding Increases Efficiency, Lowers Cooling Costs with Coolerado

A/C Savings Redirected Toward Maintenance and Purchase of Grinding Equipment
Coolerado has announced that Ram Grinding, a high-precision industrial grinding facility located in Arvada, Colo., has been able to save over $5,000 annually in cooling costs for its 7,200-square-foot facility through the use of Coolerado’s indirect evaporative cooling technology.


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Honeywell Awarded Project to Build, Service Power Facility for Airbus

Honeywell to Oversee Operation and Maintenance through 10-year Agreement
Honeywell announced it has been awarded a $37 million project to build and provide ongoing service and maintenance on a power facility for Airbus’ new assembly site in Mobile, Ala., the aviation company’s first aircraft manufacturing operation in the United States.


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Developers, Hotel Boost Sustainability with Water Treatment Technology

Silver Bullet’s Technology Reduces Water, Electricity, and Chemical Use in Buildings
A historic downtown hotel, the Willard InterContinental, and three top D.C. property developers and owners, joined with Silver Bullet, a water treatment company, to introduce a commercially available system that significantly increases building sustainability by cutting water, electricity, and chemical use in commercial buildings.


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Chill Factor

Cost-Efficient Control and Visualization for Water Recooling Systems
A manufacturer which has been building water recooling systems for more than 20 years started relying on PLC-based controllers in 1995. Now, the company has taken the next technological step to make its solutions even more flexible, economical, and sustainable.


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Cape Cod Resort Saves $1,400/Month with Hybrid Water Heaters

Hybrid Units Provide a 12 Percent Reduction in Resort’s Energy Bill
The Cove at Yarmouth, located in West Yarmouth, Mass., was throwing money down the drain with its former hot water heaters. Eventually, the resort’s general manager decided to make a change. Murphy’s Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing recommended the Eternal hybrid water heater.


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KB Home and SunPower Celebrate 1,000th Solar Home

KB Home and SunPower Corp. came together for a special event in Lancaster, Calif., celebrating the 1,000th new home built by KB with a SunPower solar power system. More than 200 of these homes are in Lancaster, a city focused on advancing the use of solar power.


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NEWSMakers: Mark Crockett
Mark Crockett vice president, Crockett Facilities Services, explains the importance of technician training, the value of being a top minority-owned company in the U.S., current projects the company is managing, and much more. Posted on April 24.
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