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Using Thermal Energy Storage To Dodge The Energy Crisis

October 31, 2001
The 24-story, 430,000-sq-ft office building known as 801 Towers in Los Angeles dodges the energy crisis because of a stroke of engineering foresight.
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Geothermal Saves Energy For Postal Service

October 29, 2001
The first geothermal system to be installed in the state of Nebraska was at a postal service facility in Lincoln. Since the installation, energy savings have been monitored and compared to a postal facility with a conventional hvac system. The results so far show that geothermal can save in the long-run.
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Trade Show Marks 22nd Year

October 19, 2001
The theme of the 22nd Annual HVAC/R/SM Product and Equipment Trade Show, sponsored by the Institute of Heating and Air Conditioning Industries, Inc. (IHACI), is “Carnival.”
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RPA Honors Montana Contractor

October 17, 2001
The Radiant Panel Association (RPA) recently honored radiant contractors with its System Showcase.
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CMS Energy Wins $5.8 Million Energy Services Contract From California Community College

October 17, 2001
Lighting upgrades, with interior retrofit lighting systems, a campus-wide digital energy management system, and a more energy-efficient thermal cooling system are only part-of a three-pronged plan for reducing energy consumption at Mt. San Antonio Community College in Walnut, CA.
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Geothermal Systems And Waterless Urinal Turn New Building ‘Green’

October 13, 2001
The geothermal system in the Bellevue Community College’s new building classroom is expected to reduce energy costs by 30% or more, while saving almost 800,000 cu ft of natural gas annually.
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SMACNA Launches New Alaska Chapter

October 5, 2001
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) has approved the chapter charter for the Alaska Mechanical Contractors Association. The founding members include 16 different Alaska companies and will represent sheet metal contractors in southern Alaska.
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P.I.P.E. Hosts Its Second Annual 'P.I.P.E. Day At The Movies'

October 5, 2001
In recognition of the skilled labor union force, P.I.P.E. (Piping Industry Progress and Education Fund) recently hosted its second annual “P.I.P.E. Day at the Movies” in Phoenix, AZ on Labor Day at a local movie theatre.
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UA Highlights Local 648 Project

October 2, 2001
In Idaho, Local 648 is being acknowledged by the United Association (UA) for its hard work on a unique project. UA members worked for over a year on the construction of a system that would filter byproducts for a dehydrated potato processing plant.
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Stratosphere Casino Hotel & Tower Installation Poses Challenges

October 2, 2001
It's easy for this unique needle-like structure in Las Vegas to get noticed.
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