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AHR Expo presents scholarship to California HVACR vocational school

AHR Expo presents scholarship to California HVACR vocational school The 2004 AHR Expo Innovation Awards were given in eight specific categories to the most innovative products among the thousands on display during the January 2004 AHR Expo in Anaheim, CA. Proceeds from the entry fee of the second annual awards competition are being donated to […]

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Industrial facilities commissioning: in a world where process means bucks, there’s little patience for bugs

Industrial facilities commissioning: in a world where process means bucks, there’s little patience for bugs – commissioning Rebecca Ellis At first blush, one may ask what’s the difference between industrial buildings and other types of buildings: a building is a building, isn’t it? Yes, and no. Although industrial and nonindustrial buildings can have the same […]

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Adjustable-frequency drives – SV9000 Series

Adjustable-frequency drives – SV9000 Series – Brief Article SV9000 Series adjustable-frequency drives offer a broad horsepower range (3 to 1,000 hp) and voltage range (208 to 690 V). These drives are built to withstand the requirements of the industrial workplace, the company says. Technical highlights are included in the brochure. COPYRIGHT 1999 Business News Publishing […]

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The future of the HVACR industry

The future of the HVACR industry Richard B. Hayter The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) ranks air conditioning and refrigeration number 10 in its list of the 20 greatest engineering achievements of the 20th century. The selection was based on the impact the technology had on the quality of the life during the last century […]

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Hvac programmable controller

Hvac programmable controller – Products in Focus The Raptor (R) programmable controller uses the LonMark (R) protocol and is a freely programmable, 32-point controller. Features include a high point count — 8DO, 8DI, 8AO, 8AI — for controlling large mechanical equipment or coordinating control strategies among numerous pieces of mechanical equipment. Staefa Control System Buffalo […]

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VerticalAire™ brochure explains unit’s benefits in IAQ market

VerticalAire™ brochure explains unit’s benefits in IAQ market A free brochure features Desert Aire’s VerticalAire[TM], a cost-effective 100% outdoor air dehumidifier that saves on space; the 4 to 8 ton units are less than 34 in. wide. The unit lowers outdoor air dewpoints down to 50[degrees] FDP while providing accurate leaving air temperatures within [+ […]

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2002 year in review : economizer and heat recovery savings summary – continued

2002 year in review : economizer and heat recovery savings summary – continued – Weather report: August 2003 Michael Kjelgaard To wrap up our analysis of the total annual data for 2002, let’s take a look at how the economizer and heat recovery data compared to 2001 as shown in Figure 2. The airside economizer […]

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Prison design locks up reliable steam supply with watertube boilers

Prison design locks up reliable steam supply with watertube boilers – Case In Point Reliable steam supply is just one of many serious problems a correctional institution must address when demanding fail-safe system design. However, that issue was one of particular concern to Fayette Thermal, the company under contract with the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections […]

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Glasfloss Industries, Inc

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Engineered Systems > Jan, 2003 > Article > Print friendly Glasfloss Industries, Inc – Places and Faces Glasfloss Industries, Inc. recently announced the promotion of Greg Gardner to operations manager. COPYRIGHT 2003 Business News Publishing Co. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group

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Back to Basics™

Back to Basics™ Rebecca Ellis Test 111 KITCHEN HOOD EXHAUST WITHOUT MECHANICAL SYSTEM, MAKEUP AIR, ADVANCED SYSTEM — DESIGN ON-OFF CONTROL, IN THE “OFF” POSITION: Exhaust fan EF-1 system shall be (automatically, kitchen hood. When kitchen hood KH-1 on-off switch SW-1, mounted on (TCP-1, hood, EF-1), is placed in the off position, exhaust fan EF-l […]