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Lighting and Lighting Controls July 1, 2004

Twin Tower Cogen

Cogeneration systems, one might argue, are on the rise. That hypothesis, however, gains significant credence when the nation's largest publicly held office building owner and manager—Equity Office Properties (EOP)—jumps on the cogen bandwagon with a twin tower installation in San Francisco.

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Codes and Standards March 1, 2003

Consider Modular Wiring for Your Next Spec

A chronic sore spot for many consulting engineers is the whole notion of value engineering. This piece does not dwell on that subject, but addresses a possible solution that may help some designers actually get the systems and equipment they specified installed in the finished project. This would-be solution is modular wiring.

By the CSE staff
Other Building Types August 1, 2002

Run the Ball

Alan Greenspan denied it. George Bush denied it: America was not in a recession in 2001. Those in the construction industry surely suspected otherwise, and recently revised figures from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce confirm that suspicion. Instead of the solid 3.3% gain originally reported by the federal agency, overall nonresidential construction spending is now estimated to have increased by a s...

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