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Lowering energy use, elevating building performance
Lowering energy use, elevating building performance

Net-zero energy buildings can be achieved with smart building design. Here are tips on how to design a high-performance building. Read More

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The challenge: Tall and super-tall buildings
The challenge: Tall and super-tall buildings

High-rise buildings aren’t just big—for engineers, they present big challenges. Multi-story structures can contain a broad range of uses, different-sized units, and a host of complex systems to... Read More

Efficient building water use
Efficient building water use

The escalating cost of providing potable water in the United States is creating new urgency for owners of commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings to respond with greater engineered water... Read More

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10 ways to improve strategic planning
10 ways to improve strategic planning

These 10 tips will give business leaders strategic planning tools to set the direction for their firm’s success.Read More

Gas-fueled CHP delivers heat, CO2 for greenhouses
Gas-fueled CHP delivers heat, CO2 for greenhouses

Combined heat and power systems can be efficient and effective in greenhouses.Read More

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Arc-flash relay
Arc-flash relay

AF0500 Arc-flash relay offers plug-and-play installation and fast arc detection.Read More

York LX series packaged units
York LX series packaged units

York LX Series packaged units by Johnson Controls offer a contractor-friendly design, easy... Read More

Variable speed starter
Variable speed starter

The PowerXL DE1 variable speed starter for reduced installation time, space saving design and... Read More

Electric motor for manufacturing, building maintenance
Electric motor for manufacturing, building maintenance

Digital Variable Reluctance Smart Motor brings electric motors into the 21st Century.Read More

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