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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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Transfer and bypass/isolation switches
Transfer and bypass/isolation switches

Bypass/isolation switches are available in load-break or no-load-break bypass.Read More

Two-in-one humidification system
Two-in-one humidification system

DL Series two-in-one humidification system is two adiabatic humidification methods intelligently... Read More

Emergency communications system
Emergency communications system

Safepath SP40S is a multi-use system for emergency messaging, paging, and voice evacuation.Read More

Control platform for building owners
Control platform for building owners

iWorX control platform provides an updated graphical user experience and custom integration. Read More

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