Managing Facilities


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Located in Western Maryland, Frostburg State University boasts a 40-acre campus and an enrollment of some 5,400 students.

Going to School on Long-Term Cooling Tower Solutions

July 31, 2019
The longevity and cost-saving features of today’s advanced HDPE “plastic” cooling towers tests the wisdom of choosing yesteryear’s conventional metal-clad models.
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West Virginia City Eyes Energy Savings Via Improved Lighting, HVAC Efficiency

June 28, 2019
From City Hall to civic arena, Huntington’s expansive, multi-phase program across 14 buildings expects to save the local government nearly $5 million in operating costs.
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Reducing Water Quality Concerns within Critical Patient Occupied Facilities 

June 28, 2019
Designers and builders must select materials that offer the best defense against threats from leaching, permeation and fires.
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Read the June 2019 - Digital Edition

June 5, 2019
OUR NEW ISSUE | SMART BUILDINGS: A Deep Dive Into The Unisphere; Cloud-Connected HVAC; Boiler Vet Shares Wisdom; Brewery Cheers Efficiency; In Praise of 'Smart' Leaders; New Products...
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The Unisphere: Urban Test Case for Commercial Net Zero Buildings

June 4, 2019
Driven by an uncompromising owner, the design team created a hybrid system that delivered both sustainability and user comfort.
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News & Notes: At the Heart of a Net Zero Energy Surge

March 3, 2019
From our March issue... If the last six months are any indication, the global Net Zero Energy trend for commercial buildings quietly has achieved critical mass. And HVACR is undeniably...
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Technology Pushes Data Center Cooling to Edge (and Beyond)

Feb. 5, 2019
From edge to cloud, businesses are increasingly turning to intelligent systems to monitor, control and optimize local and remote data center infrastructure.
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Pennsylvania Church Finds Flexible Solutions via VRF

Feb. 5, 2019
Owner needed cost-effective system that could handle several variables across multiple spaces under same roof.
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In places like Washington DC, which have local limits on building height, smaller plenum height makes floor by floor units more popular.

Return Air Options for Floor by Floor Units

Feb. 5, 2019
In tight spaces, making the mechanical room itself part of the HVAC system can reduce first cost without compromising performance.