Case Studies

Cooling

Anti-Microbial Option Reduces Risk of Legionnaires’ Disease in Chiller/Cooling Tower Applications

A new Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study involving 196 cooling towers nationwide found that 84 percent contained Legionella DNA, indicating that the dangerous bacteria that causes a severe, even fatal type of pneumonia were present or had been at some point. This means the real question is not ‘if there will be another outbreak’ but only ‘where and when’ it will occur.

Brought to you by: Delta Cooling Towers, Inc.

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Glass

CNU Student Success Center Floored By Fire-rated Glass

When you step inside the Christopher Newport University (CNU) Student Success Center in Newport News, Virginia, it is nearly impossible to miss the stunning glass floor system overhead. Its circular shape draws the eye upward to the building’s distinctive dome, while transparent glass panels allow light to stream to the lower levels, adding depth and dimension to the optical environment.

Brought to you by: TGP

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Hospital

Aircuity Helps Texas Children’s Hospital Meet Energy Efficiency Challenges

Texas Children’s Hospital is an internationally recognized full-care pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. Building upon Aircuity-designed energy savings achieved at the Feigin Center, Texas Children’s hospital designed Aircuity into a new state-of-the-art research facility – the 13-story, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) building.

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Design

A Smarter Design for Learning Environments

The German School in Washington D.C. required an expansion due to rising enrollment rates and the school’s desire to give graduates the competitive edge with experience with state-of-the-art science equipment and technology.

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Curtainwall

Specialty Steel Curtainwall Framing Sets Stage at High School Auditorium

Lecture halls often conjure up images of teachers, scribbling pens and ticking wall clocks – not students in dance shoes, theater costumes or choir robes. But at Trumbull High School, Trumbull, Connecticut, the latter might be more appropriate.

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Smoke Detectors

New Federal Courthouse Kept Safe with FFE’s Beam Smoke Detectors

To ensure optimum fire detection in its large atrium, the impressive new Los Angeles Federal Courthouse has installed four Fireray beam smoke detectors from FFE.

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NeverFade®

Solano Community College Saves $ with NeverFade® Paint

NeverFade® is a water-based, low-VOC exterior coating. It contains Kynar Aquatec® resin, a tough, engineering thermoplastic that maintains high stability when exposed to harsh thermal, chemical and ultraviolet environments.

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Personal Portable Lift

JLG LiftPod® Personal Portable Lift Earns High Grades on College Campus

As director of environmental health and safety at Ringling College of Art and Design, Carl Powell identifies risks associated with work performed on the Sarasota, Florida, campus and takes steps to prevent those risks from contributing to accidents.

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VRF

Integrating DDC for VRF to Provide Improved User Control

Virginia’s York County School Division makes a good HVAC solution great.

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Premium Rubber Flooring

Children’s Hospital Benefits from Premium Rubber Flooring

Renovate high-traffic emergency department, exam rooms and cafeteria with a floor covering that delivers superior durability, while offering chemical-free reduced maintenance, added comfort underfoot and improved acoustic benefits.

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