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Central Plant Design

The performance of a central utility plant in a healthcare facility is critical to the delivery of safe patient care. There are many important aspects to consider when replacing equipment, upgrading components, or building a new central utility plant. An unplanned outage or equipment failure can result in the loss of ability to treat patients

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The Importance of a University’s Infrastructure

From people to structures, all good systems bear upon on a sturdy and reliable framework. Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) infrastructure is the framework of a successful campus. Central equipment, utilities, and buildings are all components of campus infrastructure that help students, faculty, and staff perform to their highest potential. Planning, maintaining, and optimizing your

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Gone Are The Days Of The Card Catalog

As education trends change, educators are continually developing new means of teaching today’s students. These trends have Architects and Engineers thinking outside the box to create academic facilities of the future. Not only are classrooms being affected, but there is a dramatic shift in what students and educators are demanding in library designs. In today’s

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How Does Your Chiller Plant Measure Up?

Now that temperatures are falling and central chilled water plants are going offline, it may be time to measure how your plant performed this past summer. Were you able to distribute chilled water at design temperatures throughout your building or campus? Were you able to maintain designed temperature splits? Were the spaces served by your central plant

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