Volume 4, Issue Number 9 September  16, 2008



Free Copies Of ASHRAE’s Advanced Energy Design Guide Series Available

Free Copies Of ASHRAE’s Advanced Energy Design Guide Series Available ASHRAE’s Advanced Energy Design Guide series of publications is available as free electronic download products. The newest guide features small warehouses and self-storage buildings. Other publications cover small retail buildings, small office buildings and K-12 school buildings.

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Are You Prepared For A Flu Pandemic?

Government, business and industry leaders talk a lot about contingency planning in the event of a catastrophe. What do they mean by that and what kind of threats are they talking about?

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Save Money On Damper Installations

The Great River Energy corporate headquarters in Minnesota was completed in April 2008 and is the first building in the state to seek LEED Platinum certification. There was a tight construction deadline for the contractor and selecting HVAC products that would save installation time helped meet the deadline. The 22 Greenheck fire smoke dampers with factory-mounted quick connect breakaway connectors selected for this project saved the contractor 52 minutes of installation time for each damper.

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Local Leaders In Sustainability – Green Incentives Report Available From AIA

State and local governments are using a variety of incentive-based techniques to encourage green building practices. These efforts have encountered challenges including the cost of new incentive programs, resource shortcomings and implementation difficulties. In order to help communities overcome these obstacles, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) commissioned a report, Local Leaders in Sustainability – Green Incentives, that defines and examines many types of incentive programs, details the inherent barriers to success and highlights best practice examples from around the country.

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Catch The Next Big Wave With QuickPen And Partners!

Get on-board with QuickPen and partners at the SMACNA National Convention, Tuesday, October 21, in Maui, Hawaii. Visit booths 110,111 and 201 and see firsthand how to stay on top of your game!

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