Volume 5, Issue Number 11 November  19, 2009

Early Sign Of Recovery From The Architects

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the October ABI rating was 46.1, up sharply from 43.1 in September. This score, however, indicates a continued decline in demand for design services (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). The new projects inquiry score was 58.5, following the 59.1 mark in September.

“This news could prove to be an early signal towards a recovery for the design and construction industry,” said AIA Chief Economist Kermit Baker, PhD, Hon. AIA.

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Free Sessions To Boost Efficiency, Sustainability Of Contractor Projects Featured At AHR Expo

Two sessions to assist contractors in construction management and high-performance building are being offered by ASHRAE at the AHR Expo. The sessions, which require no conference badge or fee for AHR Expo attendees, are Construction Management, 2-3 p.m., Monday, Jan. 25, and Cost/Benefit Analysis Methodology and Tools Needed by Owners, 2-3 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 26.

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Magnitude™ Frictionless Centrifugal Chillers Are Now Available Up To 550 Tons

The Daikin McQuay® Magnitude™ frictionless centrifugal chiller, already known for its oil-free, magnetic bearing design, is now available in models with up to 550 tons of capacity, making it ideal for mid- to large-size buildings such as schools, universities and hospitals.

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Duro Dyne Points To Profit

WRCD& RCD Dampers, Self Stick Doors, QSD Access Doors, HDJD Dampers, and many more products from Duro Dyne all point to profit. For more information visit www.durodyne.com or e-mail: durodyne@durodyne.com

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C.L. Ward & Family's Premium Duct Sealants Qualify For LEED Credit

CL WARD is known for quality when it comes to sheet metal accessory products. We have brought this same quality to our premium water based duct sealants! Our water based duct sealants contain no VOC’s and meet LEED requirements. Call 888-973-7600 or visit www.clward.com for more information.

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