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Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center saves lots of green in labor, material 
Heat fusion is essential to the success of PP-R piping systems. The method joins plastic pipe and fittings by heating them to a molten state and then rapidly pressed them together to form a homogeneous, or monolithic, bond.
Major agreement reached on commercial AC/furnace regulations
The new standards will save almost 15 quadrillion BTU (quads) of energy from more efficient equipment shipped over the next 30 years.
A mechanical system overhaul for Camp Pillsbury
As campus facilities were inspected prior to purchase in April 2014, it was apparent that the old central heating system would require a substantial overhaul.
Pumps bring university dorms into next decade  1
Early in 2013, Southern New Hampshire University managers began their search for ways to further improve hydronic efficiency for the 2006 dorms.
Boiler retrofit leads to energy efficiency at Manchester Memorial 
Manchester Memorial Hospital, Manchester, Conn., needed a complete overhaul of its systems, while not disrupting normal hospital operations.
Plumber provides homeowner with Saniflo’s above-floor plumbing solution
Rob Wachtler needed to devise a way to defy gravity and pump the drainage up to that drain line.
Infographic Gallery: The Power of the Phone Call
The phone call is the most valuable conversation you're not paying attention to.
Foley Mechanical’s radiant system — the undisputed winner 
Their decision to undergo a total heating system overhaul in the summer of 2013 — work that was completed by Brian Golden, installation manager for Lorton, VA-based Foley Mechanical Inc. — was a decision that kept them cozy-warm last winter while walls of snow and ice stacked up outside.
Zurn provides game plan for Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium plumbing install
Everything below the stadium’s upper deck was targeted for demolition and reconstruction to modernize the storied venue that opened in 1936,
Uponor Commercial PEX Piping System Display
Contractor's Candace Roulo gives us a look at the company's latest commercial piping product line.
ECR International Unveils New Heat Exchanger
Check out the new Helix VLT vertically mounted stainless steel condensing heat exchanger.
Tour AHR 2015 in 30 Seconds
Check out this hyperlapse video of the show floor where the latest equipment in the HVACR industry was on display.
Grundfos at AHR
Grundfos expands its commercial buildings line with the PACOpaQ customized HVAC package system.
Grundfos Unveils New Online Training Portal
The contracting equipment leader is out with a comprehensive online training guide complete with videos and many in-depth descriptions for best practices with their products.
Geothermal retrofit, a perfect fit for Wisconsin home
For Bill Gover, a retired plant engineer and his wife Barb, the appeal of tapping geothermal energy from below ground and severing ties with a propane supplier was too enticing to ignore.

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