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  • Oct 9, 2014
    Commentary

    HVACR Content: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

    In 1975, Bill Acker was fresh out of college, working as an engineering draftsman. He was hired to do industrial HVAC work, but soon was asked to engineer steam and condensate return, compressed-air, and paper-machine piping, as well as boiler and steam-turbine systems. “I did not know how to do a lot of this work,” Bill recalled recently, “so I had to learn fast by utilizing other engineers.”...More
  • Sep 23, 2014
    Commentary

    Cool Solutions for Food- and Beverage-Store Coolers 1

    Recently, a company in Sarasota, Fla., devised an “air curtain” for open-case coolers used in food and beverage stores....More
  • Aug 26, 2014
    Commentary

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and HVAC

    Aerial photography has been around since the 1800s, when images were captured from balloons. Now, we have all kinds of construction-site cameras to record construction progress, and architects can use satellite imagery, such as Google Earth, to show clients how their proposed design will look in relation to surrounding buildings and land features....More
  • Jul 8, 2014
    Commentary

    Fracking, Thermal-Energy Storage, Sea-Level Rise, Legionella Revisited

    Just over a year ago, “Clark’s Remarks” premiered on this Website. To commemorate, I thought it would be fun to look back at the past year’s topics and see if there have been any new developments. Not surprisingly, there have been....More


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