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The Multi-Faceted Advantages of a Fanwall Install

By Karl J. Paloucek When it came time to replace four 125-horsepower and two 40-horsepower vaneaxial fans at Career Education’s building in Schaumburg, Ill., a decision had to be made: Refurbish the old technology or bring in the new? The choice was a no-brainer. One of the delightful upsides to long-reliable equipment finally wearing out […]

Tulsa’s Remington Tower Shrinks its Carbon Footprint

The new owners of Remington Tower office building in Tulsa, OK, looked into an energy retrofit immediately after its purchase in July of last year. The 20-story, 96,000 square-foot building was constructed in 1983, and while its water-source heat pump system remains in good condition, the original controls were obsolete. “Our main concern was that […]

Levi’s® Stadium: Setting A New Standard For Conserving Natural Resources

The new $1.3 billion Levi’s® Stadium in Santa Clara, California, home to the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers is a model of sustainability, from its 27,000-square-foot green roof and its owners suites decked out in reclaimed wood, to its farm-to-table concessions offerings. But none of the green features is more crucial to its operations than its […]

Kankakee Community College Setting off a Spark of Renewable Energy

By Mary Stroka, Staff Writer Kankakee Community College (KCC), about 66 miles southwest of Chicago, has taken a lot of steps towards being at the forefront of educating students and community members in the Midwest about green technology. Its exemplary Electrical Technology program, which includes a renewable energy track, was selected as the Interstate Renewable […]

Columbus Freshens-Up Its Beloved North Market

Pete Oesterling’s a suit n’ tie guy. As associate vice president for Nationwide Insurance, complete with legal staff and an office with a lofty view of Columbus, OH, his daily apparel is the requisite uniform. It’s rumored, though, that he favors Harley t-shirts and has a collection of two-wheeled machines in his garage. But it’s […]