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Jun
21
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Four Steps to Getting Started on Your Smart Building Approach

One of the challenges in developing a ‘smart building’ is that most owners have a different idea of what a smart building really is. One common thread in many smart building projects is that the building typically harvests information and utilizes this data to make decisions on how the building systems are operating and interacting. 

May
24
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2017 ASHRAE David C.J. Peters Scholarship Winners

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As a former senior vice president at Southland Industries, Dave Peters was one of Southland’s greatest contributors – not only regarding technical innovations, but also for his passion for recruiting talented engineering students. After Dave passed away in 2011, the ASHRAE David C.J. Peters Scholarship was created to honor his accomplishments and dedication to rising young engineers.

May
10
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Giving Back: Rebuilding Together 2017

Rebuilding Together is a nationwide non-profit organization that relies on volunteer relationships to provide critical home repairs that focus on improving health, safety, comfort, and energy efficiency for elderly, disabled, and low-income homeowners. 

Apr
26
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5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Internship

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Whether this is your first internship or your third, knowing how to take full advantage of your experience can be the difference between a successful and stressful summer. Each internship will be different, but there are always opportunities for you to stand out amongst your peers.

Apr
12
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Top Six Mistakes Made on IPD Projects

The integrated project delivery (IPD) method encourages all involved trade partners to share the risk and success of a project. While this ensures that team members are entering the project with the same mentality and goals, mistakes are still likely to be made. Not all IPD projects are the same, but there are common mistakes made that can make or break a project.

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