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Airplane (Air Pain?) Travel

by Paul Greenwalt, EIT Recently, my wife and I decided to finally visit a college friend of mine in her hometown of Sitka, Alaska. We made our way to the airport, breezed through security, and headed to our departure gate.

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A Sensible Technology: Sensorless Pump Control

by Paul Johnson, P.E., LEED AP BD+C Sensorless pump control technology is the latest craze when it comes to variable speed pumping.  So what is it?

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Energy Conservation through Building Intelligence

By John Bartelink This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. The terms “energy efficiency” and “energy conservation” often get used interchangeably, but they are really two different ideas. Energy efficiency is using less energy to provide the same service. Energy conservation is reducing or going without a service to save energy. The Lawrence […]

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Sensory Buildings (Smarter than Your Honor Student)

By Tom Leonidas, P.E., and John Bartelink of Wood Harbinger This article adapted from a presentation given at the WSSHE’s Semiannual Symposium, April 2014, in Chelan, WA. Imagine that your building can tell you how it’s feeling. That it can automatically figure out how to decrease its energy use, based on the real-time use of […]

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2014 WSSHE Semiannual Symposium: Tales from a First Time Attendee

By John Taylor, P.E., LEED AP BD+C The 2014 Washington State Society for Healthcare Engineering (WSSHE) Semiannual Symposium was held during the fourth week of April at Campbell’s Inn and Resort in Chelan, WA, and it turned out to be a huge success for Wood Harbinger, and a great experience for me as a first […]

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