Ultra High-Efficiency Toilets Help Professionals and Consumers Fight Back Against Brutal Drought Conditions

Ultra high-efficiency toilets conserve water and energy, saving money on utility bills. Get a return on investment and a return on the environment.

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Water Source Heat Pump Systems: A Proven High Energy Efficient Technology

This course will provide the student with an introduction to water source heat pump (WSHP) systems. Students will be able to explain the WSHP concept and explore the various different features and benefits of WSHP usage in commercial buildings.

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Heating Oil Conversion: Exploring Propane as a Viable Alternative Energy Source

Heating oil, also known as fuel oil or Number 2 oil, has been a popular choice for homeowners since the early 1900s. As an alternative to coal or wood as a fuel source for boilers and domestic hot water production, heating oil proved to be a reliable, clean and economical choice for millions of consumers, especially in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic where other fuel types were often more difficult to acquire or were more expensive. But, it is not an environmentally conscious fuel choice.

Propane gas has the same remote fuel benefit, coupled with fewer emissions and higher efficiency equipment. This course details economic and environmental reasons why switching from heating oil to propane is a good choice for homeowners, residential builders or remodelers.

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Security Features in Revolving Doors — Moving Beyond Egress and Energy Efficiency (Print Course)

Revolving doors not only provide a means of egress and entry, but can increase the aesthetics, energy efficiency and security of a building. This article will review the different types of revolving door systems and options available, primarily focusing on security features that can greatly enhance the safety of a building and its occupants.

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Post-Frame Construction in Low-Rise Commercial Buildings (Print)

This article will discuss construction methods and materials, as well as performance measures for post-frame buildings and their application in low-rise commercial buildings. It discusses how a combination of quality materials, expert workmanship, energy efficiency and low maintenance in a post-frame building can optimize value.

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Are you buying a $6,000 Cup of Coffee?

Learn how small expenses quickly add up over time and how you can implement a simple, yet extremely powerful tool to manage expenses, curb unauthorized employee purchases, and recover time in the process.

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Meet the Business Credit Card Killer

A turnkey, credit-free, and cash-free prepaid commercial debit card that saves your business thousands of dollars each year in time, expense account headaches, and purchasing control.

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Revolutionary Hands-Free Faucet for Water Savings and Cost Reduction

Some hands-free faucets are powered by disposable batteries. Others by hard-wired electricity. But only one hands-free faucet is powered by…running water. Read why you should consider TOTO EcoPower hands-free faucets for your next project.

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The Japanese Godsend Every Designer Should Consider

To understand the U.S. of 2025, look to Japan today. Their demographic trend, an aging population, puts them ahead of the U.S. Today U.S. planners face the growing demands of Millions of aging baby boomers. For architects, interior designers, contractors, and owners, it’s easy to see how this change will influence project work. Aging in place? Universal design? Assisted living? Design imperatives that represent a new world of project opportunity for you.

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Why Architects are Turning to a Maine Company for Winning ci Solutions

Polyiso claims the highest R-value in the thinnest profile of any (ci) wall sheathing product, meeting all ASHRAE 90.1 and IECC 2012 standards, outstanding fire performance with its inclusion within a multitude of NFPA 285 compliant wall assemblies - CFCs, HCFCs, and ODP.

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