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October 2009

 

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Beware the greenwash

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Environmental claims can be a powerful marketing tool for a business attempting to differentiate itself from competitors - but it's an area fraught with danger. Sean McGowan reports on the misuse of environmental terminology in marketing and the consequences on your business.

Louvre selection

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Louvres are increasingly used to provide a waterproof means of introducing or discharging air through the building fabric, as well as providing a screen to hide external plant, and in some cases delivering sound attentuation. HVAC&R Nation looks at which louvre for which application works best.

Skating on Olympic ice

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Next year, for two weeks in February, the world will turn to Vancouver, Canada for the Winter Olympic Games. What  alot of people wont realise though, is that much of the Games' success will hinge on refrigeration systems and the men and women in charge of them. Carly Fordred finds out more. 

Skills Workshop: Piping system design considerations - part 2

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This month's skills workshop continues to identify and explain the types of distribution systems commonly considered in piping system design.

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