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ASHRAE Journal

As unprotected building automation systems can quickly become high-risk with potential life damage to a building and its occupants, securing these systems is becoming a necessity.

ASHRAE Journal

The cannabis industry is blooming. With the expected trend of increasing legalization, the demand for energy-efficient grow houses with effective climate control will increase. From temperature to humidity to light loads, cannabis grow houses require accurate HVAC load calculations to yield profitable crops.

ASHRAE Journal

From distributed energy resources to thermal and power generation to electric and gas grid operation to microgrids, several factors are converging to force transformation in the energy industry.

High performing buildings

As school districts face their aging infrastructure, some are electing to achieve high levels of energy-efficiency and aim for zero energy in new construction and major renovations.

High performing buildings

Fifteen years ago green design practices seemed a bit out there. Today, they have gone mainstream. Now, new ways to apply existing concepts, new industry partnerships, and new urgency to protect the environment has led to a new sort of engineering student. Today’s students must master skills to create high-performing and resilient buildings.

ASHRAE Journal Newsletter

Of the 850,000 lots in New York City, how many can feasibly use geothermal energy? A tool can answer that question. 

Marietta Daily journal

Dr. Grant Rivera becomes Marietta City Schools’ 13th superintendent on Jan. 1, although that accomplishment pales in comparison to what his younger daughter did this year: beat cancer.

Marietta Daily journal

The Satanic Temple is considering when to open a legal case against the Cobb School District pending the district’s efforts to decide on the Temple’s after-school program’s application. Fred Mephisto, the head of the Atlanta chapter of The Satanic Temple, said the temple’s legal counsel could start the legal process by the end of the month if the political organization’s application has not moved forward.

Marietta Daily journal

On May 4, 1961, an 18-year-old, Atlanta native Charles Person boarded a bus in Washington, D.C. with plans to ride to New Orleans by May 17. 

Index-journal

When Haley Sylvester turned 3 on Nov. 19, her birthday cake was not a chocolate-and-vanilla confection adorned with her favorite cartoon character. As the Sylvesters family celebrated the toddler's birthday, parents Laura, 36, and Richard, 37, and sister Hannah, 6, sang "Happy Birthday" to Haley over a plastic cake because Haley's body reacts violently after eating food.

Jackson Free Press

Unlike national and corporate chains, local businesses often do not have the same funds and resources. A relationship with the City of Jackson could be what keeps the lights on and the water running.

Starkville Free Press

Ravi Perry, an openly gay Mississippi State University assistant professor of political science and public administration, walked into an already packed boardroom in downtown Starkville on Sept. 16 to stand up for rights of others like him.

Jackson Free Press

During a family Thanksgiving at my father's parents' house in Yazoo City when I was in elementary school, my grandmother wanted everyone around the table to say what they were thankful for.

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