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My Work

Browse this collection of selected writing & editorial projects that showcase my experience & skills.

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.

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As schools prepare to reopen for the fall academic year, the ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has developed HVAC systems operation guidance to help mitigate the airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2. Read more

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The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the restaurant industry and food service workers’ livelihoods. Giving Kitchen was born from a community’s response to another trying time. Read more

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Low-code is part of the supply chain’s future. Read more

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Vineyard vines wind themselves through the peaks and valleys of the North Georgia mountains an hour north of Atlanta. Read more


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. Read more

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How a Starkville start-up and Sesame Street joined forces to support families. Read more


With scientists predicting stronger climatic events ahead, the value of resiliency is increasingly being recognized. Read more

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


Today’s students must master skills to create high-performing and resilient buildings.

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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. Read more

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Tune in to conversations between leading ASHRAE experts as they discuss what HVAC engineers need to know to design better systems and grow the HVAC&R industry. Listen


In space, there is no atmosphere to dissipate the heat generated by small satellites. Read more

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From Russia to Oregon, wildfires are erupting across the globe. This edition of ASHRAE Journal Newsletter is focusing on strategies to protect buildings and occupants from the threat of wildfires. Read more

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The use of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) escalated amid the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to increased questions and misconceptions. Read more


Where does the EPA's final rule establishing a comprehensive program to cap and phase down the production and consumption of climate-damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) leave the HVAC&R industry? Read more 

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Every edition of ASHRAE Journal features an Industry News section that updates readers on industry trends and updates. Read more

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Machine learning is the new hot buzzword in supply chain. Read more

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What does the Department of Energy's latest determination mean for the standard? Read more

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Change has accelerated in the last five years moving the utility industry from a centralized, scale-focused standardized model toward a digital, distributed, low-carbon, resilient and customer-focused model. Read more


On the night of Aug. 11, 2013, Bruce Balchin did not respond to one of his wife Susan's questions after spending a day at The Children's Museum in Greenville with their grandson. Read more

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