Chillers – Vapor Compression Basics

A chiller is a device that removes heat from a liquid, usually water, through a vapor compression or absorption refrigeration cycle. Chillers are used to cool air and water in a variety of areas, such as large industrial sites, commercial facilities, and even institutional buildings. These machines can also utilize their heat rejection to warm…

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Different Types of Journalism

Journalism helps to explain the events that impact our lives and is developed in a number of forms and styles. Each journalistic form and style uses different techniques and writes for different purposes and audiences. There are five principal types of journalism: investigative, news, reviews, columns and feature writing. What form of journalism are you…

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UPC Bar Code Software

UPC bar codes are used in the United States of America. Like many other kinds of bar codes, they are made up of numbers. The scanners interpret these symbols and the data is sent into the system. All American products get either UPC – A or UPC – E bar codes. The bar code generators…

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Cockapoo – Dog Breeds

Group: Not yet recognised Weight: 6-19 lbs Height: 14-15 inches Overview The Cockapoo was developed by crossing the American Cocker Spaniel and the Miniature Poodle. This breed is originally from the United States where they were bred during the 1960s. The first dogs were from accidental mating, but lately as their popularity has continued to…

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How to Winter-Proof Your Home

The UK was unprepared last winter for the coldest weather for 100 years, which lead to expensive energy bills and even damage to many of our homes. Here are some quick tips on how to make sure your home is energy efficient and winter-proof ahead of plummeting temperatures. Central Heating It’s important to service your…

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The Origins of a Fashion Classic: Jeans

History of Jeans Jeans originated in the USA in the late 19th century. Originally, they were worn as work trousers by miners, factory workers and soldiers. They were particularly common as work clothing during World War II. At this time men’s zippers were placed at the front of the garment, while women’s ran along the…

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Tea Tray Bouts For Classical Fencing

In the 1800s some fencing masters were reputed to teach lessons with their students standing in a tea tray. This unusual practice was designed to force disciplined blade work and eliminate reliance on the retreat as a defense. It comes from an era in which fencing was becoming increasingly distant from the realities of the…

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Fence Repairs and Upgrades

A fence can be just the thing to make your home look and function the way you want it to. Keeping up with your fence is just as important as the initial purchase, as a broken one will start to draw attention to the flaw rather than the beauty of the design itself. Repairing your…

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