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CMP Partners with Centricity to Introduce Online Compressor Configurator

Solution Gives Customers ‘Point-and-Click Ease’ to Configure Compressors
July 21, 2014

CMP Corp., an HVAC and refrigeration parts manufacturer and distributor, has announced the introduction of its online compressor configuration application, designed to allow customers to configure and order its Re-Engineered Compressors™ quickly and efficiently.


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ABM to Cut Virginia Schools’ Energy and Operating Expenses by over $1.8 Million

Project Will Improve Learning Environment through Facility Enhancements
July 7, 2014

ABM announced that its ABM Building Services business has been selected by the Franklin City, Virginia, Public Schools to implement a district-wide energy and facility improvement project through ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions program.


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Medical Center’s HVAC Design Boasts 18 Percent Energy Savings

Design Uses Air Curtains on Entrances as well as High-Efficiency Chillers, Boilers, and Rooftop Units
June 23, 2014

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) set out to make the new $252 million Monroeville, Pennsylvania, facility the most sustainable of its 30-hospital network. Its design team delivered a building that’s saving an estimated $350,000 to $500,000 in annual energy savings. 


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Airedale Chiller with Low-GWP HFO Refrigerant to Cool New John Lewis Store

R-1234ze Has a Global Warming Potential Lower Than One, Better Than CO2
June 9, 2014

The first UK-manufactured chiller incorporating the low global warming potential (GWP) HFO refrigerant R-1234ze is now cooling shoppers visiting the new £15 million John Lewis department store that opened in York.


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Wall-Hung Gas Boiler Helps Innkeeper Cut Utility Bills by 67 Percent

Heating and Domestic Hot Water System Provides Superior Energy Efficiency
May 19, 2014

Innkeeper Matt Mattingly of Gorham, Maine, is no longer among the many American home and business property owners who dread hefty winter utility bills and fuel cost increases. That all changed five years ago when he installed a Baxi wall-hung gas boiler.


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Solar Water Heating Installed on 11-Story Affordable Housing Project

System Provides Renewable Heat for Hundreds of Low-Income Senior Residents in Southern California
May 5, 2014

Promise Energy celebrated the installation of the largest solar water heating system in the city of Norwalk at the grand opening of the Norwalk Tower, an 11-story 185-unit affordable housing retrofit project.


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We Can Eliminate Distracted Driving Today, Says Expert

Actions to Address Driver Distraction
April 21, 2014

Government studies show more than 3,000 people die as a result of driver distraction every year. Connected mobility expert Peggy Smedley proclaims the technology to eliminate accidents and deaths due to distracted driving is literally at our fingertips. 


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Five Digitally Vulnerable Areas You May be Overlooking in Your Business

List Includes Digital Devices Used Every Day That Could Result in a Security Breach
April 7, 2014

According to a recent study by the Ponemon Institute, data breaches cost U.S. enterprises an average of $5.4 million per incident in 2012. Cintas Corp. partnered with the Ponemon Institute to identify five digital devices that are overlooked areas in a business and could be subject to a security breach.


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Ameresco Begins $45 Million Performance Contract for GSA

Comprehensive Contract to Address Energy Efficiency, Provide Renewable Energy Solutions
March 24, 2014

Ameresco Inc. announced that implementation of a $45 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC) is now underway for the General Services Administration (GSA). The ESPC will serve two federal buildings within the GSA’s National Capital Region outside of Washington, D.C.


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India Blocks HFC Phasedown, Spain Approves F-Gas Tax

India Is Concerned About Economics, Spain Will Not Tax First Refrigerant Charge in New Equipment
March 10, 2014

India has continued to block the move for a global HFC phasedown at a meeting of Montreal Protocol nations due to concerns over cost and availability of technology. Spain has approved the introduction of a tax on f-gases that will see refrigerants being taxed at up to €20 per tonne of CO2 equivalent by 2016.


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