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Aquatherm Opens Distribution Center with N.H. Yates

New Distribution Agreement Complements Opening of Ontario, Canada Warehouse Facility in May

Aquatherm North America announced that N.H. Yates will serve as the polypropylene pipe company’s primary warehouse for the East Coast. An existing N.H. Yates warehouse located in in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, will stock and distribute Aquatherm pipe and parts throughout the eastern United States.


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PHCC of New Jersey to Offer Plumbing and HVACR Apprentice eLearning

Provides an Option for Apprentice Training

he Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) of New Jersey, with help from Association of New Jersey Apprenticeship Coordinators (ANJAC) and the U.S. Dept. of Labor, has received approval to run its Plumbing and HVACR eLearning course for apprentices.


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Cool Smart Awards Efficiency

Initiative Promotes Installation of Energy Star-Qualified Central Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems

A dozen Northeast companies received Cool Smart awards during the New England ACCA golf tournament in September. Sponsored by the Massachusetts/Rhode Island Cool Smart program, the awards honor contractors for energy-efficiency practices, leadership, and quality installation of HVAC systems.


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HVAC Firm Named One of Philly’s ‘Best Places to Work’

It’s the Third Consecutive Win for Tozour Energy Systems

Tozour Energy Systems, a leading provider of HVAC systems and services, has again been named one of the “Best Places to Work” in the 11th annual ranking presented by the Philadelphia Business Journal.


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Massachusetts HVAC Contractors Now Required to Recycle Mercury Thermostats

Mercury Thermostat Bill Establishes New Requirements for the HVAC Industry

A new law in Massachusetts requires any person or contractor who replaces a mercury-containing thermostat to deliver it to an appropriate collection site to be recycled. It also mandates that no HVAC wholesale distributor shall sell or distribute any thermostat unless the wholesaler participates as a collection site to recycle mercury thermostats.


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GHP Stakeholders Form NY Trade Association

Organization Intends to Raise the Profile of Geothermal Heat Pumps

In early August, geothermal heat pump (GHP) stakeholders put the finishing touches on the New York Geothermal Energy Organization (NY-GEO) — a new not-for-profit trade association founded by 67 members that promises to increase market penetration and sales across New York state.


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SEIA Commends Verizon Solar Initiatives

Verizon Is Becoming a Leader in Deployment of Green Energy

Verizon Communications Inc. has announced plans to nearly double its capacity to generate clean, reliable, affordable solar energy. This year, Verizon will install 10.2 MW of new solar systems at eight Verizon facilities located in five states.


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Ilios Inks Rep Agreement and Sale with Sam DeSanto Co.

Order Placed for an Ilios Water-Source High-Efficiency Water Heater

Ilios Inc., a subsidiary of Tecogen® Inc., announced it has signed a manufacturers’ representative agreement with Sam DeSanto Co. Inc. (SDCI), a Mid-Atlantic based HVAC and plumbing equipment supplier. Concurrent with the signing, SDCI placed an order for an Ilios water-source high-efficiency water heater.


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Mid-Hudson Plumbing Services Changes Name to Royal Class Service

Hudson Valley Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning Contractor Rebrands

Mid-Hudson Plumbing Services, a plumbing, heating, and air conditioning contractor serving the Hudson Valley, announced that it has changed its name to Royal Class Service. The name change is part of a rebranding effort for the company, and a way for it to emphasize exceptional customer service.


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Crockett Facilities Services Wins Two Maryland Awards

Company Receives Maryland Business Breakthrough Award and Bowie Entrepreneurs of the Year

Crockett Facilities Services Inc. (CFSI), a provider of integrated facilities services, mechanical contracting, and HVAC services to commercial and government clients, announced that it was selected for two Maryland awards.


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