The Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Renewable Energy Credits - Geothermal Heating and Cooling bill has passed the state legislature in Maryland. The legislation makes geothermal heat pumps (GHPs) an accepted technology for utilities to use toward earning Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) under the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS).
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is inviting residential code enforcement officials, builders, contractors, and designers to an April 26 training workshop in York on the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).
Pepco Energy Services Inc., a leader in energy savings performance contracting, and DC Water have signed an agreement for Pepco to design, build, and operate a combined heat and power (CHP) plant at DC Water’s Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant (AWTP).
Crockett Facilities Services Inc. (CFSI), a provider of building operations and maintenance, mechanical contracting, and HVAC services to government and commercial clients, announced that Cynthia Esparza Crockett, CFSI president, is one of 24 leaders in the Greater Washington region selected by the Washington Business Journal for the 2012 Minority Business Leader Awards.
NH Yates and Co., a leading manufacturer’s representative serving the HVAC and plumbing markets with headquarters in Cockeysville, Md., and offices in Richmond, Va., and Pottstown, Pa., has announced that it is merging with Allison Sales and Marketing Inc., Kernersville, N.C.
A 23-story high rise apartment building in Camden, N.J., has reduced its utility bill $37,000 a year by replacing dampers and sealing leaks in the building’s exhaust duct system with Aeroseal, a duct sealing solution provided by Aeroseal LLC.
Specialty Services Inc. (SSI), a northern Virginia-based commercial and residential heating and air conditioning contractor, received the 2011 Angie’s List Super Service award. Only 5 percent of companies that are listed on Angie’s List, an online consumer review website, receive this service award.
Extech Instruments announced that it has donated over $40,000 worth of handheld test equipment to high school vocational, technical, and science programs. The diverse array of Extech meters and testers was given to four high schools in eastern Massachusetts.