Smardt Chiller Group announced that it has opened its first United States plant in Plattsburgh, N.Y., after reviewing several alternative sites. Headquartered in Montreal and with operations there, in Singapore, Melbourne (Australia), and now Plattsburgh, Smardt Chiller Group produces high-efficiency chillers.
Pepco Energy Services, a leader in energy savings performance contracting, has been awarded a competitive bid contract by the District of Columbia’s Department of Real Estate Services (DRES) to implement a $7.5 million energy efficiency retrofit project at the One Judiciary Square facility in Washington, D.C.
Optimum Energy LLC, a provider of HVAC energy reduction software, announced that its OptimumHVAC™ solution is being employed in six New York State commercial facilities. Collectively, these six New York installations are expected to reduce HVAC energy consumption by more than 9.9 million kWh annually.
ICM Controls has received a High Performance Building Plaque from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for the energy efficient measures incorporated into its new headquarters building that are expected to help cut its energy costs by $92,000 annually.
Comfort Systems USA Inc., a leading provider of commercial, industrial and institutional HVAC services, announced that it has acquired ColonialWebb Contractors Co. headquartered in Richmond, Va. ColonialWebb is a large regional contractor with its principal operations in Richmond and Norfolk, Va.
Higgins Mechanical of Gardner, Mass., has joined the Linc Network as the newest Linc Service® franchise. Higgins Mechanical provides a full range of mechanical contracting services for commercial and industrial customers.
U.S. Energy Group has launched its new USE Controller EMS, which the company says is digital, wireless, and helps owners and managers meet New York City’s new building auditing mandates through benchmarking, enhanced online monitoring, and control.
The Wild Center, Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks, has installed an innovative hybrid heating system supported by $350,000 in funding from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) that will use a combination of renewable energy solutions to provide heat and hot water for the facility year round.
Oliver Heating & Cooling of Delaware County, Pa., announced that it has acquired Robert Wagner Plumbing and Heating of Chester County. Oliver now offers a full line of plumbing services, along with heating, cooling, and air duct cleaning.
Big Ass Fans®, a leading designer and manufacturer of large-diameter, low-speed ceiling and vertical fans, has partnered with Art Start, a New York City-based nonprofit organization that provides at-risk kids with opportunities in life via art and music.