He Brings Nearly Two Decades of Experience in the HVAC and Energy Services Industry
January 5, 2015
Leading Philadelphia-area mechanical construction and energy services firm Burns Mechanical has announced the appointment of Rob Komorowski as senior service account manager. Komorowski brings nearly two decades of experience in the HVAC and energy services industry.
Sullivan County, N.H., Sees Immediate Economic and Environmental Benefits
December 29, 2014
To minimize reliance on fossil fuels and reduce carbon emissions, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, conducted extensive research into biomass fuel technology. After looking at almost two dozen plants, the county purchased a Hurst biomass boiler district heating system with a backpressure steam turbine/generator.
New Distribution Agreement Complements Opening of Ontario, Canada Warehouse Facility in May
December 1, 2014
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.
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.
Initiative Promotes Installation of Energy Star-Qualified Central Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems
October 20, 2014
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.
Mercury Thermostat Bill Establishes New Requirements for the HVAC Industry
September 15, 2014
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.
Organization Intends to Raise the Profile of Geothermal Heat Pumps
September 8, 2014
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.
Verizon Is Becoming a Leader in Deployment of Green Energy
September 1, 2014
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.
Order Placed for an Ilios Water-Source High-Efficiency Water Heater
August 11, 2014
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.