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Historic D.C. Hotel Boosts Sustainability

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A legendary downtown hotel, the Willard InterContinental, and top D.C. property developers and owners Lerner Enterprises, Carr Properties and WC Smith, recently joined with Silver Bullet, a cutting-edge water treatment company, to introduce a commercially available system that dramatically increases building sustainability.


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TAG Mechanical Installs Geothermal System for Parade of Homes

Geothermal System Offers a Small-Footprint, Highly Energy Efficient Configuration
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Mechanical contractor TAG Mechanical Systems Inc. provided an Earthlinked Technologies geothermal system for the Oakhurst model at the 2013 Parade of Homes in Jamesville, N.Y., a suburb of Syracuse.


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SmartWatt Energy Named Partner for New Jersey Efficiency Program

Pay for Performance Provides Incentives Toward Whole-Building Energy Improvements
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SmartWatt Energy, a multi-measure energy efficiency firm, has been named an “Approved Partner” for New Jersey Clean Energy’s Pay for Performance Program. Pay for Performance is an energy efficiency program that provides incentives toward whole-building energy improvements in existing buildings and new construction. 


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Crockett Ranked Among Top 10 Mechanical Contractors in D.C. Area

Included in Washington Business Journal List for Third Year Running
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Crockett Facilities Services Inc. (CFSI), a leading provider of building operations and maintenance, mechanical contracting, and HVAC services to government and commercial clients, has been named the ninth largest mechanical contractor in the Washington, D.C., metro area, according to the Washington Business Journal


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Delaware HVAC Company Adds Plumbing Services to Its Lineup

Business Began as a Heating Fuel Delivery Company
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HVAC company Peninsula has added plumbing to its list of offerings. Founded nearly 80 years ago, Peninsula began as a heating fuel delivery company.


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Kennihan Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Joins Dr. Energy Saver Network

Home Energy Audits Will Show Energy Waste, What Upgrades Will Make a Difference
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Kennihan Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning of Valencia, Pa., has joined Dr. Energy Saver, a network of contractors dedicated to providing homeowners with a comfortable, energy-efficient home and lower energy bills.


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Duct Doctor Franchise Recognized for Business Excellence in 2012

Duct Cleaning Firm Is Top Residential Business Performer and Top Overall Business Performer
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The Duct Doctor USA franchise providing air duct cleaning services to the northern Virginia and Hampton Roads region, has been recognized by its national franchise headquarters as the top United States residential business performer and the top overall business performer for 2012. 


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Maryland HVAC Contractor Releases Video Featuring Local Broadcaster

Promotional Video Features Contractor’s Famous Client Smokin’ Al Koken
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A famous representative of Washington’s media and a loyal customer of Grove Heating and Cooling, broadcaster Al Koken, partnered with the Maryland HVAC contractor in creating a promotional video for its HVAC services.


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EH&E Energy Project Receives IFMA Boston Award of Excellence

Good Samaritan Medical Center Recognized for Best Practice in Sustainability
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EH&E’s energy optimization project at Good Samaritan Medical Center, a hospital in the Steward Health Care Network, has received top honors in the Best Practice Sustainable Building Operations by a Building Owner category at the International Facilities Management Association’s (IFMA) Boston Awards of Excellence ceremony.


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Students Help Slash 35 Percent of Energy Waste

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Pennsylvania’s North Penn School District received a 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on March 26 in Washington, D.C. The prestigious award recognizes the district’s energy efficiency efforts.


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