FEMP Visit Reveals Common Sustainable Design Features

October 25, 2002
Two sustainable design projects in Annapolis, MD, illustrate that with creativity and imagination, saving energy and creating a pleasing and productive work environment can go hand-in-hand.
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G. R. Sponaugle & Sons To Move To Larger Facilities

October 18, 2002
G. R. Sponaugle & Sons Inc., Harrisburg, PA, has announced that, due to continued and rapid growth in the various sectors that it serves, it plans to relocate to larger facilities, basically doubling its operating space.
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Carrier Unveils Traveling Showcase For HVAC Equipment

October 11, 2002
With 150 customers attending its 6th annual engineering conference, heating and air conditioning distributor Standard Air & Lite, of Pittsburgh, PA, didn’t bother bringing any commercial equipment to show. Instead, according to Ed Szpara, P.E., the distributor’s manager of systems and engineering, Carrier Corporation’s new Mobile Innovation Center — an 18-wheeled, self-contained, traveling exhibition trailer — rolled into town for the September conference.
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Grant Will Support NH School Energy Programs

October 5, 2002
The New Hampshire Governor’s Office of Energy and Community Services (ECS) has received a $125,000 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to expand and continue two programs designed to help make public buildings more energy efficient.
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Pilot Program To Save Up To 60% On Water Heating Bills

October 5, 2002
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in cooperation with ECR International and the Hudson Mohawk Chapter of the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (HMRSES) recently announced the start of a new program initiative designed to promote the installation of energy-efficient heat pump water heaters (HPWH).
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Pennsylvania Families Get Free Furnace Inspections From Utilities And ACCA

September 27, 2002
Fifty-five Pittsburgh, PA-area homeowners recently received free furnace inspections through utilities Equitable Gas, Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, and Dominion Peoples, and the western Pennsylvania chapter of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA).
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DOE’s First Solar Decathlon To Be Held In Washington, DC

September 20, 2002
College students around the country are completing 14 custom-designed solar-powered homes, and each house will be transported to the nation’s capital for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) first Solar Decathlon.
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Plumber Honored As 'Hometown Hero' For Commitment To Rehabilitating NY/NJ Boys

September 14, 2002
Plumber Roger Lippoth of Pearl River, NY, has been honored as a "Hometown Hero," in a contest sponsored by Ace Hardware, for his commitment to the rehabilitation of 28 troubled New York and New Jersey boys.
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Audit Helps HVACR Contractors Precision Tune Their Businesses

September 14, 2002
Building Services Institute Inc. (BSI) has launched Performance Enhancement Program (PEP), a contractors’ business development program, to help increase both commercial service agreement and high-margin project business, the company says.
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Bradford White Acquires Canadian Producer Of Oil-Fired Heating Products

September 7, 2002
Bradford White Corp., Ambler, PA, a manufacturer of water heating equipment, announced that it has purchased Aero Environmental Ltd. of Mississauga, ON, Canada. Aero Environmental is one of Canada’s largest manufacturers of oil-fired heating products for domestic and commercial applications.
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