NJ Student Awarded $2,000 Scholarship

September 7, 2002
On Aug. 14, 2002, Excellence Alliance member Brian Hughes of Hughes Environmental Engineering, Montvale, NJ, presented a check for $2,000 to student recipient Roberto Ustica. The presentation took place at Lincoln Technical Institute in Mahwah, NJ. The presentation was the highlight of the HVAC graduation ceremony.
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Excellence Alliance Inc. Welcomes New Electrical Alliance Members

August 30, 2002
Excellence Alliance Inc. (EAI), an organization of independent mechanical contractors, has announced new electrical alliance members.
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DuPont Marks 200th Anniversary By Dedicating A Time Capsule

August 23, 2002
At the site where DuPont was founded as a family-owned gunpowder manufacturer during this week in 1802, the company marked its 200th anniversary by dedicating an 8-cubic-foot, stainless steel time capsule filled with artifacts, employees’ and retirees’ creative expressions, and a CD-ROM viewer.
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New York School District To Implement Combined Heat And Power System

August 23, 2002
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that it is providing $491,000 to the Fonda-Fultonville Central School District to demonstrate the efficiency of a combined heat and power (CHP) system.
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Durst Uses Off-Peak Cooling To Reduce Energy Costs

August 16, 2002
The Durst Organization, a major Manhattan commercial property owner, has chosen an Off-Peak Cooling (OPC) system to reduce the overall cost of energy in its 20-year-old building on the Avenue of the Americas.
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MA Boiler Manufacturer Offers Contractors Training

August 16, 2002
Smith Cast Iron Boilers, Westfield, MA, is conducting an extensive training program for heating contractors.
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Vanderweil Wires Boston Public Schools

August 11, 2002
Vanderweil Engineers, a major mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and telecommunications (MEP/FP/T) engineering firm here in Boston, has successfully completed the design for phases one through five to upgrade Boston Public Schools’ telecommunications and data infrastructure.
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Plug Power Introduces Combined Heat And Power Fuel Cell

August 10, 2002
Plug Power Inc. recently introduced the GenSys™ 5C, its new combined heat and power (CHP) fuel cell system, at the Babylon (NY) Town Hall. The unit is installed and operating at the town hall where it provides supplemental heat and electricity for the facility.
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NJ Fragrance Manufacturer Upgrades Lab HVAC

August 2, 2002
For a New Jersey fragrance manufacturer, its new lab’s HVAC system had to eliminate all odors and particulates, as well as dehumidify in summer and humidify in winter. A Dectron custom packaged rooftop unit, installed by Fras-Air Contracting Inc., Manville, NJ, successfully cleared the air.
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New Leak Detection Kits Designed To Help Find Leaks Fast

August 2, 2002
Two new Spectroline® LeakFinder™ BigEZ™ kits are said to provide the tools needed to pinpoint refrigerant leaks quickly, accurately and economically in large air conditioning systems.
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