The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) have named the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) as a leader in energy efficiency. As a partner in the Energy Star program, NYSERDA was recognized for its accomplishments at an awards ceremony in Washington.
Bolstered with funding from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative’s (MTC’s) “Solar to Market Initiative,” the Massachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance (Mass Energy) has begun the installation of the first of an anticipated 40-plus solar electricity systems, totaling more than 100 kW, in Boston, Newton, Brookline, and Somerville, Mass.
The Southern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) has announced that it is ready to offer a new 300-hour HVAC training program to meet the workforce needs of local contractors. BOCES needs a part-time teacher for the program.
The Pennsylvania College of Technology has announced that technicians who handle appliances containing federally regulated refrigerants may take the required certification exams online through the college.
“Why do you need trucks that big?” That’s a question people often ask Ron Gaines, owner of R.L. Gaines & Son Heating & Air Conditioning, Georgetown, KY, about his moving van-sized work vehicles. Gaines does a lot of new construction work and his trucks are large enough so that a crew can load an entire job inside.
Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) of Western Pennsylvania is rolling out a new scholarship program to encourage students, and people desiring to make a career change, to get training in the HVACR field.
The NFL's Cleveland Browns have hired Elliott-Lewis Corporation of Philadelphia, PA, to operate and maintain critical facilities in the team's $290 million stadium, including HVAC equipment, electrical fixtures, and plumbing systems.
On behalf of Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker, Public Welfare Secretary Feather O. Houstoun recently announced that Pennsylvania's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now accepting applications for the 2002-03 winter heating season.