Syracuse University and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have partnered on a $1.8 million dollar project to improve energy efficiency at the campus. NYSERDA is providing $522,320 for the installation of a new chiller, which will provide cooling and reduce annual energy costs by nearly $150,000.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.