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.
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.
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.