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New Ductless System Uses Fewer Connections

By Barbara A. Checket-Hanks
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Eight outdoor units or one? Sixteen refrigerant line penetrations or two? The choices looked like a no-brainer for a contractor installing ductless air conditioning in Overlook Hospital’s Sleep Clinic: the fewer, the better.
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New Representative Named For PowerFlame Burner

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Interstate HVAC Controls, located here in Brighton, announced that it is now the exclusive PowerFlame Burner representative for eastern Massachusetts. “This adds to our existing New Hampshire and Maine territories,” Interstate said.
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Pittsburgh Charitable Organizations Practice ‘Blitz Building’

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An army of volunteers recently went to work on the “blitz building” of two homes in just five days. It was the culmination of efforts by five local partners to provide attractive, affordable homes in Pittsburgh’s Hill District, and, in turn, enhance the community. The partners dubbed the project “Hammers, Hearts, and Hope on the Hill.”
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PSEG Power New York To Build 750-MW Power Plant

By Greg Mazurkiewicz
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The New York State Board on Electric Generation and the Environment has granted a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Need for PSEG Power New York's (PSEGNY) Bethlehem Energy Center (BEC), a state-of-the-art, 750-MW natural gas-fired combined-cycle power plant.
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Pennsylvania Job-Training Grants Include Hvacr Training

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Pennsylvania Governor Mark Schweiker has announced funding for 12 Critical Job Training Grants (CJTG) to provide training and education for high-demand jobs. Two of the grants include training for hvacr careers.
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NYSERDA Expands Energy Smart Communities Program

By Greg Mazurkiewicz
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The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced the launch of its Energy Smart Communities program in the state’s North Country.
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Pennsylvania Dedicates ‘Green’ Visitors’ Center At State Park

By Greg Mazurkiewicz
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The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has officially opened a new 5,000-sq-ft “green” park office and visitors’ center at Ricketts Glen State Park.
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Philadelphia Cooling Workshop Helps Row Home Residents

By Greg Mazurkiewicz
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The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Rebuild America program recently sponsored the first Philadelphia Cooling Workshop. The workshop was designed to address the needs of Philadelphia row home residents and is a stepping-stone for producing a nationally replicable strategy to increase energy efficiency up to 35% in row homes across the country.
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PHCC-NJ To Hold Hvac Trade Show

By Barbara A. Checket-Hanks
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Are you an hvac contractor living in the New Jersey area? You may be interested in attending the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of New Jersey’s (PHCC-NJ’s) annual conference and trade show.
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American Standard Dealer Outfits High-End Kentucky Home

By Greg Mazurkiewicz
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American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning's independent dealer Bryant/Burnett Heating & Air Conditioning Co., Inc., is fulfilling the hvac needs of a large 18,000-sq-ft home in Goshen, KY, with 10 air conditioners and 10 gas furnaces.
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