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ABCO Customer Appreciation Day Scheduled For May 15

By Greg Mazurkiewicz
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Wholesaler ABCO Refrigeration will be holding its first Customer Appreciation Day of the 2002 season on Wednesday, May 15, at all 16 branches from Boston, MA to Wilmington, DE.
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Contractor’s Employees Raise $1,500 For Coworker Who Lost Home In Fire

By Barbara A. Checket-Hanks
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The generosity of some hvacr contractors and their employees is often an outstanding example to the business community at large. One particular example occurred earlier this year in Vernon, CT, when an employee of New England Mechanical Services, Inc. (NEMSI), lost his home in a fire.
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New Hampshire Establishes Statewide Building Code

By Barbara A. Checket-Hanks
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In mid-March, New Hampshire Governor Jeanne Shaheen signed a statewide building code into law. The legislation requires that all construction follow a new state building code, referencing the 2000 International Codes™.
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Raychem 44 Wire ‘Hooks Up’ Thermik

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When Thermik Geraetedua, GmbH, sought the optimum ‘hook up’ wiring solution for its thermal protection devices, it found that Raychem 44 wire, from Tyco Electronics, headquartered in Harrisburg, PA, provided significant advantages over alternatives.
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Hvac Solution Scores Over Odors In Hockey Locker Room

By Greg Mazurkiewicz
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Ice hockey locker rooms typically smell moldy and feel chillingly damp. The 20-year-old locker room of the ice rink at the Murray Athletic Center of Elmira College, Elmira, NY, was no different until hvac engineers and contractors came up with the idea of using makeup air dehumidifiers to correct the poor indoor air quality problem.
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DOE Awards West Virginia $3 Million To Weatherize Homes

By Greg Mazurkiewicz
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The Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it is awarding West Virginia $3,251,749 to improve the energy efficiency of low-income households in the state.
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NYSERDA Opens Office In Western New York

By Greg Mazurkiewicz
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The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently announced the opening of its first-ever regional office in western New York.
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MCAA Honors NY Affiliate With Best Practices Award

By Greg Mazurkiewicz
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The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) recently announced that its New York affiliate was one of the winners of its Best Practices Award.
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School District Receives Over $200,000 From NYSERDA For Energy Improvements

By Greg Mazurkiewicz
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In an effort to save approximately $425,000 in annual energy costs, the Oswego City School District teamed up with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Siemens Building Technologies to install energy-efficient lighting and motors in 10 school buildings.
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RI Contractor Elected MCAA Executive

By Barbara A. Checket-Hanks
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Anthony P. Marandola, president of Marandola Mechanical, a mechanical construction and service company in Warwick, RI, was elected senior vice president and treasurer of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) during the association’s 113th convention at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, FL.
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