Vanderweil Engineers, a major mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and telecommunications (MEP/FP/T) engineering firm here in Boston, has successfully completed the design for phases one through five to upgrade Boston Public Schools’ telecommunications and data infrastructure.
Plug Power Inc. recently introduced the GenSys™ 5C, its new combined heat and power (CHP) fuel cell system, at the Babylon (NY) Town Hall. The unit is installed and operating at the town hall where it provides supplemental heat and electricity for the facility.
For a New Jersey fragrance manufacturer, its new lab’s HVAC system had to eliminate all odors and particulates, as well as dehumidify in summer and humidify in winter. A Dectron custom packaged rooftop unit, installed by Fras-Air Contracting Inc., Manville, NJ, successfully cleared the air.
John Bishop, president of Gurnee Heating & Air Conditioning in Closter, NJ, won the Contractor of the Year award from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Bishop accepted the award at the association’s national convention in New Orleans, LA.
FPL Energy, LLC, a subsidiary of FPL Group, Inc., Juno Beach, FL, has announced that it will build, own, and operate one of the largest wind energy projects in the eastern United States, the Mountaineer Wind Energy Center, to be located in Tucker and Preston Counties in West Virginia.
Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc. (Con Edison) has joined with other transmission companies in New York and New England calling for the development of a single, wholesale power market in the Northeast.
Last fall, the Department of Energy (DOE) Boston Regional Office sponsored two renewable energy and combined heat and power (CHP) workshops for federal energy managers in New England and New York. The workshops were a response to rapid developments in both on-site power technologies and related state and utility funding resources.