MCA Of Maryland Receives Foster McCarl Jr. Philanthropy Award

The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) has announced that the winner of its Foster McCarl Jr. Philanthropy Award this year is MCA of Maryland.
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Rhode Island Takes Steps To Utilize Building Code

The state of Rhode Island is moving forward with the adoption of a key chapter of the draft NFPA 5000, calling it the first building code being developed through a process accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
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Fabric Ducts Help Meet High-Tech Data Storage Facility’s Needs

How does an engineer introduce 30 tons of air conditioning into an hvac retrofit of a former manufacturing facility with a roof that’s already at its load-bearing capacity?
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Flying High Again At Plattsburgh Airbase

Over the years, the 166,000-sq-ft main hangar at Plattsburgh Air Force Base here sheltered strategic bombers for the U.S. Air Force, as well as B-47s, B-52s, and KC 135s. When the base was closed in 1995, the Plattsburgh Airbase Redevelopment Corporation was created to manage the reuse of the 5,000-acre base and its facilities.
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Houghton Chemical Wins Small Business Award

Houghton Chemical, maker of industrial and water treatment chemicals and heat transfer fluids (including Wintrex® and Safe-T-Therm®), was awarded the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s 2001 Small Business of the Year Award.
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Tecogen To Supply Alternative Source Of Cooling For NY Arena

Tecogen, a manufacturer of commercial and industrial natural gas-powered chillers, has been selected to provide an alternative source of ice-making for hockey games in Broome County (NY) Veterans Memorial Arena.
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PHCC-MA Hosts Trade Show

The 2002 Trade Show of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of Massachusetts will be held March 9, 2002, at the Royal Plaza Trade Center in Marlboro, MA.
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Turning Green In New York

The state of New York is practicing what it preaches in the design and construction of two environmental centers. Stony Kill Farm Environmental Center in Wappingers Falls and Rogers Environmental Education Center in Sherburne will now feature “green” additions.
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RI Court Upholds Ruling Against Union-Only Labor

The Rhode Island Supreme Court recently announced its decision to uphold a lower court decision, which struck down a union-only project labor agreement (PLA) on a $73 million University of Rhode Island project.
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County Is LEEDing By Example

This Virginia county is leading by example when it comes to energy efficiency. It currently has five registered LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) projects underway, including the new Aurora Hills Complex.
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