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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.