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.
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.
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.
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™.