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.
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.
The Earth Technologies Forum, a conference on climate change scheduled for March 25-27 in Washington, DC, will include an executive summit on air conditioning called “Building Air Conditioning Investment: Save Money and Protect the Environment.”
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).
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.
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.
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.