Ice hockey locker rooms typically smell moldy and feel chillingly damp. The 20-year-old locker room of the ice rink at the Murray Athletic Center of Elmira College, Elmira, NY, was no different until hvac engineers and contractors came up with the idea of using makeup air dehumidifiers to correct the poor indoor air quality problem.
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).