June 18, 2012
The campus of Lawrenceville School, a centuries-old boarding school in Lawrenceville, N.J., is now home to 6.1 megawatts of solar panels from SolarWorld. The photovoltaic system, ground-mounted on 30 acres of school-owned farm land, is believed to be the largest installed at a United States primary or secondary school.
June 4, 2012
The Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund has announced that its Home Energy Solutions program is helping residents reduce their energy usage for the summer cooling season by providing energy assessments; simple, immediate home improvements; plus rebates on HVAC, insulation, and more.
May 21, 2012
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has signed legislation (HB 2/SB 173) into law that requires the installation of carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in new and substantially remodeled public schools in the state.
May 14, 2012
Master-Bilt Refrigeration has recognized David Wyllie of Wyllie Marketing, Weymouth, Mass., with the “Pacesetter Award.” Wyllie was one of four top sales representatives acknowledged by The Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry (MAFSI).
May 7, 2012
The Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Renewable Energy Credits - Geothermal Heating and Cooling bill has passed the state legislature in Maryland. The legislation makes geothermal heat pumps (GHPs) an accepted technology for utilities to use toward earning Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) under the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS).
April 23, 2012
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is inviting residential code enforcement officials, builders, contractors, and designers to an April 26 training workshop in York on the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).
April 2, 2012
Pepco Energy Services Inc., a leader in energy savings performance contracting, and DC Water have signed an agreement for Pepco to design, build, and operate a combined heat and power (CHP) plant at DC Water’s Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant (AWTP).
March 26, 2012
James A. Wheat & Sons, one of the leading HVAC contractors in Maryland, was named Contractor of the Year by the National Comfort Institute (NCI) at its 2012 Annual Conference.
March 12, 2012
Crockett Facilities Services Inc. (CFSI), a provider of building operations and maintenance, mechanical contracting, and HVAC services to government and commercial clients, announced that Cynthia Esparza Crockett, CFSI president, is one of 24 leaders in the Greater Washington region selected by the Washington Business Journal for the 2012 Minority Business Leader Awards.
February 27, 2012
Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling announced that it is providing free carbon monoxide (CO) tests this winter in neighborhoods all over the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., area.