Bourne’s Energy has announced the opening of the first local biofuel blending plant in the central Vermont area. Bourne’s Energy was awarded a $45,000 grant through the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund to support the development of an injection blending operation for bioheat and biodiesel.
American Mechanical Inc., a HVAC, plumbing, and electrical contractor, announced that it has become a certified Trane dealer. The company now offers maintenance service, installation, and repair on Trane heating and air conditioning products.
The Catholic University of America (CUA) dedicated the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) panel system in Washington, D.C., featuring more than 2,600 solar panels designed to generate in excess of 830,000 kilowatt-hours of clean electricity per year, including a canopy of 714 panels over more than 70 parking spaces.
Connecticut’s Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA) is lending $1 million for “Campus Efficiency Now,” a new program aimed at advancing energy efficiency and promoting cleaner, cheaper, and more reliable energy for Connecticut’s independent colleges.
Crockett Facilities Services Inc., a leading provider of building operations and maintenance, mechanical contracting, and HVAC services to government and commercial clients, announced it has been recognized as one of the Washington Business Journal’s 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington, D.C., area.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved legislation promoting the growth of solar energy in the state. The package of bills, all related to tax exemption of solar projects in New York, was applauded by the Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®).
American Mechanical Inc., a HVAC, plumbing, and electrical contractor, has announced that two of its technicians recently completed Generac generator training courses. “All of our generator installation technicians are Generac certified and Briggs and Stratton certified,” said Louise Gordon, vice president of operations.
Small-business owners in Pennsylvania can apply for 50-percent matching funds of up to $9,500 to adopt or acquire energy-efficient or pollution-prevention equipment or procedures through a Small Business Advantage Grant from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).
The Radiant and Hydronics Council (RHC) of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) announced that its inaugural Hydronics Roundtable will take place Sept. 11-12, 2012, at the Providence Marriott Downtown in Providence, R.I.