The Air Conditioning Contractors of America Illinois State Chapter is holding a meeting Oct. 19, 2011. The speaker will be Michael C. DeWein, technical director, BCAP (Building Codes Assistance Project)/Alliance to Save Energy.
Duluth International Airport officials announced receipt of a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Voluntary Airports Low Emissions (VALE) Program that will be used for the design and construction of a geothermal heating and cooling system.
IGS Energy, one of the largest residential retail natural gas suppliers in the United States, announced that its new Dublin headquarters has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, the highest level attainable.
With the Midwest in the grip of a summer heat wave, FirstEnergy is offering tips on how people can save energy and money while keeping their cool. HVAC contractors can pass along these same tips to their customers.
New Skill Builders, an initiative created to encourage more minorities and women to enter the construction trades in Chicago, is celebrating its first graduate to earn union journeyman status - and an award-winning journeyman at that. Kelvin Houston is a journeyman pipefitter with Local 597 in Chicago.
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced a conditional $275 million loan guarantee to Calisolar Inc. to commercialize its innovative solar silicon manufacturing process. Calisolar’s process is expected to produce silicon for use in solar cells at less than half the cost of traditional processes, reducing the overall cost of solar modules and panels.
CI Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm, announced that its portfolio company American Residential Services L.L.C. (ARS), a national provider of HVAC and plumbing equipment and services, has completed an acquisition to increase its penetration in the Columbus, Ohio, metropolitan market.