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Performance Contract to Upgrade Missouri High School

September 21, 2009
The Fredericktown R-I School District in Fredericktown, Mo., is implementing $3.4 million in facility enhancements designed to improve operations, comfort, and efficiency in its high school building. The work will be completed as a performance contract and it is estimated it will reduce utility costs by $30,000 annually.
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Regal Beloit Receives Underwriters Laboratories' Certification

August 10, 2009
Underwriters Laboratories (UL), which provides independent product safety certifications for manufacturers worldwide, has conducted a Data Acceptance Program (DAP) audit at Regal Beloit’s Fort Wayne, Ind., Development Lab facility and has granted the laboratory Client Test Data Program (CTDP) certification.
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Murphy Company Opens New Illinois Office

July 27, 2009
In response to significant growth in the Illinois market, mechanical contractor Murphy Company announced that it has opened a new office in Fairview Heights, Ill. Tom Hegger, vice president of the Quick Response Group, heads the new office.
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Hudson Technologies Opens Reclaim Center

July 6, 2009
Hudson Technologies Inc. opened a new 60,000-square-foot warehouse and reclamation facility in Champaign, Ill. The new facility complements Hudson’s existing 50,000-square-foot facility and will increase the company’s production capacity and processing efficiency for the reclamation of refrigerants.
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Worthington Industries Acquires Piper Metal Forming Corp.

June 29, 2009
Worthington Industries Inc. announced that it has purchased the assets related to the business of Piper Metal Forming Corp., U.S. Respiratory Inc., and Pacific Cylinders Inc. These assets will be included in Worthington’s Pressure Cylinders business segment.
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Honeywell Helps City of Dayton Cut Expenses, Emissions

May 18, 2009
Honeywell announced that the city of Dayton, Ohio, has awarded the company a $3.2-million energy conservation and building modernization program that will decrease utility expenses and greenhouse gas emissions at the targeted facilities by more than 30 percent.
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First Supply Holds 2009 HVAC Dealer Meeting

April 27, 2009
First Supply held it’s HVAC Dealer Meeting and Product Show at the Kalahari Resort Waterpark and Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells. Over 200 people attended the show including dealers, vendors, First Supply employees, and International Comfort Products (ICP) representatives.
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Milwaukee Electric Tool Receives Grainger's Partners in Performance Award

April 20, 2009
At its annual supplier meeting in Schaumburg, Ill., Grainger awarded Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. its 2008 Partners in Performance Award in the Large Supplier Category. Less than 2 percent of all suppliers earn this award that recognizes recipients for exceptional performance throughout the year.
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Sheet Metal Workers Local Offers Rebates for Residential HVAC

March 23, 2009
To meet the demand for energy efficient heating and cooling and to help consumers deal with the struggling economy, Sheet Metal Workers’ Local 36 in St. Louis announced that it has joined with a group of its residential contractors to provide rebates and potential tax credit opportunities for consumers in 2009.
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MCA North Central Elects Officers

February 23, 2009
The Mechanical Contractors Association of North Central Wisconsin elected the following officers and board members at its annual membership meeting in late January.
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