December 1, 2008
The Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) is considered the most applicable plumbing code in the United States by a majority of plumbing inspectors in the nation’s most populous cities recently surveyed by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations.
November 24, 2008
WaterFurnace International Inc., a leading manufacturer of residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional geothermal and water source heat pumps, announced the promotion of Galen Betz to region manager for Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, the Dakotas, Nebraska, and eastern Iowa.
November 17, 2008
Emerson Climate Technologies announced that its Lebanon, Mo., Copeland Scroll® compressor plant recently rolled out the red carpet to St. Louis area contractors. Various Emerson Climate divisions teamed up to provide a plant tour and a full day of training for over 50 contractor attendees.
November 10, 2008
The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) has announced the names of members from the North Central U.S. region who were recently awarded Certificate Member Specialist (CMS) status this past September.
November 3, 2008
The Wathena Unified School District (USD) 406 in Wathena, Kan., is implementing $537,913 in facility enhancements designed to improve operations, comfort, and efficiency in the district’s 100,400-square-foot school facility. The Energy Solutions division of TAC will complete the work as part of a performance contract.
October 27, 2008
The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) reported that the Michigan legislature passed a significant utility Energy Efficiency Resource Standard (EERS) as a part of comprehensive state energy legislation.
October 20, 2008
America is currently experiencing a shortage of skilled welders. To ensure the ongoing success of Iowa’s construction efforts, United Association Local Union 33 is striving to train more welders, more quickly - with no reduction in their skill levels - and has acquired a special mobile unit to assist in recruitment and training.
October 13, 2008
The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) announced the name of a Midwest member who was awarded RSES Certificate Member (CM) status in August 2008. He is Maurice L. Kollstedt, CM, of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter.
October 6, 2008
The Air Movement and Control Association International (AMCA) board of directors has approved a new category called “Associates.” This category would be extended to manufacturers, businesses, and companies that are involved in supplying components, products, and services to the HVACR industry.Read More
September 29, 2008
Jim Morgan, president of Tower Mechanical of Oshkosh, Wis., recently announced the addition of three vice presidents to the company.