Global Energy Group Inc. has announced what it says is a new standard in high efficiency for air-cooled packaged air-conditioning units. The company said it has introduced a line of commercial rooftop air conditioning units that improve energy efficiency, resulting in lower electricity usage.
PowerCold Corp. announced the acquisition of Applied Building Technology Inc. (ABT), a St. Petersburg, FL-based supplier of complete HVAC packages for standard-sized commercial buildings such as national chain businesses.
In November 2001, 15 Texas contractors and subcontractors, two lawyers, and a facilitator from North Carolina set out on a quest. They were determined to do what two major segments of the Texas construction industry had not been able to do for decades: establish fair rules for the use of contingent payment clauses in construction subcontracts.
Richardson’s Plumbing and Heating, Inc., a contractor based in Shreveport-Bossier, LA, has now completed its first international project. The Asset Management Services unit of Trane recently hired Richardson’s to retrofit the condenser water system for a 500-ton chilled water plant at the Misawa Air Force Base Clinic in Japan.
Leaking radiant panel valves had become an expensive maintenance problem for the Five Points Plaza building in Atlanta. Replacing the radiant ceiling system with a VAV system could solve that problem, but the available ductwork could not be enlarged due to structural constraints and, as a result, the VAV terminals had to be low pressure. Therma-Fuser™ VAV diffusers by Acutherm (New York) filled that need and, in addition, gave the building individual temperature control and a system with low maintenance.
Don and Brent Ballard of Affordable Air & Heat in Santa Fe, TX are last year’s leading seller of Heil products for Pameco-Southwest Division in this Gulf Coast region. They also have been growing their business one tech at a time.
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