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Vista Solar to Install Solar System for Food and Wine Distributor

The System Will Generate Over 99 Percent of Lettieri & Company’s Energy Needs
July 14, 2014

Vista Solar, a California commercial solar electric design and installation firm, announced that it will install a 160-kW solar system for food and wine distributor, Lettieri & Company.


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EnerNOC Customers in California Win Energy Efficiency Best Practice Awards

Three Universities — CSU Dominguez Hills, UC Davis, UC San Diego — Are Honored
June 30, 2014

EnerNOC Inc., a provider of energy intelligence software, announced that three of its customers have each won Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Best Practice Awards from the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference.


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Service Champions Installs Complimentary HVAC Systems at Women’s Rehabilitation Facility

Systems Installed for Villa Women’s Recovery Center
June 2, 2014

Orange County contractor Service Champions has aided the Villa Center with complimentary installation of two new heating and air conditioning systems provided by Lennox. The Villa Center is a home specifically for women recovering from alcoholism and has been in service since 1963.


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Chas Roberts Earns Safety Award for Fourth Year in a Row

Company’s Rate of Lost Time Due to Safety Incidents Was 90 Percent Better Than the Industry Average
May 19, 2014

Chas Roberts Air Conditioning & Plumbing recently received the Liberty Mutual Gold Safety Award for 2013. The company also received the award in 2010, 2011, and 2012. 


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Bollente Opens trutankless Showroom and Contractor Training Center

Shows the Line of Whole-Home and Commercial Electric Tankless Water Heaters
May 5, 2014

Bollente Companies Inc. announced that it has opened a 2,000-square-foot showroom and contractor training center in Scottsdale, Ariz. The showroom will allow homeowners and contractors to explore the benefits of trutankless®, a line of whole-home and commercial electric tankless water heaters.


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Bill Howe Family of Companies Receives Local Business Award

Recognized For Continued Growth, Community Involvement, and Upholding Highest Standards in Business
April 21, 2014

The Bill Howe Family of Companies, comprised of three divisions offering services in air conditioning and heating, plumbing, and restoration and flood remediation, announced that the San Diego Business Journal has honored the company with its Family Owned Business Award.


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Stater Bros. Implements Polar Technology’s Refrigerant Management Solution

TrakRef Will Be Used to Manage All 167 Stater Bros. Supermarkets
March 24, 2014

Polar Technology, a leading provider of refrigerant management solutions, has announced that Stater Bros., the largest privately owned supermarket chain in Southern California, is implementing its cloud-based solution called TrakRef.


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EnergySmart Grocer Helps 50-Year Grocery Biz Veteran Find New Ways to Save

Energy Efficiency Upgrades Save Energy and Money, Improve the In-Store Experience
March 10, 2014

Over the past two years, Larry Montgomery, owner of North Shore Sentry, is projected to have saved more than 260,000 kWh and $34,000 in energy costs by upgrading to energy-efficient refrigeration and freezer equipment through the EnergySmart Grocer program.


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Ameresco Completes HVAC Makeover for Montana School District

Upgrades Make HVAC Systems Significantly More Energy Efficient
February 24, 2014

Ameresco Inc. has announced the completion of work with Fromberg School District #6 in southern Montana renovating Fromberg High School and Fromberg Elementary Schools’ HVAC systems.


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AGC of Utah Donates to American Cancer Society to Build Hope Lodge

Donation and Member Support Will Help Traveling Cancer Patients
February 10, 2014

The American Cancer Society announced that it has joined forces with the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Utah, a chapter of AGC of America, to build a Hope Lodge in Utah, kicking off with a $20,000 donation from AGC and its members.


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