Greenfab has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for a new home built in Seattle. The prefabricated, modular home is the first to be certified LEED Platinum in the state of Washington.
Source Refrigeration & HVAC, Anaheim, Calif., announced that Bruce Buchholz has been named president and chief executive officer. Buchholz replaces Lauren Abrams, who resigned as CEO of Source for medical reasons.
The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), in collaboration with regional utilities, including Seattle City Light, announced the winner of the $10,000 grand prize in its Discover Ductless campaign.
The International Training Institute (ITI) announced that 12 of the nation’s top detailers have tested and qualified as finalists to participate in the detailing category at the annual International Sheet Metal Competition, set for March 5-9 in Las Vegas at Caesars Palace and the Sheet Metal Workers Local No. 88 in northeast Las Vegas.
Net Zero Impact has begun installation of a hybrid solar-thermal system at Hale’s Ales, the company’s largest and most sophisticated solar project to date. Located in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood, the project kicked off with the lowering of a 1,200-gallon storage tank through a temporary opening in the brewery’s roof.
The commissioning of a new combined heat and power (CHP) fuel cell system at Portland Community College is the first of 10 CHP fuel cell systems that will go into operation on the West Coast as part of a $2.8 million combined industry and government award.