Companies Partner to Bring Wi-Fi-enabled Thermostats to Market

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GainSpan® Corp., a provider of Wi-Fi semiconductor solutions, Radio Thermostat Company of America (RTCOA), a provider of programmable communicating thermostats, and Our Home Spaces, a supplier of energy management solutions for homeowners and developer of iPhone™ applications, have joined forces to bring Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats to market.
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Alliance Environmental Group Offers Coil Cleaning Services

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Alliance Environmental Group, a provider of indoor air quality remediation and mold/asbestos removal services throughout California, has announced the expansion of its offering to include commercial and residential coil cleaning services aimed at increasing energy efficiency and air quality for its customers.
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Seattle Refrigeration, RETA to Hold Ammonia Safety and Awareness Conference

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Seattle Refrigeration Co. and the Seattle Chapter of the Refrigeration Engineers and Technicians Association (RETA), in conjunction with the Ammonia Safety and Training Institute (ASTI), are offering an NH3 (ammonia) safety class for their inaugural Ammonia Safety and Awareness Day.
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Goettl and Mix 96.9 Seek to Cool Off Phoenix's Hottest Moms

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Goettl Air Conditioning and radio station Mix 96.9 (KMXP) are partnering to cool down Phoenix’s hottest moms this summer. From May 8 through June 1, Mix 96.9 listeners are invited to nominate a mother they feel deserves a new air conditioning unit by uploading a picture of her onto the station’s Website.
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NATE Contractors Benefit From Southern California Quality Installation Program

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Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched its Energy Star® Residential Quality Installation program, and only contractors eligible for the North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Consumer Contractor Connection (C3) program are able to offer these incentives to their customers.
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Study Shows Growing Need for Energy Efficiency Occupations in Bay Area

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The California Community College’s Workforce and Economic Development Centers of Excellence (COE) has produced a study indicating that California’s persistent move towards energy efficiency has spurred a rising need for eight energy efficiency occupations that is likely to create thousands of well-paying jobs.
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ACCA Arizona Chapter to Hold Industry Tradeshow and Career Fair

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In celebration of its 56th year anniversary, the Arizona Chapter of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA-AZ) will conduct its second annual HVACR Industry Tradeshow & Career Fair. It will be held Thursday, April 9, 2009 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mesa Convention Center.
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Global Water Technologies Announces New Office, New Executives

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Global Water Technologies Inc., a Denver-based water treatment and services company serving several markets including HVAC, has announced the opening of a new office in Indianapolis and the appointment of a new chief executive officer and chief financial officer.
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CEC Postpones Effective Date for Building Efficiency Standards

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The California Energy Commission (CEC) has delayed to Aug. 1, 2009, the effective date for compliance with the 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 6). CEC said this change allows for all California code updates to have the same effective date.
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Southern Calif. Edison Completes First of 150 Proposed Solar Rooftop Installations

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Southern California Edison (SCE) has announced completion of the first of its proposed 150 solar photovoltaic installations on Southern California commercial rooftops. The project could eventually cover two square miles of existing commercial roofs with 250 million watts of peak generating capacity.
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