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Ecotech Institute's Energy Efficiency Program Provides BPI Certification

New On-Site Energy Efficiency Lab Will Help Prepare Students for Certification
October 7, 2013
Ecotech Institute, a college focused entirely on renewable energy training, is now providing students in its Energy Efficiency associate degree program the opportunity to earn Building Performance Institute (BPI) certification.


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Aquatherm Honored by Inc. Magazine

Inc. List Recognizes Growing Companies During a Difficult Financial Period
September 16, 2013
Aquatherm recently was honored by Inc. magazine as No. 1,617 on the Inc. 500|5000, a ranking of the fastest growing companies in the United States.


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Kroger Unveils Clean Energy System Powered by Food Waste

Solution to Convert Waste to Energy Implemented at California Distribution Center
August 26, 2013
The Kroger Co. has unveiled a clean energy production system that will convert food that cannot be sold or donated into clean energy to help power its Ralphs/Food 4 Less distribution center in Compton, Calif.


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Ecology Action to Administer SMUD Energy Solutions Program

Program Focus Includes HVAC, Refrigeration, and Controls
August 5, 2013
Ecology Action, a provider of marketing and engagement programs for the implementation of energy efficiency and sustainability programs, announced that it has been chosen by Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) to administer its Complete Energy Solutions (CES) program.


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Contractor Has Second Executive Named President of PHCC of San Diego

Tina Howe of Bill Howe Plumbing Installed as President of PHCC Chapter
July 29, 2013
Bill Howe Plumbing, a family-owned and operated company offering HVAC, plumbing, and restoration and flood services, now has its second officer installed as president of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling-Contractors Association (PHCC) of San Diego.


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Solar Provides Hot Water for Commercial and Coin-Op Laundry Equipment

Project Demonstrates Cost-Effective, Clean Energy Source for Hot Water Needs
July 8, 2013
Western State Design has had a hot water-generating system installed by solar thermal energy developer, ergSol, at its headquarters office in Hayward, Calif. The compact solar system provides hot water for demonstration commercial and coin-op laundry equipment.


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NEEA Pilot Program to Help Increase Home Energy Efficiency

Pilot Will Help Region Evaluate Energy Efficiency for Northwest Homes
June 17, 2013
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), in collaboration with its utility and energy efficiency partners and regional builders, is piloting a new residential homes program to lay the foundation to increase the energy efficiency and comfort of new homes across the region.


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Chas Roberts Supplying Air Conditioning to Families in Need

Families Will Receive New HVAC Systems
June 10, 2013
For the fourth straight year, Chas Roberts Air Conditioning and Plumbing will be awarding Arizona families in need with a new HVAC system. Chas Roberts will select two winners — one in Phoenix and one in Tucson. Each will receive a new Carrier or Goodman brand air conditioning and heating system.


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HVAC Contractor Silverstate Launches Plumbing Business

Company Serves Residential and Commercial Customers
June 3, 2013
HVAC service company Silverstate Heating and Air Conditioning has announced the launch of its new plumbing business, Silverstate Plumbing.


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NW Ductless Heat Pump Project Honors Contractors

Contractor of the Year Awards Presented
June 3, 2013
The NW Ductless Heat Pump Project has announced its Contractor of the Year awards to partners who have demonstrated superior performance in quality installations, customer service, and consumer marketing and education on ductless heating and cooling systems.


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