The La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Rancho Cordova, Calif., recently completed installation of a 30kW, non-penetrating SunRoof FS flat roof photovoltaic (PV) system, capable of powering 10 to 20 average homes. The building's unique system qualifies for a rebate from Pacific Gas and Electric Company's (PG&E's) Self-Generation Incentive Program, equal to half of the cost.
Kennedy High School, located in Burien, Wash., near Seattle, is the first school in a series of schools to implement an advanced air system from Wandell Industries. According to the company, the new air remediation system will provide students and staff with better air quality.
In an effort to bring the success of geoexchange to Southern California, the Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium (GHPC) has been conducting a program to increase the awareness and use of the heating and cooling technology.
At its annual legislative awards dinner, the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA) presented two California contractors with awards.
Mark Nelson, of Los Angeles Air Conditioning Inc., in La Verne, Calif., was honored with the Legislative Contractor of the Year award. Meanwhile, Richard Buckley, of Anderson, Rowe, and Buckley Inc. in San Francisco, was recognized with the Distinguished Legislative Service award.
Hughes Supply Inc. will host its eighth and final major market event this year to celebrate its 75th anniversary. On October 9, Hughes will honor its vendors and customers in the Phoenix area with a 2-8 p.m. vendor showcase at Phoenix International Raceway.
When Advanced Mechanical’s Jim Perez was given the opportunity to field test a new generation of fiberglass duct wrap that promised to be softer to the touch, less irritating, and simpler to cut, he was ready and willing to give it a try.
Helping to educate the leaders of tomorrow, the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) College of Fellows awarded two $1,200 scholarships to California residents for the 2003-2004 academic year.