Omaha Incorporation Receives $130 Million Investment

Omaha based, Tenaska, Inc. has entered an agreement with Diamond Generating Corporation of Los Angeles, CA. Diamond will invest $130 million in three Tenaska projects.
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Omaha Association Honors Founding Members

The Omaha-based Metropolitan HVAC Association, established in 1974, recently honored the local businesses that helped in the founding of the group.
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SNHBA Implements New Quality Assurance Program

The Southern Nevada Home Builders Association (SNHBA) kicked off its new Quality Assurance Program (QAP), which is designed to upgrade the caliber of construction practices of the home building trade contractors and workers in metropolitan Las Vegas.
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Lessons Learned From LA’s Airport Center Project

Today, with California’s soaring utility costs, looking for ways to save energy has become one of the hottest games in town.
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Unique Installation Nears Completion In SD

DeMarco Energy Systems of America, Inc. based in Austin, TX, has delivered the balance of units to be installed at the Bell Fouche Community Center based in Belle Fouche, SD.
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Edwards’ New Corporate Campus Designed For Efficiency, Comfort

Instead of a single monolithic building, J.D. Edwards & Company opted to design a multi-building campus for its world-class headquarters facility.
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Oregon Contractor Elected To SMACNA Board

Douglas McQuown of Artic Sheet Metal was recently elected to the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association’s (SMACNA) board of directors.
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Retrofit Drives Chiller Performance At One America Plaza

As energy deregulation roils the California market, the retrofit of two 1,000-ton chillers with variable-frequency drives (vfd’s) at the One America Plaza office tower in San Diego last year has made a dramatic impact on the building’s energy costs.
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South Dakota Contractor Completes PHCC Term

According to PHCC, Larry W. Howe, owner of Howe Heating & Plumbing, Inc., has been awarded National Association life membership.
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Energy Monitoring Project Started In Northern California

Telemetrix Inc. has started an energy monitoring project in northern California with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Burger King® Corporation, Cingular PCS, and ITC International.
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