Blue Earth and Castrovilla Complete Merger

February 28, 2011
Blue Earth Inc. announced that it has closed its letter of intent to acquire Castrovilla Inc. Castrovilla serves over 6,000 small businesses and several utilities in Northern California. For its small business customers, the company performs energy audits and comprehensive commercial refrigeration efficiency upgrades.
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Bosch Opens California Solutions Center to Offer Training to HVAC Pros

January 10, 2011
Bosch Thermotechnology North America, a leading provider of water heating and comfort heating/cooling systems for homes and businesses, has announced the opening of a new Bosch Solutions Center in Irvine, Calif., for the training of HVAC professionals in its product technologies.
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Speakman Cooling Launches New Website

December 13, 2010
Speakman Cooling has launched a new website to introduce its latest product line, the Air2O™ series of evaporative coolers. The site, Speakmancooling.com, highlights this cooling technology, primarily used in the western United States in both residential/light commercial and commercial/industrial applications.
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Solar and Energy Efficiency Project to Save School District $15 Million

December 6, 2010
Chevron Energy Solutions, a unit of Chevron Corp., and the Huntington Beach City School District announced the groundbreaking for an energy efficiency and solar project, which is expected to save the district more than $15 million over the life of the project.
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Isuzu ECO-MAX Trucks Return From Nationwide Tour

November 29, 2010
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America Inc. announced that its low-cab-forward medium-duty trucks have returned from their nationwide introductory tour. The ECO-Advantage Tour showcased the fuel-efficient, emissions-reducing technology found on the 2011 Isuzu NPR ECO-MAX trucks.
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Siemens Wins GSA Award for Efficiency Projects Across the Southwest

November 22, 2010
Siemens Government Services Inc. (SGS) announced that it has received a $38.5 million task order award from the General Services Administration (GSA) to implement energy efficiency improvements to 39 federal government facilities across the Greater Southwest Region (Region 7).
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Tanner Creek Energy to Offer Turnkey Renewable, Efficiency Solutions

November 8, 2010
Tanner Creek Energy, an energy solutions provider and general contractor, has announced the launch of new services to help customers cost-effectively implement energy efficiency technologies and renewables to reduce their overall energy consumption, improve operational efficiency, and enhance profitability.
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California State University Doubles Solar Power Capacity

October 18, 2010
California State University (CSU) has entered into the third phase of an agreement that significantly cuts the system’s dependence on grid power. Projects at 21 CSU campus locations and the Chancellor’s Office are under consideration for an agreement that would add nearly 13 megawatts of solar capacity.
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Daikin AC Announces New Rocky Mountain Area Distributor

October 11, 2010
Daikin AC (Americas) Inc. has announced that Empire Gas & Electric Equipment Co. will begin distribution of Daikin’s line of heating and air conditioning systems. Empire is a wholesale distributor serving the Rocky Mountain region.
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Fresh & Easy Opens First Store With CO2 Refrigeration in Southern California

October 4, 2010
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has opened the first grocery store in Southern California to use carbon dioxide (CO2) refrigeration. The store, located in Rosemead, is Fresh & Easy’s first to be GreenChill certified and is among four new stores that the company opened, including the 100th in California.
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