Championed by the new California Geothermal Heat Pump Lobby Coalition (CalGeo), AB 2339 passed in the Senate on Aug. 28 with a 36-0 vote then returned to the Assembly the following day where it also passed unanimously with a 79-0 vote.
Tiger Remarketing Services is auctioning more than 1,000 lots of construction equipment, building, warehouse, and office equipment and supplies, along with a wide array of contractors' tools and more, in an online sale at www.soldtiger.com. Bidding is underway and will close with a live auction on Sept. 13.
Californians who are buying, selling, or refinancing a commercial building have been tasked by state legislators with complying with state benchmarking regulations, beginning Jan. 1, 2013. The California Commissioning Collaborative (CCC) is offering assistance in the form of a Facilities Operations Assessment (FOA) toolkit.
Acro Energy, a leading solar installation firm, announced that it will offer 12 months of free solar to new customers through Aug. 31, 2012 as part of an expansion campaign in the Southern California market.
Heat Pipe Technology Inc. (HPT), a division of MiTek, a Berkshire Hathaway company, announced that it has appointed a new Western regional manager. Michael Chilingerian, formally of Accuspec Inc., brings more than two decades of experience to HPT.
W.J. Maloney Plumbing, Heating & Cooling has been recognized with a Best of the Best Award for safety from SCF Arizona for the second consecutive year. The Phoenix plumbing, heating and cooling contractor was honored for being among the top 120 companies in a pool of nearly 25,000 businesses.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has inaugurated a new 250-kilowatt solar photovoltaic (PV) power system donated by First Solar Inc., which will help power the historic Taliesin West campus. The commissioning marks the successful completion of the first phase of the Energizing Taliesin West™ initiative.
AtmosAir Solutions announced that it has opened a Phoenix regional office to provide sales, research and development, and engineering support to meet the growing demand and interest for its clean air products. The announcement was made by Steve Levine, president and CEO of AtmosAir Solutions.