New York and California recently made headlines when they became the first states in the nation to adopt plans to raise their statewide minimum wage rates to $15 per hour. The controversial legislation has drawn a myriad of comments from political parties, workers, and business owners, including HVAC contractors.
New York partnership to conduct pilot on Long Island
June 17, 2016
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that it has become a partner in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Better Buildings Combined Heat and Power Resiliency Accelerator, to help improve critical infrastructure in communities.
Conference provides a forum for discussion of the latest research and development
June 16, 2016
ASHRAE announced that papers are being sought for a conference focused on energy and IAQ in humid and arid hot climates. The Second International Conference on Energy and Indoor Environment for Hot Climates takes place Feb. 26-27, 2017, in Doha, Qatar.
Company pledges to invest $500 million in research and reduce emissions by 35 percent
June 16, 2016
Ingersoll Rand announced it will commit to the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Advanced Cooling Challenge (ACC). The commitment includes a $500 million investment in product R&D by 2020 to fund the long-term reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) through its transport refrigeration and HVAC solutions.
Being driven by the surging need for energy, high investment in the chemical and petrochemical industries
June 15, 2016
The global chillers market is forecast to grow from $8.63 billion in 2015 to $10.84 billion by 2021, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.24 percent, according to a new report from MarketsandMarkets.
Customers will now have greater access to company’s custom engineering expertise
June 14, 2016
TMI Climate Solutions Canada Inc., a manufacturer of custom air-handling equipment, advanced hydronic systems, and custom-engineered HVAC solutions, officially opened its first manufacturing plant in Canada.
Building energy efficiency information will be displayed in CoStar Group’s online property databases
June 13, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Better Buildings Initiative has announced a partnership with CoStar Group Inc., a provider of data and intelligence solutions to commercial real estate professionals, to expand the visibility of energy-efficient buildings in U.S. property markets and promote the benefits of energy efficiency.