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Feb. 13, 2014: ACCA Names We Care Air Its Residential Contractor of the Year

Company Credits Its Growth to Following ACCA’s QI Standard
February 13, 2014

The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) has named WC - We Care - Heating and Air (We Care Air), Murrieta, Calif., as its 2014 Residential Contractor of the Year.


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Feb. 13, 2014: Propane Prices Triple as States Declare Emergencies

Weather, Temperatures Cripple Midwest, New England Supplies
February 13, 2014

A state of emergency has been declared in Alabama, Iowa, Wisconsin, and 27 other states. The cause: a lack of propane. A brutal cold snap spanning the country, combined with distribution issues, has led to a limited supply and historically high prices.


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Feb. 12, 2014: Danfoss Seeks Entries for EnVisioneer of the Year Award Competition

Award Recognizes Advancements in Energy Efficiency, Environmental Responsibility
February 12, 2014

Danfoss has announced that it is seeking entries for its fifth annual EnVisioneer of the Year award competition. 


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Feb. 12, 2014: Pennsylvania Invests in Alternative Energy Including CHP

Philadelphia Project Will Also Replace Inefficient Lighting and HVAC Systems
February 12, 2014

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett announced that the state is expanding its commitment to advance clean and alternative energy with the investment of more than $4.5 million in grants through the Commonwealth Financing Authority. One of the alternative energy projects is for installation of a combined heat and power (CHP) system.


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Feb. 12, 2014: Schneider Electric Collaborates with HP on Data Center Management

Joint Solution to Help Bridge the Gap Between IT and Facilities
February 12, 2014

Schneider Electric has announced a collaboration with HP to deliver a joint data center and IT management solution that provides consistent views for both facilities and IT professionals within an organization resulting in increased collaboration and efficiency.


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Feb. 12, 2014: Coca-Cola Installs 1 Millionth HFC-Free Cooler Globally

Company Working Toward 2015 Goal to Use Natural Refrigerants for All New Cold-Drink Equipment
February 12, 2014

The Coca-Cola Co. announced that it has installed its 1 millionth hydrofluorocarbon (HFC)-free cooler using natural refrigerant. Together with its bottling partners, the Coca-Cola system has established a goal that all new cold-drink equipment will be HFC-free by 2015.


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Feb. 11, 2014: Broan-NuTone Crowns Fastest Ventilation Fan Installer

ULTRA Pro Challenge Winner Is Announced
February 11, 2014

Broan-NuTone®, a leading manufacturer of residential ventilation products, has crowned the overall winner of the 2013 ULTRA Pro Challenge, a nationwide competition among contractors to install an ULTRA™ ventilation fan in the fastest time.


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Feb. 11, 2014: TRaC Helps ZigBee Standards Move into the Retail Sector

ZigBee Alliance Creates Wireless Standards for Connecting a Wide Range of Devices
February 11, 2014

Following the recent ratification of ZigBee Retail Services by the ZigBee Alliance, TRaC has announced the opening of its authorized test service for products intending to make use of the new functionality.


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Feb. 11, 2014: ASHRAE Announces BACnet Web Services Updates

Also Announces a Call for Participation in a ‘Virtual Plugfest’
February 11, 2014

The BACnet committee has approved an update to BACnet/web services (WS) to better support more sophisticated needs such as the smart grid and energy management.


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Feb. 11, 2014: Bosch, Orca Energy Team to Reduce Cost of Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Orca Will Install Ground Heat Exchanger at No Expense, Serve Homeowner as a Separate Utility Provider
February 11, 2014

Bosch Thermotechnology has signed an agreement with Orca Energy, a leading geothermal utility provider, to jointly market a geothermal ground heat exchanger and equipment solution to developers, home builders, and new home buyers in the United States.


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