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Feb. 7, 2014: Green Building Initiative Names Jerry Yudelson as New President

Prominent Green Building Advocate to Help Grow Use of Green Globes Rating System
February 7, 2014

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced that it has named Jerry Yudelson as its president to accelerate growth of the nonprofit and further leverage its green building assessment tools, including the Green Globes® rating system, as it attempts to bring green building options to a larger audience.

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Feb. 7, 2014: Danfoss’ Wilkins Elected Chairman of Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy

“2014 Will Likely Be a Critical Year for Addressing the Climate Impact of HFCs,” Says Wilkins
February 7, 2014

Danfoss announced that Robert Wilkins, the company’s vice president public and industry affairs, has been elected by the members of the Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy to serve as its 2014 chairman of the board.

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Feb. 7, 2014: Lucid, Rainforest Partner on Real-Time Energy Management Solution

Plug-and-Play Solution Provides for Monitoring, Displaying, and Analyzing Energy Consumption
February 7, 2014

Lucid and Rainforest Automation have jointly announced the availability of an integrated, plug-and-play solution for monitoring real-time smart meter data. Lucid customers can now connect Rainforest’s ZigBee-enabled wireless gateway device with Lucid’s BuildingOS® to gain visibility into energy consumption.

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Feb. 7, 2014: ACCA’s ‘Home Evaluation and Performance Improvement’ Released for Public Review

Comment Deadline Is Feb. 23, 2014
February 7, 2014

The Air Conditioning Contractors of America Educational Institute (ACCA-EI) Standards Task Team (STT) announced an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) public review period for BSR/ACCA 12 QH -201x, “Home Evaluation and Performance Improvement” as a revised industry standard.

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Feb. 6, 2014: HomeServe Celebrates 1.5 Million Customer Milestone

Company Provides Home Emergency Repair Protection
February 6, 2014

HomeServe USA, a leading provider of home emergency repair service plans, announced that it has reached the 1.5 million-customer milestone. Serving customers in North America since 2003, HomeServe provides protection to homeowners from the expense of HVAC, plumbing, and other home emergency repairs.

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Feb. 6, 2014: WinWholesale Opens Tulsa Winair

New Winair Serves Metro Area and Beyond
February 6, 2014

WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation’s largest distributors, has opened Tulsa Winair to provide HVAC equipment and supplies to contractors in a 50-mile radius of the Tulsa, Okla., metropolitan area.

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Feb. 6, 2014: 3M Rebrands Commercial HVAC Filter Products from Filtrete to 3M

Change Comes After Significant Company Research
February 6, 2014

3M Purification has announced the rebranding of its commercial HVAC filter products. Previously sold under the Filtrete™ brand, the products will now carry the 3M™ brand. With this change, 3M said it is unifying its portfolio of commercial offerings to help customers differentiate them from its residential products.

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Feb. 5, 2014: Aggreko Attains Re-Certification for Health, Safety and Environmental Management

ISO and OHSAS Certifications Confirm Company Commitment
February 5, 2014

Aggreko, a supplier of temporary power generation, temperature control, and oil-free compressed air solutions, has been awarded re-certification in ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. Each re-certification applies to every Aggreko service center in the United States and Canada.

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Feb. 5, 2014: Heat Pipe Technology Releases New Design Software

Software Assists with Heat Pipe Design, Pricing, Drawing Creation, and Plan Submittal
February 5, 2014

Heat Pipe Technology (HPT), a division of MiTek® Industries, a Berkshire Hathaway company, announced that it has released a new cloud-based design software program called SelectPlus™.

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Feb. 5, 2014: CLEAResult Unites Regional Energy Efficiency Companies Across US and Canada

Company Grows to Meet Increased Demand for Business and Residential Energy Efficiency Programs
February 5, 2014

CLEAResult, a company that designs and implements energy efficiency programs, announced that eic|ComfortHome (Lancaster, Pa.), Fluid Market Strategies (Portland, Ore.), Resource Solutions Group (Half Moon Bay, Calif.), and Willis Energy Services (Vancouver, British Columbia) are now united under the CLEAResult name.

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