On Friday, August 25, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute's (AHRI’s) motion to intervene as a defendant in two identical federal lawsuits: one filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Consumer Federation of America, and Texas Ratepayers' Organization to Save Energy; the other by 11 states and one city.
As a result of the current flooding in Texas and Louisiana, Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association PHCC has activated its Disaster Relief Fund to provide immediate assistance to members in need. Donations will support members whose businesses have been disrupted by major disasters now and in the future.
A focus on green heating and home-improvement technologies
August 29, 2017
The sixth edition of ISH Shanghai & CIHE — Shanghai International Trade Fair for Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning & Home Comfort System — will run Sept. 5-7 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The fair is jointly organized by Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Beijing B&D Tiger Exhibition Co. Ltd., and Shanghai Zhanye Exhibition Ltd.
The global cooling towers market is expected to reach $4.85 billion by 2025, according to a new report conducted by Grand View Research Inc. Cooling towers are used in power plants, particularly in thermoelectric power plants, to remove excess heat from the plant.
ServiceTitan announced it is opening a new office in Atlanta in order to better serve its customers. The company will also be recruiting customer success, customer implementation, and technical support talent in Atlanta as part of the expansion.
Hennepin and Olmstead counties rank second and third
August 25, 2017
Chittenden County, Vermont, leads the U.S. in its recycling program for mercury-containing thermostats, according to a recent report from the Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) that measured county recycling efforts.
After a long hiatus, the UA/Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) Labor Relations Conference is returning to The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nov. 14-15. The conference theme is "Highlighting Best Practices" and will be a positive and forward-looking event.
Winsupply Inc. has opened a new Winsupply company in Franklin, Tennessee — its fifth new company of 2017. Winsupply of Franklin will serve plumbing contractors in one of the fastest growing markets in the U.S. and throughout greater Nashville.
Neuco Inc. together with Honeywell ran a promotion this summer which rewarded five wholesale distributors with an all-expense-paid trip to Chicago and a Cubs rooftop party. Customers accumulated chances to win each time they ordered $250 or more of Honeywell products from Neuco.