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Dec. 9, 2004: Schneider Electric Acquires Abacus Engineered Systems

December 9, 2004
MALMO, Sweden - Schneider Electric has announced, through its subsidiary TAC/Tour Andover Controls, the acquisition of Abacus Engineered Systems, a U.S.-based provider of facility energy and engineering solutions. Abacus Engineered
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Dec. 8, 2004: Solar ‘Utility' Promotes Solar Water Heating

December 8, 2004
GREEN BAY, Wis. - The Solar Mining Company, which calls itself "The Other Utilityâ„¢," is installing solar hot water systems at commercial, industrial, and nonprofit facilities for free, and then
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Dec. 8, 2004: Siemens To Help University Implement CHP System

December 8, 2004
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. - Siemens Building Technologies Inc. announced that it will design, build, operate, and maintain a combined heat and power plant (CHP) to serve Oregon Health & Science
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Dec. 7, 2004: Smart Building Controls May Help Manage Peak Demand

December 7, 2004
RICHLAND, Wash. - In a demonstration with the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is exploring the impacts of reducing electrical demand
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Dec. 7, 2004: Building Simulation Conference Set For 2005

December 7, 2004
MONTREAL - The Ninth International Building Performance Simulation Association Building Simulation Conference and Exhibition will be held Aug. 15-18, 2005, in Montreal. The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning
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Dec. 6, 2004: Study Says Retainage Increases Costs

December 6, 2004
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - A study published by the Foundation of the American Subcontractors Association (FASA) concludes that the practice of retainage, widespread in the construction industry, "reduces competition and increases
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Dec. 6, 2004: Johnson Controls To Upgrade City Of Tallahassee Facilities

December 6, 2004
MILWAUKEE - The city of Tallahassee has awarded Johnson Controls Inc. a $1 million energy performance contract that is projected to reduce annual energy and operational expenditures by more than
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Dec. 3, 2004: PowerCold Signs Marketing Agreement With WFI

December 3, 2004
LARGO, Fla. - PowerCold Corp. has announced the signing of a five-year sales and distribution agreement with WFI Global Commercial Solutions Group, a division of WFI Industries Ltd., for the
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Dec. 2, 2004: October Unitary Shipments Up 9 Percent

December 2, 2004
ARLINGTON, Va. - Combined U.S. factory shipments of 413,699 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps in October were up 9 percent from October 2003, according to Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration
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Dec. 2, 2004: Honeywell Settles Patent Issue

December 2, 2004
MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J. - Honeywell announced that it has settled out of court with a United States-based company that imported and sold refrigerant products that infringed on Honeywell patents. Amount
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