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Feb. 10, 2015: Latest DOE Better Buildings Challenge Partners Commit 70 Million Square Feet

Partners Will Work with DOE to Share Their Successful Energy Efficiency Strategies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that more than 20 new partners have committed to improving energy efficiency across their building portfolios by 20 percent over the next 10 years. In addition to six in the multifamily sector, new partners include fast-food, restaurant, manufacturing, university, and government facilities.

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Feb. 10, 2015: Fighting Crime Through HVAC Education

Virginia Department of Corrections Offenders Find HVAC Employment

Prison officials credit the Virginia Department of Corrections’ (VADOC) emphasis on reentry for the recent success of two former offenders who found jobs within days of their release. Effective programming helped these men find HVAC jobs in the Tidewater area within days, nine and 13, respectively, of their release.

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Feb. 6, 2015: AHRI Launches New Certification Program for Chilled Beams

AHRI Standards 1240 (I-P) and 1241 (SI), Performance Rating of Active Chilled Beams, Have Been Published

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced a new certification program for active chilled beams. AHRI said the Active Chilled Beams (ACB) program is its 44th performance certification program for the HVACR and water heating industry.

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Feb. 6, 2015: IIR Releases Technical Guide on ‘CO2 as a Refrigerant’

Designed for Engineers Seeking a New Perspective but Also for Non-Technical Experts

The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) announced the first edition of the IIR guide “CO2 as a Refrigerant,” written by Dr. A.B. Pearson, an expert in the field of CO2 application. The organization said the guide highlights the use of CO2 in various sectors.

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