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June 27, 2014: Aegis Energy Services Receives Contract for Large-Scale CHP Project

Combined Heat and Power Installation Involves Properties in Boston and New York City
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Aegis Energy Services Inc. has reached an agreement with Equity Residential Properties to install combined heat and power (CHP) systems in 16 of its large multifamily residential properties in the Northeast.


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June 27, 2014: Carrier HVAC System to Help Preserve Michelangelo's Frescoes in Sistine Chapel

Custom System to Safeguard the Institution and Its Cultural Heritage
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Carrier and the Governate of the Vatican City State have announced the start of the installation of a new HVAC system for the Sistine Chapel, specially designed to address the challenges of protecting Michelangelo’s masterpieces against deterioration.


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June 26, 2014: Ameresco and GSA Join to Recognize Deep Energy Retrofit Project

Officials from GSA, DOE, and the White House Participate in ESPC Project Ceremony
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Ameresco Inc. participated in a ceremony with senior officials from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and White House Council on Environmental Quality to recognize the deep energy retrofit project Ameresco is currently implementing for the GSA in the National Capital Region.


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June 26, 2014: Torad Spool Compressor Technology Achieves Market Level Efficiency

Details Will Be Presented at the 2014 International Compressor Engineering Conference
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Torad Engineering has announced that its sixth generation spool compressor prototype has achieved market level energy efficiency. The latest spool compressor mechanism has attained 80 percent overall isentropic efficiency, which equates to an estimated EER of 22.7 at the SEER B point.


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June 26, 2014: Residential Energy Generation, Storage to Reach $71.6 Billion in Revenue by 2023

Technologies Like Rooftop Solar and CHP Are Transforming the Residential Market
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Solar panels are just the most visible form of distributed energy resources (DER), notes Navigant Research. According to a new report from the research firm, worldwide revenue from all forms of residential distributed generation and energy storage will grow from $52.7 billion annually in 2014 to $71.6 billion in 2023.


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June 25, 2014: IKEA Completes Groundwork on Largest Single Geothermal Project in Kansas/Missouri

IKEA Merriam Will Be the Company’s Second United States Store with Geothermal
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IKEA announced that all underground geothermal work is complete for its future Kansas City-area store, which will be the largest single building with geothermal heating and cooling in either Kansas or Missouri.


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June 25, 2014: AGC of America Joins Hiring Our Heroes Program to Hire Veterans

Members Will Have Access to Veterans Job Fairs, Other Resources to Make It Easier to Hire Veterans
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The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC of America) announced that it is joining the national Hiring Our Heroes program as part of the construction industry’s effort to add 100,000 veterans over the next five years.


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June 25, 2014: Polar Air Supply, Hussey Copper Introduce New Line of Copper Ducts

Ducts Are Said to Combat Mold and Mildew
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Hussey Copper has entered into a new partnership with Polar Air Supply LLC, Riviera Beach, Florida, for a new line of copper ducts that will combat odor-causing mold and mildew in HVAC systems.


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June 24, 2014: Custom Air Products & Services Obtains Third-Party Certifications

CAPS Can Now Offer Industrial HVAC Equipment for Hazardous Locations
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Custom Air Products & Services Inc. (CAPS), a supplier of commercial and industrial HVAC equipment, announced that it has obtained third-party certifications for its lines of room air conditioners and heat pumps as well as wall-mount air conditioning systems for use in Class I, Division 2, Groups B, C, and D hazardous locations.


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June 24, 2014: Army National Guard Awards Performance Contract for National Headquarters

Energy Savings Performance Contract to Improve Energy Efficiency
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Ameresco Inc. announced that the Army National Guard has awarded it an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) task order to improve the energy efficiency of the Army National Guard headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.


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