US Greehouse Gas Emissions Spike

EPA Attributes Increase to Growing Economy, Coal Prices, Cold Winter

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions increased 2 percent in 2013 compared to the previous year, according to the latest Greenhouse Gas Inventory report from the EPA. The EPA attributed the increase to the growing economy, declining coal prices, and a cold winter.

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Study: Natural Gas Resources are Plentiful

Future Supply of Domestic Natural Gas Continues to Grow

The 2014 “Potential Supply of Natural Gas in the United States” report finds the U.S. possesses a technically recoverable natural gas resource potential of 2,515 trillion cubic feet (Tcf). This is the highest resource evaluation in the PGC’s 50 year history — a 5.5 percent increase of 131 Tcf from the previous record-high assessment from year-end 2012.

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SEIA Lauds Solar Benefits on Earth Day

Record Amount of Solar Installations to Come Online in Next 20 Months

New figures from the U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review show a record amount of new, clean solar energy coming online over the next 20 months, greatly benefitting the environment.

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Source 1 Reopens Madison Location

Company Celebrates with Live Displays, Prizes for Contractors

The Madison location shares a similar footprint, including a self-service showroom, to stores in Tampa and Orlando, Florida; Chicago; Wauwatosa, Wisconsin; and St. Louis.

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Obituary: Donald Batz

Donald “Don” Batz died April 22 at the age of 77. Batz was senior vice president and director of operations for CommAir Mechanical Services in Fresno, California, before retiring. 

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Bosch Launches Geothermal Campaign

Campaign Aims to Improve Understanding, Acceptance of Geothermal Technology

The public campaign is designed to enhance understanding and acceptance of geothermal technology as an unlimited, renewable form of energy and serve to advance the industry and its dedicated stakeholders, including equipment manufacturers, drillers, installing contractors, industry associations, residential home developers, and homeowners. 

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GEO Comments on GHP-curbing Title 24

GEO Seeks Blanket Approval of GHPs in Current, Future Versions of the Code

GEO provided comments to a CEC Workshop Docket, addressing problems with the Title 24 energy code for building permits that limits the use of geothermal heat pumps in the state.

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Training Track: May 11, 2015

The course will focus specifically on residential and light commercial building systems that use high-efficiency/low-emission wood gasification and pellet-fired boilers. It’s designed to be completed in one week, and provides seven American Institute of Architects (AIA) continuing education hours. 

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Air Filters Market to Surpass $19 Billion

Report Evaluates Future Growth Potential of Global Air Filters Market

The report includes market projections and demand forecasting, and is intended to provide cutting-edge market intelligence to help decision makers make sound investment evaluations. 

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2015 ACCA Conference

Images from the 2015 ACCA Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Posted on April 8, 2015.


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