DOE Unveils Energy Saving Plan

May 17, 2001
Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham announced a 20-year plan designed to make homes more energy efficient, as well as more comfortable and healthy for occupants.
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Aerotech to Produce New Mold Detector

May 17, 2001
Aerotech Laboratories, Inc., has become the first firm to secure a manufacturing license for a mold-detection system developed by EPA scientists.
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Carrier Acquires Andrews

May 17, 2001
Carrier Corporation has announced its acquisition of Andrews Distributing Company, an independent distributor of Carrier residential and light commercial products headquartered in Nashville, TN.
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Bond Issue Approved, Blackouts Continue

May 17, 2001
The California State Senate has approved a bill that will issue $13.4 billion in bonds to pay for emergency power.
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ACCA Endorses Energy-Smart Homes

May 17, 2001
ACCA has signed on as a sponsoring organization for the Energy-Smart Homes Program developed by the California Building Performance Contractors Association (CBPCA).
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'Build Your Future 2001' Set For Broadcast

May 17, 2001
The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) will present “Build Your Future 2001” Nov. 1 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Eastern time.
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RSES Releases New Certification Study Guide

May 17, 2001
RSES has released a revised “Refrigerant Usage Certification” study guide offering information and service practices needed to meet U.S. (EPA) requirements for containing, conserving, and reusing refrigerants.
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Emergency Energy Bill Introduced

May 17, 2001
In response to the California energy problems, Joe Barton (R-TX), Chair of the Energy and Air Quality subcommittee of the House Commerce Committee, has introduced H.R. 1647, better known as the Electricity Emergency Relief Act.
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Construction Alliance Goes to The Hill

May 17, 2001
MCAA, NECA, and the Sheet SMACNA, held its annual National Issues Conference in Washington April 30 to May 2.
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Taco, Inc.: ZONE VALVE

May 17, 2001
The ESP (energy storage principle) zone valve is a gear-driven, capacitor-powered valve, which replaces the traditional spring with a Prostar Gold Cap capacitor for returning the valve to its normal position.
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