Paul T. Stalknecht, president and ceo of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), issued a statement about President Bush’s State of the Union address. “As the national association of ventilation design, installation, and maintenance companies, we pledge our continued efforts with the federal government to improve America’s indoor air systems to help keep our citizens safe against possible bioterror or chemical attacks,” said Stalknecht.
Code enforcement and fire officials, inspectors, plans examiners, architects, engineers, and others in the construction industry have a new option to develop professional skills, according to the Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc. (BOCA). The organization has introduced its Audio Virtual Seminars.
Dectron Internationale, a manufacturer of indoor air quality equipment, issued awards to its top-selling manufacturer representative firms for 2001 at the International Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), Jan. 14 in Atlantic City, NJ.
At its annual editorial breakfast press conference at the 2002 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), John Hazen White Jr., president of Taco, Inc. (Cranston, RI), introduced the company’s CI and FI end-suction pumps, the self-lubricating 006-IFC circulator with patented integral flow check, and TacoNet® 7.0 product-selection software.
Richard Costello, principal of Energy Consulting Services for Siemens Building Technologies, Inc., will address facility owners and corporate officers on what to expect on the energy front and how to develop effective strategies to compete in 2002. His keynote address will kick off “Facility Strategies 2002 — Energy,” an invitation-only symposium to be held on March 7.