NTT Data Corp. and Echelon Corp. announced at the LonUsers International meeting that NTT Data has signed an Echelon Open Systems Alliance (OSA) Master Logo Agreement. The new agreement will increase NTT Data’s commitment to the LonWorks networking platform by making eligible companies within NTT Data’s integration channel to qualify to become LonWorks Integrators.
Tecogen Inc., a manufacturer of commercial and industrial natural gas-powered refrigeration systems, chillers, and cogeneration systems, announced that it has signed a sales and manufacturing agreement with Vilter Manufacturing Corp., Cudahy, WI, for its TecoFROST™ line of gas engine-driven refrigeration systems.
Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) president Bob FitzGerald, recently commended the United Association (UA) during an address at the third annual North American Pipe Trades Training Conference and Exposition in Hollywood, FL. FitzGerald praised UA leadership for keeping training at the center of its efforts.
Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) has introduced the “United States Toxic Mold Safety and Protection Act of 2002” (H.R. 5040) to Congress. The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association (PHCC) has praised Rep. Conyers for introducing the act.
Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Commissioner Jose Montemayor has issued a brochure titled, “Effectively Handling Water Damage and Mold Claims: A Consumer Guide.” The guide explains how to handle water damage claims and reverse the number of mold-related claims.
According to the Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Institute (ARI), June is the peak month for shipments of central air conditioners as contractors and distributors respond to increased demand for what can be lifesaving equipment during extreme heat.
The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) Educational Foundation is enhancing its Corporate Membership Training Associate classification. The term Training Associate refers to schools and learning centers.
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International has approved a formal association policy for an issue that is rapidly threatening to become an epidemic in the minds of the public: mold and mildew.