Articles by Joanna R. Turpin

Zenergy House: Green Renovation Portrait

Designing green features into a new structure is a far easier process than renovating an existing home with green elements. But this was the challenge that was undertaken by Residential Energy Assessment Services Inc. (REAS), Los Angeles, which recently unveiled its green residential remodel project located in Studio City, Calif.
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CEOs See Better Days Ahead

The CEO Forum at the recent ACCA Convention drew a large crowd of contractors, most of whom were eager to hear what OEMs thought about the state of the industry. NEWS editor-in-chief Mike Murphy asked the senior executives of Carrier, Emerson, Goodman, Lennox, Mitsubishi, and WaterFurnace tough questions submitted by contractors around the country.
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Market Warms to Chilled Beams

For many years, chilled beam systems have provided space conditioning to buildings throughout Europe and Australia, but the technology has been slow to catch on in the United States. Given the move to everything green that may soon change as chilled beams have many compelling benefits, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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Promoting Ethics, Honesty, and Friendship

There’s a reason why Fort Collins was named one of the best places to live in the country - its location at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains make it visually stunning and also allows for some terrific recreational activities. It’s also where Poudre Valley Air, the West Region’s winner of The NEWS’ Best Contractor To Work For contest, conducts business.
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