Articles by Barbara A. Checket-Hanks

Yankee Gas Files Rate Request; Gas Hookup Offered to More Customers

August 8, 2001
Yankee Gas Services Co., which is part of the Northeast Utilities (NU) system, filed a request in late July with the Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control (DPUC) to raise the base rate customers are charged for natural gas service.
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ISH North America Partners With BNP

August 2, 2001
Messe Frankfurt, Inc., Atlanta, GA, and Business News Publishing Company (BNP), Troy, MI, have agreed to market and promote ISH (International Sanitation & Heating) North America.
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MA Contractor Helps Veterans Outreach Center

August 2, 2001
The air conditioning system at the offices of the Veterans Outreach Center on Cedar St. received a no-cost tune-up recently, thanks to Climate Design Systems.
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The 'Sparky' Side of the Business

August 1, 2001
Rising energy costs and power shortages have refocused consumer attention on energy conservation.
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Contractor Adopts Novel Recruiting Techniques

July 27, 2001
There aren’t a lot of new young plumbers in the pipeline.
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Ventilation and Health Get Separated

July 27, 2001
Standard 62.2P, ASHRAE’s proposed residential ventilation standard, is still objectionable to members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), who responded to last summer’s call for comment with gusto.
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IntelliReady Buys Hvac,Electronics Contractor

July 26, 2001
IntelliReady Inc. announced that it has signed an agreement to buy JEB Electric.
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Pen Maker A.T. Cross Upgrades Hvac System

July 24, 2001
Like pens, heating-cooling systems in the process area have to advance in their design and sophistication.
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This Hotel Stinks!

July 24, 2001
How much revenue do hotels lose, and is it enough to prompt their owners to start paying more attention to hvac system design and maintenance?
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Design-Build vs. Performance Contracting

July 24, 2001
Summer Meeting attendees debate the differences between both.
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