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Los Angeles Building Goes Another Shade Greener

HVAC Optimization Software to Cut Annual Energy Use

Constellation Place in Century City, California, is known for its progressive environmental efforts. From solar panels and fuel cells to high-efficiency plumbing and lighting, the 35-story JMB Realty Corp. architectural landmark is setting the bar in efficiency.


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First Net-Zero Classrooms Installed in San Diego

The $2 Million Project Replaces Six 25-Year-Old Temporary Classrooms

In collaboration with the Oak Park Unified School District, Balfour Beatty Construction installed seven net-zero modular classroom buildings made of single use containers used for ocean shipping at Oak Park High School. The project marks the first use of this type of modular building approved by the California Division of State Architect.


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America’s Data Centers Have Potential to Cut Energy Waste by 40 Percent

Improved Energy Efficiency Could Save Over $3 Billion Annually

Much of the massive amounts of electricity that America’s data centers use to support our business and online activity is being wasted running computer servers doing little or no work most of the time, according to a report released in August by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).


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Hartzell Announces New Sales Rep Offices in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas

Climatec Adds Hartzell Industrial Fans to Its Product Lines

Hartzell Air Movement announced that Climatec Engineered HVAC Solutions is now its new manufacturer’s sales rep office in Arizona, New Mexico, and El Paso, Texas. Selling Hartzell industrial fans will be a smooth transition for the firm, which already sells other complementary products such as dampers, louvers, and air handling equipment.


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Project Cool Aid Donates Help

Phoenix Resident Carol Simpson, 86, Gets a New Air Conditioner

The Air Conditioning Contractors of America-Arizona (ACCA-AZ) has been giving back to the community to help needy Valley residents stay cool and safe during the summer by offering selected Maricopa homeowners free home cooling system repair or replacement.


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Tucson Peach Acquires Sonoran Air

Phoenix-Based HVAC Contractor Purchased by Kenneth D. Goodrich

Kenneth D. Goodrich, managing partner of Tucson Peach LLC and Goettl Air Conditioning, announced that Tucson Peach has acquired Phoenix-based HVAC contractor Sonoran Air. The company will operate under the new name Sonoran Air Conditioning.


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Vista Solar to Install Solar System for Food and Wine Distributor

The System Will Generate Over 99 Percent of Lettieri & Company’s Energy Needs

Vista Solar, a California commercial solar electric design and installation firm, announced that it will install a 160-kW solar system for food and wine distributor, Lettieri & Company.


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EnerNOC Customers in California Win Energy Efficiency Best Practice Awards

Three Universities — CSU Dominguez Hills, UC Davis, UC San Diego — Are Honored

EnerNOC Inc., a provider of energy intelligence software, announced that three of its customers have each won Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Best Practice Awards from the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference.


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Service Champions Installs Complimentary HVAC Systems at Women’s Rehabilitation Facility

Systems Installed for Villa Women’s Recovery Center

Orange County contractor Service Champions has aided the Villa Center with complimentary installation of two new heating and air conditioning systems provided by Lennox. The Villa Center is a home specifically for women recovering from alcoholism and has been in service since 1963.


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Chas Roberts Earns Safety Award for Fourth Year in a Row

Company’s Rate of Lost Time Due to Safety Incidents Was 90 Percent Better Than the Industry Average

Chas Roberts Air Conditioning & Plumbing recently received the Liberty Mutual Gold Safety Award for 2013. The company also received the award in 2010, 2011, and 2012. 


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