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NEWS Hosts Webinar on Hybrid GeoExchange Systems

Hybrid Systems Can Help Reduce Upfront, Long-Term Operating Costs
April 14, 2014

Hosts will discuss how engineers and contractors have difficulty implementing GeoExchange systems when a building has a significant load imbalance due primarily to the significant cost increase of the ground heat exchanger, which may eliminate GeoExchange as a viable option.


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Nest Issues Consumer Safety Notice

Feature on Nest Protect Smoke + CO Alarm Could Cause Alarm Delay
April 14, 2014

Nest Labs Inc. has issued a consumer safety notice for its Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide detector after recent laboratory testing showed the Nest Wave feature could be unintentionally activated.


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HVAC Industry Leaders Discuss BC 449

HRAI, AHRI, CIPH Meet with Politicians in British Columbia, Canada
April 14, 2014

Several industry leaders recently met with politicians from British Columbia, Canada, to discuss progress on the stewardship plan for HVACR and plumbing products under BC Regulation 449.


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WinWholesale Expands to Denver

256,000-Square-Foot Regional Distribution Center Will Serve Western U.S.
April 14, 2014

WinWholesale Inc. recently opened a 256,000-square-foot regional distribution center in Denver to serve operating locations mainly in the Western U.S.


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ABB Divests Thomas & Betts

Sale Expected to Close in Second Quarter of 2014
April 14, 2014

ABB said it is divesting Thomas & Betts because of limited synergies with ABB’s core portfolio. 


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Net Results: CroppMetcalfe Services Inc.

April 14, 2014

The NEWS and Ben Landers, president and CEO of Blue Corona, examine high-quality HVAC contractor websites and discern what makes them so successful.


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Mercury Collection Underway in Michigan

Great Lakes Mercury Collection Program Provides Free Recycling Services
April 7, 2014

The Great Lakes Mercury Collection Program is providing free mercury collection services to residents and businesses in the state of Michigan. 


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Carrier Limiting Refrigerant Emissions

Program Prevents 111,000 Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2 Years
April 7, 2014

Two years after Carrier entered into an agreement with EOS Climate Inc. to ensure responsible end-of-life management of used refrigerants, the program has prevented 111,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions, equivalent to removing 23,000 passenger vehicles from the road for a year.


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ACCA Releases Latest CCI

February CCI Shows Contractors Anticipate Growth
April 7, 2014

The score is calculated based on a survey of the association’s contractor members.


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Klein Tools Teams with American Cancer Society

Company, Employees Participate in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
April 7, 2014

Klein Tools Inc. partnered with the American Cancer Society in its Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Chicago walk as a flagship sponsor.


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