Ingersoll Rand Announces Susana Duarte de Suarez as Vice Pre

Swords, Ireland, November 14, 2013 -- Ingersoll Rand plc (NYSE:IR) is pleased to announce that Susana Duarte de Suarez will serve as vice president of communications and corporate affairs for Allegion...


ASHRAE, IAQA Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Nov 14, 2013 Through a memorandum of understanding, ASHRAE and the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) are planning to work together to promote better indoor air quality. The agreement was signed in...


AHRI Launches Certification Programs for VFDs and Datacom Co

14/11/2013 Arlington, Va. -- The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced two new certification programs for variable frequency drives (VFDs) and datacom cooling (DC...


Air Curtains Approved as Alternative to Vestibules in 2015 E

14/11/2013 Arlington Heights, Ill. -- Air Movement and Control Association International (AMCA International) announced that the 2015 version of the International Energy Conservation Code will contain a provision enabling air curtains to be considered as an alternative to vestibules. For compliance, air curtains have to be tested in accordance with ANSI/AMCA Standard 220, and be installed in accor...


AHR Expo Innovation Award Winners Announced

14/11/2013 Westport, Conn. -- The winners of the 2014 AHR Expo Innovation Awards have been announced. A special ceremony for the honorees will be held on Jan. 22, 2014, during the International Air-Co...


Florence Recycling Facility Honored For Energy Savings

Charlotte, N.C., November 14, 2013 -- Johnson Controls’ Battery Recycling Facility in Florence, S.C. has been honored by a national energy company for responsible energy use.   Duke Energy named ...


New York High School Unveils Energy-Saving CHP System

Nov 13, 2013 Rochester, N.Y. -- The East Irondequoit Central School District and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have officially unveiled the combined heat and power (CHP) system installed at Eastridge High School.   CHP, also known as cogeneration, is the simultaneous production of heat and electricity generation. This allows the CHP system to achieve h...


GSA Selects Building Energy Efficiency Software from FirstFu

Nov 13, 2013 Lexington, Mass. -- FirstFuel Software announced that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has selected its Remote Building Analytics (RBA) platform to help drive energy efficiency savings and meet key energy reduction targets across its entire U.S. building portfolio.   Last year, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) selected FirstFuel to utilize remote energy analytic...


NIBS BIM Standard Available Via eBook

Nov 13, 2013 Washington -- The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) buildingSMART alliance(TM) has announced the release of its building information modeling (BIM) standard via eBook for mobile access.   The alliance published the National BIM Standard-United StatesR (NBIMS-US?) Version 2 (V2), said to be the first consensus-based standard governing building information modeling (BI...

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