New Chicago-Area HVAC Contractor Puts Emphasis on Green

Nov 1, 2013 Elmhurst, Ill. -- The greater Chicago area has a new heating and cooling service company, Anderson Climate Solutions. The company, with offices in Wheeling, Elmhurst, and Libertyville, Ill., will initially provide repair, maintenance, and installation services to residential, commercial, and light industrial customers in the northern Illinois region with plans to eventually expand thro...


Thermafiber Introduces UltraBatt Insulation

Nov 1, 2013 Wabash, Ind. -- Thermafiber has announced the launch of UltraBatt, a new residential and light commercial insulation batt. The company said UltraBatt insulation is engineered to provide thermal comfort, fire protection, and sound control all in one product.   In exterior walls, UltraBatt conserves energy with an R-15 in 2x4 construction and R-23 in 2x6 walls. The insulation is mad...


CMC Sells Howell Metal Subsidiary to Mueller

Nov 1, 2013 Irving, Texas -- Commercial Metals Company (CMC) announced that it has completed the sale of 100 percent of the stock of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Howell Metal Company, to Mueller Copper Tube Products Inc., a subsidiary of Mueller Industries Inc., for a purchase price of approximately $58.5 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.   Howell Metal manufactures co...


ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference Announces Ca

Nov 1, 2013 ATLANTA -- The 2014 ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference, Sept. 10-12, 2014, Atlanta, Ga., has announced a call for presenters.  This new joint, co-sponsored conference enc...


A Pretty Cool Look at Ice Machine Service

Following these steps will help service technicians identify the most common ice machine problems. Nov. 1, 2013 The following tips will help service technicians  quickly narrow down the problem o...


Latest New Product News from TECA

Thermoelectric Air Conditioner conserves space and power.   Nov 01, 2013 Intended for enclosures with limited space, flush-mounted thermoelectric air conditioners use industrial- or military-grad...


Beat the Heat with A/C

NOV 01, 2013 The heat has been almost unbearable this summer, and one of the places that heats up the most is your vehicle.  Leaving the windows rolled down puts you at risk for theft, and with t...


Building Controls Upgrade at ADTRAN, Inc. Saves 1.3 Million

Adtran Receives Rebate From Tennessee Valley Authority Using Trane Solutions   Huntsville, Ala., Oct. 31, 2013 --Leaders at ADTRAN, Inc. recently replaced the controls system in the ADTRAN East T...


ACCA Promotes McCrudden and Gotthardt

Oct 31, 2013 Arlington, Va. -- The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) announced that it has promoted Charlie McCrudden to senior vice president of government relations and Craig Gotthardt to vice president of information systems.   “Charlie and Craig have both been with ACCA for many years and are key players on our team,” said Paul T. Stalknecht, ACCA president and CEO. “Promotin...

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