Steve Spaulding

Sr. Production Editor
CONTRACTOR's 2016 Industry Luminaries 
This marks the third year that CONTRACTOR has been assembling a list of Industry Luminaries. Some are practically household names — but some have been quietly working away with little notice or fanfare, just trying to make their own corner of the industry a better place to be.
E.M. Duggan still relies on safety, quality and family 
Today, E.M. Duggan is a more than $175 million company operating out of four buildings in Canton and another in Boston. Monfredo credits Petroni for the company’s amazing success over the past three decades.
Monthly Plumbing Quiz: Radiant Heating and Cooling
How well do you know the ins and outs of radiant heating and cooling? Take our quiz and find out -- you could win a $25 gift card!
Shapiro & Duncan installs mechanicals for new Intelligence Community Campus
For all their decades of experience and wide range of capabilities, the ICC-B Centrum job would challenge the company like never before.
A crowded field drives fleet software companies closer to their users 
As more and more companies have adopted the telematics the competition has turned fierce.
Geothermal install delivers net-zero for the newest Proud Green Home 
The intent is to use the buildings to show what is possible with current energy- and water-saving technology; to inspire and educate professionals and consumers about the benefits of sustainable, high-performance home strategies.
California Comfort Systems brings radiant solutions to ARTIC transport hub 
Part of what made the installation different was the high demands of the mechanical system. The building was certified as LEED Platinum.
Internet of Things: Mobile tech and the future of field service 1
Nothing over the past 15 years has done more to increase the scope and efficiency of mobile service operations than advances in mobile technology, and the coming decade is going to make those gains look like small potatoes.
Mansion converts from steam to hot water heating 
For decades the mansion’s real source of heat was a gigantic oil-fired Smith 350 1.2 million Btu boiler that fed steam to 67 cast iron radiators.
Energy 1 retrofits open-loop geo system for Montana ranch 1
Energy 1 prides itself on being a full-service contractor that can take a project from the drawing board to completion, and then provide full service and maintenance. During the last two years, they’ve brought all their plumbing and electrical design in-house.
Koegel Plumbing & Heating brings passion and know-how to church overhaul 
By the time Kurt Koegel of Koegel Plumbing and Heating Solutions was brought in things had reached a crisis point.
Rawlins Mechanical collaborates, coordinates for Clayton State science building project 
For many builders working in the public sector, budgets over the last decade have been moving targets. Case in point, the new 64,000-sq.ft. science and technology building at Clayton State University.
Telematics and the future of fleet management 1
Telematics is the integrated use of telecommunications and informatics as it applies to vehicles on the move. Most fleet management systems fall under the telematics umbrella, but so do mobile data systems, wireless safety and communication systems, intelligent vehicle control systems and much more.
GSU goes for LEED Silver with new Law Building 1
Over the course of its 91-year history, Georgia State University has been constantly updating and expanding its facilities.
Appalachian State Sets Out to Win Solar Decathlon Europe 2014
Twenty teams from 16 different countries will compete for awards in such categories as energy efficiency, materials sustainability, innovation, livability and even public communications and outreach.

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