Through funding from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, Low-income Energy Affordability Network is making energy efficiency upgrades at low-income housing facilities throughout the state by focusing on biomass and air-source heat pump technologies for retrofits....More
BJERRINGBRO, DENMARK — In early October, Grundfos invited trade media from North America and South America to visit the Grundfos headquarters and manufacturing facility here in Bjerringbro, Denmark....More
On the first day of the media tour we toured the Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers Hotel. This Copenhagen hotel is known as the world’s greenest hotel. It is one of the first hotels to meet the EU Green Building Programme standards....More
As CONTRACTOR magazine has reported previously, new water heater efficiency standards will be implemented in less than a year. That means it’s time for plumbers and contractors to evaluate the effects these changes will have on their business, and adequately prepare....More
Jurisdictions and other code users can begin today to prepare for adoption and use of the newest building safety codes. The 2015 International Codes (I-Codes) developed by International Code Council Members and other safety advocates at public hearings using the governmental consensus process....More
Fuel prices are expected to hold steady in 2014, but the need for businesses to stay competitive while keeping operating costs down remains strong. Since fuel is the largest fleet operating expense, efficient fuel utilization is essential....More
This week's products include a zone valve ideal for retrofit work, a remote control for space heaters, an intelligent thermostat, improvements to a popular camera inspection system, a packaged geothermal solution and much more.