Green http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6633/more en ICC-SRCC an industry partner in DOE Solar Training and Education Program http://contractormag.com/codes/icc-srcc-industry-partner-doe-solar-training-and-education-program <div class="field-deck"> Grant funding will provide training and resources to more than 100,000 industry professionals </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ICCs Solar Rating & Certification Corporation is an allied industry partner in the Interstate Renewable Energy Council’s two-year project to develop solar resources and training.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/icc-srcc-industry-partner-doe-solar-training-and-education-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/icc-srcc-industry-partner-doe-solar-training-and-education-program#comments Codes Solar Training Opportunities Mon, 23 May 2016 16:03:00 +0000 420121 at http://contractormag.com PMI delegation underscores value of water-efficient plumbing products in Sacramento http://contractormag.com/codes/pmi-delegation-underscores-value-water-efficient-plumbing-products-sacramento <div class="field-deck"> PMI members working diligently to supply products conforming to new state codes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A PMI delegation of member executives underscored the value of water-efficient plumbing products during meetings with state leaders last week in Sacramento.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/pmi-delegation-underscores-value-water-efficient-plumbing-products-sacramento" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/pmi-delegation-underscores-value-water-efficient-plumbing-products-sacramento#comments Codes Green Fri, 13 May 2016 19:07:00 +0000 419581 at http://contractormag.com <p>The PMI delegation at the California State Capitol.</p> Iowa geo tax credit provides stopgap for federal incentive http://contractormag.com/geothermal/iowa-geo-tax-credit-provides-stopgap-federal-incentive <div class="node-body article-body">On the last day of its 2016 session, the Iowa Legislature passed HF 2468, which provides for a 10% standalone tax credit for residential installations of geo-thermal heat pumps.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/geothermal/iowa-geo-tax-credit-provides-stopgap-federal-incentive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/geothermal/iowa-geo-tax-credit-provides-stopgap-federal-incentive#comments Geothermal Fri, 13 May 2016 14:26:00 +0000 419561 at http://contractormag.com <p>The state flag of Iowa.</p> Vitalii Tkachuk/iStock/ThinkStock WaterFurnace parent company NIBE to acquire Climate Control Group from LSB Industries http://contractormag.com/management/waterfurnace-parent-company-nibe-acquire-climate-control-group-lsb-industries <div class="node-body article-body">NIBE Industrier AB, the parent company of Fort Wayne based WaterFurnace International, announced today that it has entered into a stock purchase agreement with LSB Industries to acquire 100% of LSB’s Climate Control Group.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/waterfurnace-parent-company-nibe-acquire-climate-control-group-lsb-industries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/waterfurnace-parent-company-nibe-acquire-climate-control-group-lsb-industries#comments Green Management Thu, 12 May 2016 20:06:00 +0000 419541 at http://contractormag.com ABM helps South Carolina schools upgrade facilities, save money http://contractormag.com/green/abm-helps-south-carolina-schools-upgrade-facilities-save-money <div class="field-byline"> Christopher King </div> <div class="field-deck"> Helping schools make the grade </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Headquartered in New York, ABM helps clients throughout the country meet their infrastructure needs and achieve sustainability goals.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/abm-helps-south-carolina-schools-upgrade-facilities-save-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/abm-helps-south-carolina-schools-upgrade-facilities-save-money#comments Green Registered User Tue, 03 May 2016 20:16:00 +0000 419131 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: General Pipe, John Guest, Milwaukee Tool, Johnson Controls, Bosch and U.S. Boiler http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-general-pipe-john-guest-milwaukee-tool-johnson-controls-bosch <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery features a self-leveling inspection camera, a female connector, a touch-screen programmable thermostat, an air-to-air heat pump, a high-efficiency boiler and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-general-pipe-john-guest-milwaukee-tool-johnson-controls-bosch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-general-pipe-john-guest-milwaukee-tool-johnson-controls-bosch#comments Media Galleries Green Hydronics Tools Tue, 03 May 2016 14:16:00 +0000 419051 at http://contractormag.com 7-Eleven: Committed to Green Building and Veterans http://contractormag.com/around-web/7-eleven-committed-green-building-and-veterans <div class="field-byline"> Lawrence (Larry) Clark, QCxP, GGP, LEED AP+ </div> <div class="node-body article-body">7-Eleven has a strong commitment to U.S. military veterans, which—as an Army veteran myself—I take very seriously.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/around-web/7-eleven-committed-green-building-and-veterans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/around-web/7-eleven-committed-green-building-and-veterans#comments Around the Web Green Mon, 02 May 2016 01:29:00 +0000 418861 at http://contractormag.com WaterFurnace dealers, employees and vendors gather for annual sales meeting http://contractormag.com/geothermal/waterfurnace-dealers-employees-and-vendors-gather-annual-sales-meeting <div class="node-body article-body">WaterFurnace International, Inc. dealers, employees and vendors gathered in Nashville, Tennessee, March 29-30 for the company’s annual sales meeting.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/geothermal/waterfurnace-dealers-employees-and-vendors-gather-annual-sales-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/geothermal/waterfurnace-dealers-employees-and-vendors-gather-annual-sales-meeting#comments Geothermal Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:20:00 +0000 418671 at http://contractormag.com <p>WaterFurnace Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Michael Albertson, during the meeting.</p> ANSI EESCC publishes Progress Report on Energy, Water Efficiency http://contractormag.com/codes/ansi-eescc-publishes-progress-report-energy-water-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">The ANSI Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative EESCC on Wednesday announced the publication of a Progress Report detailing the standardization community’s activity to advance recommendations outlined in the EESCC’s Standardization Roadmap: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/ansi-eescc-publishes-progress-report-energy-water-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/ansi-eescc-publishes-progress-report-energy-water-efficiency#comments Codes Green Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:56:00 +0000 418591 at http://contractormag.com Earth Day 2016: Contracting Green http://contractormag.com/green/earth-day-2016-contracting-green <div class="node-body gallery-body">As it turns out, green contracting can do more than help the environment, it can save money for your clients while helping to expand your business. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/earth-day-2016-contracting-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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