Green http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6633/more en Xylem facilities, pumps ready for DOE compliance http://contractormag.com/management/xylem-facilities-pumps-ready-doe-compliance <div class="field-deck"> Bell & Gossett is nation’s only pump brand to meet efficiency requirements more than three years early </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Xylem Inc. brand Bell & Gossett announces its e-Series line of products achieves and exceeds efficiency targets for clean-water pumps set forth by the U.S. Department of Energy.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/xylem-facilities-pumps-ready-doe-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/xylem-facilities-pumps-ready-doe-compliance#comments Green Management Plumbing Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:30:00 +0000 431631 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Watts, Rheem, Brass Knuckle, Duravit, Taco and Carrier http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-watts-rheem-brass-knuckle-duravit-taco-and-carrier <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery includes a frame-anchored trench drain, a hybrid electric water heater, safety goggles designed for work in wet conditions, a new bathroom ceramic material, a hot water recirculation control and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-watts-rheem-brass-knuckle-duravit-taco-and-carrier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-watts-rheem-brass-knuckle-duravit-taco-and-carrier#comments Bath/Kitchen Apparel Media Galleries Green Hydronics Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:30:00 +0000 431181 at http://contractormag.com Johnson Controls, Community College sign energy performance contract to better integrate energy management systems http://contractormag.com/green/johnson-controls-community-college-sign-energy-performance-contract-better-integrate-energy-ma <div class="field-deck"> Project will upgrade facilities across campus; guaranteed to pay for itself in 15 years </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Johnson Controls and South Arkansas Community College have signed an energy performance contract through the Arkansas Energy Performance Contracting (AEPC) program.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/johnson-controls-community-college-sign-energy-performance-contract-better-integrate-energy-ma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/johnson-controls-community-college-sign-energy-performance-contract-better-integrate-energy-ma#comments Green Management Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:33:00 +0000 431161 at http://contractormag.com <p>Southark Community College.</p> WaterFurnace creates executive-level and director positions as part of re-structuring to better serve customers http://contractormag.com/management/waterfurnace-creates-executive-level-and-director-positions-part-re-structuring-better-se <div class="node-body article-body">WaterFurnace International, Inc. has created two new executive-level positions to better serve customers in its residential and commercial sales channels. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/waterfurnace-creates-executive-level-and-director-positions-part-re-structuring-better-se" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/waterfurnace-creates-executive-level-and-director-positions-part-re-structuring-better-se#comments Geothermal Management Tue, 15 Nov 2016 20:35:00 +0000 430381 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Bosch Tool, Bradley, WaterFurnace, General Pipe Cleaners, Concoa and Lochinvar http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-bosch-tool-bradley-waterfurnace-general-pipe-cleaners-concoa- <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the gallery includes a rotary hammer, a commercial handwashing system, a reversible chiller, a simple fix for broken drain cleaning snakes, a high-pressure regulator and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-bosch-tool-bradley-waterfurnace-general-pipe-cleaners-concoa-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-bosch-tool-bradley-waterfurnace-general-pipe-cleaners-concoa-#comments Geothermal Media Galleries Lavs Hydronics Tools Tue, 15 Nov 2016 17:44:00 +0000 430371 at http://contractormag.com Mercury thermostats and thermometers collection a carbon-neutral success http://contractormag.com/green/mercury-thermostats-and-thermometers-collection-carbon-neutral-success <div class="field-deck"> Almost 3 ½ pounds of mercury collected, OCRRA presented with carbon offsets. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This past month the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA), in partnership with local Waste-to-Energy facility operator Covanta Onondaga and non-profit Thermostat Recycling Coalition (TRC), hosted a collection event for mercury-containing thermostats and thermometers.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/mercury-thermostats-and-thermometers-collection-carbon-neutral-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/mercury-thermostats-and-thermometers-collection-carbon-neutral-success#comments Green Wed, 09 Nov 2016 21:21:00 +0000 430281 at http://contractormag.com <p>Pictured (l-r) Andrew Radin, OCRRA, Ann Fordock, OCRRA, Piper Mlsna, TRC, Kenneth Armellino, Covanta.</p> Weekly Product Gallery: Newport Brass, Knaack, Zebra Pen, Enertech, SJE-Rhombus and California Faucets http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-newport-brass-knaack-zebra-pen-enertech-sje-rhombus-and-calif <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery features a classically-inspired bathroom collection, a heated job site storage box, a steel pen, a geothermal heat pump, a float switch and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-newport-brass-knaack-zebra-pen-enertech-sje-rhombus-and-calif" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-newport-brass-knaack-zebra-pen-enertech-sje-rhombus-and-calif#comments Faucets Geothermal Media Galleries Plumbing Tools Tue, 08 Nov 2016 20:55:00 +0000 430141 at http://contractormag.com GEO: Congress needs to act fast to prevent tax increase on geothermal heat pumps http://contractormag.com/geothermal/geo-congress-needs-act-fast-prevent-tax-increase-geothermal-heat-pumps <div class="field-byline"> By Doug Dougherty, President and CEO – The Geothermal Exchange Organization </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of our most promising sources of renewable energy—geothermal heat pumps (GHPs)—is rapidly approaching a crossroads.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/geothermal/geo-congress-needs-act-fast-prevent-tax-increase-geothermal-heat-pumps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/geothermal/geo-congress-needs-act-fast-prevent-tax-increase-geothermal-heat-pumps#comments Geothermal Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:30:00 +0000 429421 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Milwaukee, BrandFX, WernerCo, Viega, WaterFurnace and PowerMate http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-milwaukee-brandfx-wernerco-viega-waterfurnace-and-powermate <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery includes a fast pressing tool, a lightweight service body, a truck box, an elbow joint for use with pressing systems, a hydronic heat pump and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-milwaukee-brandfx-wernerco-viega-waterfurnace-and-powermate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-milwaukee-brandfx-wernerco-viega-waterfurnace-and-powermate#comments Media Galleries Green Piping Tools Trucks Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:38:00 +0000 429261 at http://contractormag.com AvalonBay’s First LEED Platinum Project Features Innovative Solar-Thermal/Tankless Water Heating System http://contractormag.com/solar/avalonbay-s-first-leed-platinum-project-features-innovative-solar-thermaltankless-water-heatin <div class="field-deck"> Rooftop installations at the 182-unit Avalon Hayes Valley apartment complex couples 64 solar-thermal collectors with 18 tankless units to meet all domestic hot water needs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Among the keys to AvalonBay’s success as a developer of sustainable properties is its willingness to take the long view on its investments, looking to maximize their impact on the local environment and community, as well as the health and safety of the residents. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/solar/avalonbay-s-first-leed-platinum-project-features-innovative-solar-thermaltankless-water-heatin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/solar/avalonbay-s-first-leed-platinum-project-features-innovative-solar-thermaltankless-water-heatin#comments Solar Registered User Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:42:00 +0000 428541 at http://contractormag.com