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AHA Completes New College House Project at University of Pennsylvania

AHA Completes New College House Project at University of Pennsylvania

| February 24, 2017

Philadelphia – AHA Consulting Engineers provided MEP/FP design, energy modeling, and LEED administration services for the new 190,000 SF college house project that has the capacity to house 350 students at University of Pennsylvania. Designed and built to attain a minimum of LEED silver certification, AHA engineered a plan to include  low-flow and low consumption plumbing fixtures, vegetated green […]





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Wentworth MCA Chapter Members Receive MCERF Scholarship Awards

Wentworth MCA Chapter Members Receive MCERF Scholarship Awards

| February 23, 2017

Boston – For the fifth year in a row, the Wentworth Student Chapter received a Chapter of Excellence Award from MCAA/MCERF. The award totals $7,500, out of which $5,000 is used for scholarships to the most active and dedicated members of the chapter as identified by the faculty advisor. Every year, 10 student chapters from […]





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New Owner for 45-Year-Old HVAC Firm

New Owner for 45-Year-Old HVAC Firm

| February 23, 2017

Weymouth, MA – ROI Corporation of Weymouth and Marietta, Ga., recently announced the completion of the sale of Commercial Air Control (CAC) of Weymouth, a 45-year-old heating, ventilation, and air conditioning provider, to Dr. Izuh Obinelo. CAC is a 25-person company, established in 1972, that focuses on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) projects throughout Massachusetts. The […]





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South Street Landing Redevelopment Nearing Completion

South Street Landing Redevelopment Nearing Completion

| February 22, 2017

Providence, RI – Arden Engineering Constructors and Unique Metal Works, subsidiaries of Arden Building Companies, provided complete mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and sheet metal services for the South Street Landing Redevelopment Project, a large-scale Gilbane endeavor that is slated for completion later this year. The project consists of three separate scopes (one commercial, one residential, one parking garage). […]





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Three LEED Credits Worth Reading

Three LEED Credits Worth Reading

| February 22, 2017

                      by Heidi Jandris and Jennifer Wagner This blog is part of a two-part series. Part 1 of this series is titled “Concrete Masonry is Sustainable” and was published in High Profile’s green issue in November 2016. In part 1 of this two-part blog series, […]





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BELIMO HQ Receives LEED Gold

BELIMO HQ Receives LEED Gold

| February 22, 2017

                      Designed by SLAM Danbury, CT – BELIMO America’s North American headquarters in Danbury has received LEED Gold certification. Perched on its new 34-acre site, the 195,000sf facility, designed by The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM), comprises 129,000sf of logistics and manufacturing space, 15,000sf of test labs, […]





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MEC Installs Tower at Mystic Generating Station

MEC Installs Tower at Mystic Generating Station

| February 21, 2017

Charlestown, MA – MEC Power Group, the high-voltage utility division of McDonald Electrical, has recently furnished and installed an 85-ft. H-frame 345kV tower structure at Mystic Generating Station to increase the ground clearance of an existing 345kV transmission line. The structure, set on concrete spread footings, is designed to support the existing 795 ACSR conductors and […]





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Education Is the Key

Education Is the Key

| February 29, 2016

Editors note: News and information about the Eastern Massachusetts plumbing industry can be found in a monthly newsletter, “The Pipeline,” published by “Massplumbers” Plumbers and Gasfitters local 12. The following is an excerpt from the January 2016 “Pipeline.” We may be in the midst of winnowing candidates to nominate for president of the United States, […]





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Performance Guarantees and Flexible Financing for Energy Retrofit Projects Through NECA’s Energy Conservation and Performance Platform (ECAP)

Performance Guarantees and Flexible Financing for Energy Retrofit Projects Through NECA’s Energy Conservation and Performance Platform (ECAP)

| February 26, 2016

by Glenn Kingsbury   Building owners planning energy retrofit projects have the bottom-line concern of improving their building’s energy performance; that is, lowering energy consumption and operating costs. Above all, they seek to have a performance guarantee of the energy savings the retrofit project will achieve. The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has come up […]





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