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Ice River Springs and Eversource Partner for Energy Savings

Ice River Springs and Eversource Partner for Energy Savings

| February 20, 2018

  Pittsfield, MA – For Ice River Springs, sustainability and reducing its carbon footprint are two key elements in the company’s corporate strategy. “We strive every day to reduce our environmental impact,” said Ice River Springs plant manager Mark Gott. “We aim to innovate and are always looking for new ways to recycle, reduce energy […]

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Fire Protection System Design Standards for Higher Education Applications

Fire Protection System Design Standards for Higher Education Applications

| February 20, 2018

by Carson Cook Engineering design standards play an important role in the design and construction of building mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems. Many academic institutions publish design standards that cover a range of criteria, including preferred manufacturers and performance criteria. Such standards however often focus heavily upon MEP systems with limited or no requirements […]

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Solect Energy Helps Save $20 Million with Solar

Solect Energy Helps Save $20 Million with Solar

| February 15, 2018

Hopkinton, MA – Solect Energy, a commercial-scale installer of solar energy systems, is seeing an acceleration of solar energy adoption by municipalities, schools, and nonprofits across Massachusetts. Working in conjunction with PowerOptions, an energy-buying consortium in the region, Solect has already installed 4.2 megawatts (MW) for various schools, nonprofits, and municipalities and is on track […]

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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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