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2014-08-28 23:13:34

Merger to Improve Value for Aeroseal Dealers and CI Members and Ultimately Assist HVAC Professionals Succeed in an Evolving Industry Centerville, OH (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Aeroseal LLC, the owner and licensee of aeroseal duct sealing technology, has acquired Comfort Institute (CI), a leading provider of home performance equipment and training for the HVAC industry. The acquisition combines the two organization’s expertise to immediately create the HVAC industry’s most complete and...

2014-08-18 08:30:40

Midwest's Preeminent Non-Profit Organization of Home Energy Pros Has Helped Thousands of Homeowners and Builders Since 2004 CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Homebuilding in Illinois has come a long way since 2004. Back then, the state had no uniform building code at all, and now Illinois enforces one of the most excellent energy codes in the world. Every home built from Chicago to St. Louis is required to be designed for energy efficiency, and tested for airtightness and duct...

2014-07-23 23:12:30

Company’s New HomeSeal Duct Sealing System Gives HVAC Businesses an Easy and Affordable Means of Adding Profitable Duct Sealing Services for Residential Customers Centerville, OH (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Aeroseal was recognized for excellence in product design in the 11th annual Dealer Design Awards Program sponsored by The Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News magazine. An independent panel of contractors acted as judges in the contest that had 92 entries. The company’s...

2014-05-28 23:09:04

BPI is proud to announce the launch of the BPI GoldStar Contractor program, a company-wide credentialing program that recognizes and rewards home performance contractors committed to the principle that quality is profitable and can set them apart in the marketplace. Malta, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 BPI is proud to announce the launch of the BPI GoldStar Contractor program, a companywide credentialing program that recognizes and rewards home performance contractors committed to the principle...

2014-05-15 23:05:06

Connecticut HVAC specialists receive prestigious award for outstanding service, customer satisfaction, and environmental awareness. Milford, CT (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 For the second time in as many years, Climate Partners is the recipient of the ENERGY STAR Century Club Award. The Milford-based home heating and cooling specialists were awarded this honor by the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency. The award is presented to contractors using a “whole-house...

2014-04-30 23:11:58

CakeSystems is offering training and a 30-day Premium Subscription for its easy-to-use in-home energy Audit Module to Indow Windows contractors. Portland, OR (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 CakeSystems, a leading provider of energy-efficiency modeling software, is partnering with Indow Windows to bring homeowners the most innovative solution to drafty windows on the market today. Indow Windows creates such value that CakeSystems wanted to help homeowners and home performance contractors model the...

2014-04-29 23:10:20

Building Performance Institute (BPI) has partnered with CakeSystems to collect and store data to fulfill BPI’s role as the first national U.S. DOE Home Energy Score Partner. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) announced last February the launch of a national rating program to provide customers in existing homes with an affordable, easy to understand rating of their home that can be combined with a comprehensive home energy audit. BPI is...

2014-04-08 08:24:53

Building efficiency platform confirms impressive savings for leading affordable housing provider BOSTON and SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WegoWise, a building intelligence provider, today announced its measurement and verification business surged 77 percent in the last year. WegoWise now measures energy savings for more than 2,100 building upgrades and retrofits. "The strong growth of WegoWise's measurement and verification services reflect an evolving efficiency...

2014-02-25 23:23:09

BPI Launches Home Rating Program Using DOE’s Home Energy Score Malta, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Today the Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) announced the launch of a national rating program to provide customers with an affordable, easy to understand rating of their home that can be combined with a comprehensive home energy audit. The BPI Rating Program is now available in Florida, which last July recognized BPI as one of a select group of organizations authorized to provide...

2014-02-24 23:25:00

The Appraisal Panel session provides an overview of the real estate appraisal process and describes new success with recognized valuations for high-performance projects; accepted industry guidelines and methods for assigning value utilizing HERS Audits for quantification. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The 2014 RESNET Building Performance Conference is the premier national forum on home energy ratings, existing home retrofits, building codes and energy policy. The 2014 conference...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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