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Emerson Thermostats Help Contractors Fill Home Technology Gap.
New Emerson 80 Series thermostats offer high-end standard features and easy installation

Forty percent of home thermostats are more than five years old according to a survey of homeowners conducted by Emerson (NYSE: EMR). With the rapid development of the thermostat market in the last five years, these homes are now in a technology gap that contactors can help fill with Emerson’s new 80 Series thermostat line.


Cyndi Marshall, California Chapter Executive, Receives SMACNA’s Special Legislative Service Award.
“The Special Legislative Service Award is one of the highest legislative honors a contractor or chapter executive may earn within the organization,” announced 2016 SMACNA President Guy Gast. “This award recognizes Cyndi Marshall as a long-standing, dedicated legislative and political leader since entering our industry as a chapter executive more than two decades ago.” <<read complete story>>


California Faucets adds third facility to accommodate continuing growth.
To meet continued and accelerating growth, California Faucets has recently expanded its operations to include a third manufacturing facility. The new building that opened on December 1, 2016 is located near the company’s current headquarters in Huntington Beach. Adding 20,000 square feet of additional space, the new facility will significantly boost production and warehousing capacity, thus enabling the company to scale up for anticipated future growth. <<read complete story>>






Simplify rooftop unit trouble shooting with Fault Detection and Diagnostics from Champion® HVAC.
With Fault Detection and Diagnostics (FDD) from the Champion® brand of Johnson Controls, contractors can configure, commission and troubleshoot packaged units faster; engineers can confidently confirm specifications; and building owners can cut energy and service costs.
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Northwest Sees Strong Energy Efficiency Performance in 2015.
NEEA’s Annual Report highlights role of collaboration, innovation in accelerating energy efficiency
On behalf of more than 140 Northwest utilities, the Bonneville Power Administration and the Energy Trust of Oregon, the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) has released its 2015 Annual Report.
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TA² Series Compressor Delivers High Efficiency in a Compact Envelope.

Tecumseh is pleased to announce the launch of the TA², a high efficiency household refrigerator compressor with a cooling capacity of 300 to 800 Btu/h that is optimized for use with eco-friendly hydrocarbon refrigerant R600a (Isobutene). The TA2 series compressor delivers a 20% improvement in efficiency in comparison to its predecessor, a key factor for household refrigerator manufacturers. This is especially important considering the new mandated and voluntary energy requirements being imposed across the globe.


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