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ABB to sell Thomas & Betts HVAC business to Nortek

March 21, 2014

ABB has signed an agreement to divest the Thomas & Betts’ HVAC business for $260 million in an all-cash transaction to Nortek, Inc.


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Construction employment increases over previous year

March 20, 2014

Construction employment expanded in 195 metro areas, declined in 90, and was stagnant in 54 between January 2013 and January 2014, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.


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Proposed energy bill recognizes third-party HVACR certification

March 19, 2014

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute is applauding the introduction of H.R.4219, which would amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act.


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ASHRAE publishes updated BACnet standard

March 18, 2014

New tests and test improvements are now included in the newly published version of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135.1-2013, Method of Test for Conformance to BACnet.


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DOE recognizes Staples for energy efficiency efforts

March 17, 2014

The Department of Energy is applauding Staples for its energy efficiency measures at the Coppell Fulfillment Center near Dallas.


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Veterans’ charity benefits from AGC

March 13, 2014

Las Vegas-based Horses 4 Heroes opened a new facility at the historic Tule Springs Ranch thanks to help from the Associated General Contractors of America.


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LG Electronics scores Energy Star ‘Most Efficient’ recognition

March 11, 2014

LG Electronics USA announced that 14 of its duct-free LG air-conditioning models have achieved the Energy Star “Most Efficient” 2014 designation.


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Construction jobs in February reach highest level since June 2009

March 7, 2014

According to the Associated General Contractors of America, construction employers added 15,000 workers to payrolls in February despite harsh winter working conditions.


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ASHRAE seeks papers for 2015 Winter Conference

March 6, 2014

ASHRAE is currently looking for papers for its 2015 Winter Conference in Chicago, Jan. 24-28.


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AGC set to launch private insurance exchange

March 5, 2014

The Associated General Contractors of America is set to debut “The AGC Alternative: A Private Insurance Exchange.”


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