FVB Energy Inc.(Minneapolis) is the new name of the company formerly known asKattner/FVB District Energy Inc., company officials recently announced. The FVB group of companies has performed energy consulting work in 21 countries. The change to FVB Energy Inc. aligns the firm's name with parent company FVB Inc. of Sweden and reflects an expansion of the company's planning, engineering and management consulting services beyond the district energy arena.

The company also announced the promotions of John F. (Jack) Kattner, P.E., to chief executive officer, and Edmonton's Robert A. Doyle, M.Sc., P.Eng., to chief operating officer.