Details about contracts awarded, and other industry news.
Toronto-based Danfoss Heating appointed Holbrook-Associated , Rockland, Mass., as the
company's sales representative and stocking agent in the New England market.
America announced a strategic alliance designed to broaden the reach of energy
management strategies. Technology from Herman Miller's subsidiary Convia Inc. will be embedded into Wiremold wire and cable management systems from Legrand.
Plains, N.Y.-based Malcolm Pirnie received three awards for projects entered in
the American Academy of Environmental Engineers' (AAEE) 2009 Excellence in
Environmental Engineering competition. The competition recognizes excellence in
environmental engineering. AAEE presented Malcolm Pirnie with the Grand Award
for Operations & Management for a project helping the New York State
Thruway and the New York State Canal Corp. The firm received an Honor Award in
Planning for its work at the Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah. Additionally,
the firm received an Honor Award in the Small Projects category for the Seneca
Lake State Park, in Geneva, N.Y.
Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls Inc . and the Boston Medical Center were honored by the New
England Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers for the Best Energy
Project-Medical Facilities . The award was based on the $1.2 million in energy
savings from the infrastructure renewal and energy conservation improvements at
Boston Medical Center. Additionally, Johnson Controls Inc. entered into an
energy savings performance contract with Madison County Schools in western
North Carolina. The self-funded Johnson Controls program is expected to yield
more than $5.9 million in energy savings over 15 years with the incorporation
of facility improvements and behavior modification strategies.
Mo.-based Fike announced the acquisition of axonX LLC, a developer of video
image flame and smoke detection technologies. Fike and axonX will continue to
market the product line under the SigniFire brand.
received a contract for the installation of a new cooling tower for Smith
International Inc. in Houston. Gowan will be responsible for the installation
of a new, more energy efficient 16,000-ton, four-cell coolilng tower that will
include four pumps with variable frequency drives.