Volume 4, Issue Number 4 April  17, 2008

U.S. EPA Approves Registration Of Antimicrobial Copper Alloys

Copper, brass and bronze kill pathogens—including “superbug” MRSA—responsible for hospital- and community-acquired infections.

NEW YORK—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the registration of antimicrobial copper alloys, with public health claims. These public health claims acknowledge that copper, brass and bronze are capable of killing harmful, potentially deadly bacteria. Copper is the first solid surface material to receive this type of EPA registration, which is supported by extensive antimicrobial efficacy testing.

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New McQuay Modular Central Plants Provide Lower Installed Costs & Efficient Operation

New McQuay modular central plants are pre-engineered and pre-assembled for simplified onsite installation. The factory-assembled units cost less per ton to build compared to traditional site-built plants, while the energy-efficient design helps reduce operating costs. Competitive installed and operating costs make McQuay modular central plants ideal for new construction and expansion projects where fast-track completion schedules or minimal interruption to cooling are priorities.

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Newly Released Studies Confirm Energy Savings Significant In LEED, ENERGY STAR Buildings

Two recently released studies, one by the New Buildings Institute (NBI) and one by CoStar Group, have validated what the green building community has known all along: third-party certified buildings outperform their conventional counterparts across a wide variety of metrics, including energy savings, occupancy rates, sale price and rental rates.

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This Highly Engineered Take-Off Brings A New Meaning To “Hi Efficiency”.

This Highly Engineered Take-Off Brings A New Meaning To “Hi Efficiency”. The Super HETO’s body is pressed from a single piece of steel giving it perfectly smooth radius corners. For more information contact Sheet Metal Connectors, Inc. at 800-328-1966. Visit www.smcduct.com

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Need Gloves? SMACNA Members Are Eligible For The Banom-SMACNA Contractor Price

Contact your local distributor and mention you are a SMACNA member and ask for the Banom-SMACNA contract price. Questions? Contact Griff Hughes at Banom – 800-227-7694. www.banom.com

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