Mechanical Hub Team

If you follow the construction industry, you’ll have noticed the current buzz around alternative project delivery. This term refers to integrated project delivery (IPD), design-build (DB) and construction-manager-at-risk (CMAR) approaches, which all differ from the traditional design-bid-build process. These three distinct approaches, which we’ll explore in more detail below, have arisen in response to project Read more

Atlanta — ASHRAE announced its 2018 Undergraduate Program Equipment Grants, encompassing a group of 25 undergraduate projects led by students from around the world. The awarded grants total more than $113,000 and will help the winning students to complete undergraduate projects. The Undergraduate Program Equipment Grants is an ASHRAE program that provides grants to engineering Read more

Falls Church, Va. — Recognizing excellence in the HVACR industry, Rheem has partnered with the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) to sponsor the association’s 2018 HVAC Contractor of the Year Award. The only global manufacturer to design and produce heating, cooling, water heating, pool/spa heating and commercial refrigeration products, Rheem is proud to support this prestigious Read more

Washington—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced at a meeting with water sector associations that the deadline to submit letters of interest for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans has been extended to July 31, 2018. Administrator Pruitt also sent a letter highlighting the deadline extension to governors of 56 Read more

Eric Dean, General President of the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s speech on drug prices: The building trades unions enjoy a long and productive relationship with the biopharmaceutical industry that creates jobs for our members. In addition to relying on skilled union Read more