In Brief

Haberberger Inc., a full-service mechanical contracting company based in St. Louis, has completed work on two separate projects at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis as part of the building's expansion and ongoing renovations. Haberberger was recruited to install new HVAC piping in the new six-story bank tower as part of the first project, which got underway in March 2007. The company also recently

  • Haberberger Inc., a full-service mechanical contracting company based in St. Louis, has completed work on two separate projects at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis as part of the building's expansion and ongoing renovations. Haberberger was recruited to install new HVAC piping in the new six-story bank tower as part of the first project, which got underway in March 2007. The company also recently completed renovation work on the bank's 6th floor.

  • American Standard has launched two online tools that promote water conservation by personalizing the experience for users. The Water Savings Calculator is an online tool that allows users to estimate how many gallons of water, they can save by converting to various water-efficient fixtures and faucets. The Rebate Locator provides a current listing of water conservation rebates available throughout the United States. Both are available at www.americanstandard-us.com/waterefficiency.

  • Comfort Systems USA has announced that it has acquired Delcard Associates Inc., a full service commercial HVAC company based in Wilmington, Del. Delcard had 2007 revenues of approximately $45 million. Comfort Systems is a premier provider of business solutions addressing workplace comfort, with 74 locations in 59 cities around the nation.

  • On Aug. 12, Uponor broke ground in celebration of its new 285,000-sq.ft. distribution center, located in Lakeville, Minn., a suburb south of the Twin Cities. The new building, which will house Uponor's primary North American distribution operations, is a build-to-suit facility leased from commercial building developer First Industrial Realty Trust, based in Chicago.

  • Athletes in Beijing for the 2008 Olympic Games stayed at a first-of-its-kind, environmentally friendly Olympic Village. The temporary home to 17,000 athletes has been awarded LEED-Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council under its pilot LEED for Neighborhood Development certification program. It is the first Olympic Village to receive LEED certification, and as part of the pilot program, it is one of only eight developments - and the first international project - to thus far achieve certification under LEED for Neighborhood Development.