The number of local Win and Noland companies earning Six Star status in Winsupply’s Standard of Excellence program grew to 39 in fiscal year 2016,up from 35 last year. In fiscal year 2014, the program’s first year , only 13 companies achieved Six Star status. The Standard of Excellence program incents local companies and their employees to enhance The Win Family of Companies brand, increase local company profitability and bring more value to customers.
The Modine Innovation Tour is headed our way with some of the most exciting products in the HVAC industry. Get hands-on experience with their latest packaged rooftop systems, classroom solutions, residential/light commercial geothermal systems and unit heaters. Plus, they will be offering CEU/NATE-accredited courses right at the event.
The House on the Cliff by GilBartolome Architects, in Granada, Spain is buried into the side of a cliff. It has a concrete roof that is 16 inches thick that “allows for a magnificent mix of insulation and thermal inertia.” It maintains an interior temperature of 19.5°C [67°F] year round without additional heating or cooling.
The construction of the House on the Cliff relies heavily on craftsmanship and local labor. The house was to be built during the worst possible financial crisis on Spain, with 26% of unemployment in our country, and close to 36% unemployment rates in the region where the house was built. In this social context we decided to avoid machine made industrial construction systems and develop an architecture that is based on many hours of labor.
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