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Aug 15, 2023

Senate committee votes down proposal to adopt new state building code

The proposal to update Wisconsin's building code to the 2021 International Code Council was rejected by a state senate committee.

Jul 21, 2023

Contractors cite cost increases with new state building code, but HVAC engineers say it will save money

State officials are poised to adopt 2021 International Building Code. Wisconsin uses the 2015 international code.

Inc. Magazine's 2022 list of 5,000 fastest-growing companies
Aug 16, 2022

Three Wisconsin construction companies among fastest growing in U.S., according to Inc.’s 5000 list this year

Three Wisconsin construction firms were among the fastest-growing companies in the state, according to Inc. Magazine's 2022 list of 5,000 fastest-growing companies across the U.S. released on Tuesday.

Oct 26, 2020

CornerStone One acquires HVAC contractor W.H. Jacklin Inc.

Brookfield-based CornerStone One has expanded its commercial portfolio to include HVAC operations with the acquisition of W.H. Jacklin Inc., Milwaukee.

Mar 10, 2017

Experts urge building designers, operators to be ‘cyber’ smart

It’s no longer good enough to put up “smart” buildings. Experts in cyber security say buildings that have automated systems to control room temperatures, ventilation and other environmental conditions must also be "cyber" smart in order to be safe from hacking.

Dec 21, 2016

Furnace installed hours before house exploded

Fire officials in Chippewa County say a furnace had been installed in a house under construction just hours before an explosion destroyed the structure.

Sep 15, 2014

Johnson Controls shakes up heating, cooling unit

Johnson Controls said Monday that it is reorganizing its building efficiency business to drive growth.

Jun 20, 2014

Stoughton company loses appeal against ASHRAE

A federal judge upheld the tossing of a years-long lawsuit Friday that pitted a Stoughton-based company against a standard-setting heating and air-conditioning organization.

Apr 16, 2014

Johnson Controls buying air distribution business

Johnson Controls, which makes both automotive and building systems, said Wednesday that it's buying Air Distribution Technologies from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for about $1.6 billion.

Apr 8, 2014

HVAC repairs weigh on Milwaukee library

Milwaukee Central Library representatives predict the air-handling units in the building’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning system should last about 30 years.

Feb 28, 2014

How to prevent a subcontractor security breach

Investigations into Minneapolis-based Target Corp.’s massive data breach are ongoing, but a recent report by security reporter Brian Krebs highlights the potential role of one of the retailer’s subcontractors, Fazio Mechanical Services, an HVAC company that provides heating and ventilation services.

Dec 16, 2013

Mighty ducts

Jake Anderson (left) and Jake Olson, both employees of Butters-Fetting Co. Inc., Milwaukee, install HVAC ducting Dec. 2 at Immanuel Presbyterian Church in Milwaukee.


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