Building HVAC Recommendations for COVID-19
The science on the transmission of the COVID-19, or SARS-CoV-2, continues to evolve. At VHV, we are continuing to monitor the latest recommendations and guidelines to best serve our employees as well as our customers.
Veteran Jobs in the Construction Industry in Vermont & New Hampshire
There are many reasons why the construction industry is one of the big employers of veterans. As our country and our region continue to build and grow, vets are qualified and skilled candidates that are needed in the construction field.
Since the early 2000s, more and more resources have been created to support jobs for vets in the construction...
The Importance of CETP Certification for VHV Employees
Even with the recent proliferation of natural gas lines in Vermont, propane remains an important fuel for the operations and heating of commercial and industrial buildings, as well as laboratories, manufacturing and processing plants in our region.
Changing the Societal Stigma Around Trades
For many decades, trades have been seen as the avenue people pursue when college or university isn’t a good fit. Attending a college or a university is seen as the appropriate next step after high school, one that will land you a good paying job and the skills needed to make it in the real world. Not everyone will benefit from a college education,...
3 Ways Technology is Improving Construction Industry Safety
One in ten construction-site workers are injured every year, according to OSHA. What’s more, in 2017, twenty percent of private sector worker fatalities were in the construction industry.
While construction safety has vastly improved over the years, the industry still has work to do. Protecting employees should be every firm’s top priority, and...
GMCR Project Report
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Essex Plant
The 468,100 sf GMCR Essex Plant featured in this Project Report was completed in August, 2013, with a total project cost of $30 million.
This award-winning project received recognition from The Association of Energy Engineers, New England Chapter, for Outstanding Energy Project New Construction and an...
6 Questions to Expect from Your HVAC/R Contractor
When you begin a service contract, your HVAC partner should ask a series of questions, to best gauge the requirements of your system and the facility. We've provided these questions below for two reasons.
Working with an HVAC/R Service Contractor
Whether you oversee the operations at a single facility or are in charge of several locations, it can be overwhelming to stay on top of HVACR maintenance.