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Mar 25, 2013

American Capital acquires HVAC company

American Capital Ltd., of Bethesda, a publicly traded private equity and global asset management firm focused on middle-market investments, has led a buyout of Service Experts LLC, a Texas-based provider of sales, installation, maintenance and repair of HVAC systems for the residential and light commercial markets.

Oct 29, 2012

Private service providers poised for action around Hurricane Sandy

Early responders from the private sector in Maryland say they are poised to go into action if and when flooding and power outages occur as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Teams of plumbers, heating specialists, tree surgeons and electricians said they remained on standby Monday morning as the storm began to batter the East Coast. […]

Apr 27, 2012

An expensive lesson about paint … and sprinkler systems

We had the storefront. It was ours. But we needed to do some work to truly make it our space, representing the brand we were establishing. If you are an entrepreneur watching your dollars like we were, then you’re going to figure out what renovations you can do – or hire a friend to help […]

Oct 31, 2011

Anne Arundel offers incentives for green homes

John Hamblin didn’t have to think twice when asked what he liked most about his new green home in Gambrills. And no, it’s not the native landscaping surrounding the property or the granite countertops in the kitchen. Rather, it’s the energy-saving heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. After all, he’s an HVAC nerd. “They sealed […]

Sep 16, 2011

St. Paul’s new Fisher Hall awarded LEED Gold certification

Fisher Hall, the new library and student commons building at St. Paul’s School, has been awarded  LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, one of fewer than 5,000 buildings in the world to receive the status. Fisher Hall has a photovoltaic rooftop and a geothermal heating and cooling system, an HVAC system that […]

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