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Eight ways to reduce humid summer air in your Connecticut home

In Connecticut, we’re all too familiar with muggy summer days and sticky summer nights. When that heavy air fills your home, it’s hard to think of anything other than how uncomfortable it makes you feel. But there are ways to keep home moisture to a minimum so you can stay comfortable and prevent long-term problems associated with having over-damp air in your home – mold, for example. Here are eight tips to taming home humidity in the months to come: Keep air moving – When possible, keep windows open – even slightly: A cross breeze will help humid air in your home to […]

Kateri Callahan Named New President and CEO of CMC Energy Services

CMC Energy Services announced the appointment of Kateri Callahan as President and CEO effective April 2. Callahan will succeed Eileen McGinnis, who is stepping down after 10 years of building CMC into a nationally recognized and respected energy efficiency services company.

CMC Energy Services Acquires Clean Markets

Ft. Washington, Pennsylvania (February 5, 2018) — CMC Energy Services (CMC), a leader in the energy conservation industry and a certified Women’s Business Enterprise, announced today the acquisition of Philadelphia-based Clean Markets.

Company-Wide Food Drive Yields Record-Breaking Donations

CMC Energy Services’ annual food drive held last month reached a new company record, thanks to the efforts of employees from across locations who supported the hunger needs of the local communities where CMC offices are located.

The Real Cost of Holiday Lights

It’s that time of year when homes of all sizes are draped in lights of all colors.  While the varying decorative displays can be eye-catching and uplifting, they can also be costly. According to CMC Field Supervisor Ralph Valente, who is based in the company’s Connecticut location, one choice about holiday lights that has the most impact on budget is wattage. In fact, consumers can save up to $200 by using LED lights. Valente recently compiled some enlightening analysis on the cost differential between incandescent and LED holiday string lights. His research is based on a 60-day schedule of lighting […]

CMC Contributes to Community College of Philadelphia Curriculum

CMC QC Supervisor Nick Skari  was invited to attend the Advisory Board Meeting for the Building Science (BS) Program at the Community College of Philadelphia (CCP).  The meeting, held last month, was the inaugural meeting of the board to discuss student enrollment, academic performance, employment, and connections with local organizations. The goal was to provide input on how to improve and grow the program and form academic-professional partnerships.  The meeting was attended by academic professionals as well as a variety of outside organizations including: The City of Philadelphia Energy Office, Clean Air Council, ClearResult, ECA, Delaware Valley Green Building Council, […]

CMC Techs Keep Chimneys Safe this Holiday Season and Throughout the Year

December may be the month when chimneys are more top-of-mind than usual—especially for those waiting for Santa— but CMC Energy Services professionals understand year-round the importance of the chimney to a home and the necessity for its safe upkeep. According to Program Supervisor Steven Cobb, who oversees CMC’s comprehensive support of County Weatherization Assistance Programs in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, chimney blockage or misalignment can lead to exhaust gasses backing up and entering the home through the draft hood. “This is a very dangerous situation, so our technicians do a variety of tests to ensure that this is not happening […]

Professional Development Program Celebrates First Class of Participants

CMC Energy Services recently concluded its first full year of implementing a newly created Professional Development Program (PDP), which provided select employees with an opportunity to strengthen their leadership skills through two sessions of multi-day workshops, team-building and networking activities.

CMC Delivers PPL Electric’s Inaugural Energy Savings Day

CMC staff members celebrated the Halloween weekend at the YWCA in Hazleton, PA to support PPL’s first ever Energy Savings Day which attracted more than 500 kids, dressed for Halloween fun, their families and community leaders.

CMC Honors Veterans That Have Served Community and Country

As today marks Veterans Day, CMC Energy Services salutes those who have served in the nation’s armed forces and who now work for the company. Senior IT Manager Kevin Terry served in the Electronic Warfare Division of the U.S.