Lennox Solar Unit Designed to Last

DALLAS — For the 110 years they’ve been around, Lennox has always strived to innovate.

Kicked off with the development of the first riveted steel furnace in 1895, the Dallas-based HVAC manufacturer and distributor continues its innovation goals with the recent announcement of their new solar-powered, renewable energy rooftop unit.

The SunSource commercial energy system rooftop unit requires no changes to a building’s electrical system and the panels do not have to be laid out on any particular grid, according to company officials.

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Texas Tech Starts $45 Million Res. Hall Project

LUBBOCK, Texas — As a result of significant increases in enrollment, Texas Tech University recently broke ground on a new $45 million, 178,000-square-foot residence hall slated for completion before the fall 2012 semester.

The project was designed by Texas-based BOKA Powell LLC, a full-service architectural design, planning and interior design firm, with Austin Commercial serving as the contractor.

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