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Over $1 Million in Recovery Act funding given to Urbana company

It was announced by Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) Friday that Creative Thermal Solutions, Inc. in Urbana, Illinois, would receive $1,010,611 in funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

It was announced Friday by Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) that Creative Thermal Solutions, Inc. in Urbana, Illinois, would receive $1,010,611 in funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

The funding is to be used for research in ways to increase heating, ventilation and air conditioning system efficiency. It will also be used to study technologies which apply to refrigeration and air conditioning, it said in a press release issued by Durbin.

“This funding is an investment in the effort to reduce the carbon footprint of Illinois residents and businesses,” Durbin said in a press release. “It will help create the technologies and products that that will drive us toward a greener economy.”

On Friday, more than $76 million in Recovery Act awards were announced nationwide by the Department of Energy. These awards are to be used to make nation’s buildings energy efficient and cost-effective.

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