A Penton Publication www.contractormag.com SEPTEMBER 2012
PLUMBING | PIPING | HYDRONICS | RADIANT | BATH/KITCHEN | TECHNOLOGY | TOOLS | TRUCKS | GREEN | MANAGEMENT
At left, the exterior, and at right, the mechanical room of Jim Patterson's home
with a ClimateMaster heat pump, Taco circulator and Navien tankless unit.
How green is my valley?
The Owner of Orchard Valley Heating & Cooling turns
his own home into a green systems laboratory
BY STEVE SPAULDING OF CONTRACTOR'S STAFF
SOUTHAMPTON, MASS. — Jim
Patterson has been the sole owner
of Orchard Valley Heating and
Cooling for the past eight years.
Patterson has made a name for his
company by specializing in high-
efficiency heating and cooling
systems. He is NATE certified in
six categories of HVAC service and
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