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DOE Proposes Revised Commercial Furnace Efficiency Standards
January 30, 2015

DOE has issued a pre-publication version of a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) regarding amended efficiency standards for commercial warm air furnaces.

ASHRAE Issues Call for Comments - Standard 120-2008
January 30, 2015

ASHRAE invites comments on the public review drafts of ASHRAE Standard 2008R, Method of Testing to Determine Flow Resistance of HVAC Ducts and Fittings.

AHRI Announces Approval of Standard 1330-2014
January 29, 2015

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute’s (AHRI) Heating Standards Subcommittee (HSS) has announced the completion of its review of AHRI Standard 1330P.

Thermal Storage Water Heater Legislation Moves Closer to Law
January 29, 2015

The U.S.Senate has approved regulatory relief for thermal storage water heaters.

New Edition of "Limitation-of-Liability Case Index" Available
January 28, 2015

The Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) has published a new edition of Limitation-of-Liability Case Index, an important legal reference conveying in lay terms the results of 75 cases where the legality of…

EPA To Hold Regional Hearing
January 28, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a regional hearing on new smog protections.

DOE Issues Revised Efficiency Test Procedures
January 27, 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Federal Register notice of final rule revising efficiency test procedures.

“Vinyl Saves Lives” Booth and Demo at NPE2015
January 27, 2015

To demonstrate how plastics, and specifically PVC or vinyl, saves lives, SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association, and its affiliate, the Flexible Vinyl Alliance, will feature a special booth at NPE2015…

AHRI Launches New Certification Program
January 26, 2015

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced a new certification program for active chilled beams.

DOE Extends Comment Period For Energy Standards
January 23, 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Federal Register notice extending the comment period for the notice of data availability regarding energy conservation standards for …

Capital Equipment Sales & Service Company Appointed New Representative
January 23, 2015

Capital Equipment Sales & Service Company has recently been appointed the new Virginia representative for two leading manufacturers

Zero-Energy Buildings Is Focus of National Forum
January 22, 2015

The New Buildings Institute, the National Association of State Energy Officials, and the Rocky Mountain Institute will host a 2015 Getting to Zero National Forum on February 1-3 in Washington, D.C.

Free Technical Seminar Offered at AHR Expo
January 21, 2015

AHRI, ASHRAE, and the China Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Industry Association will hold a technical seminar at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago in conjunction with the AHR Expo.

Grant Used to Develop Self-Centering Beam
January 20, 2015

Traditionally, designing buildings to withstand earthquakes has focused on protecting the lives of building occupants…

National Academies Communication Awards Nominations Now Being Accepted
January 19, 2015

The Keck Futures Initiative – a program of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine, with the support of the W.M. Keck Foundation – will award four $20,000 prizes in 2015 to…

2014 Safety Statistics and Awards Program Launched
January 16, 2015

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association launched its 2014 Safety Statistics and Awards (SSA) Program recently, inviting the entire plastics industry to contribute their information…

Registration Open for SWE’s 2015 Online Conference
January 15, 2015

Registration is now open for the Society of Women Engineers’ (SWE) 2015 Online Conference.

Leadership Skills Honed at IEEE
January 14, 2015

Student officers from across the southeastern region traveled to Petersburg, Virginia to sharpen their leadership skills at the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Region 3…

Group A Code Change Deadline Extended
January 13, 2015

The International Code Council (ICC) has recently announced they are extending the deadline for Group A Code Change Proposal Submissions to January 14th at 11:59 PST.

On-Demand Sessions Available from the 2014 GBA Fall Conference
January 12, 2015

Watch these presentations and more from the 2014 GBA Fall Conference today!

Global Conference On Pavement Management Scheduled
January 8, 2015

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute will host approximately 400 transportation experts from around the world at the ninth International Conference on Managing Pavement Assets to be held in Arlington, Virginia, this May 18 through 21.

Cadets Tour VCU MNE Facilities
January 7, 2015

Marking the preparatory step in the VCU-VMI Summer Undergraduate Research Program, cadets from the prestigious Virginia Military Institute (VMI) toured Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering (MNE) facilities…

2014 Report On Water Quality Issued
January 6, 2015

Virginia’s 2014 water quality report provides detailed information on more than 1,200 watersheds in the Commonwealth, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced recently.

FRC Virginia Regional 2015 Scheduled
January 5, 2015

Join in the fun and cheer on over 60 high school teams from up and down the East coast as they compete for two days at Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU’s) Stuart C. Siegel Center. “The varsity Sport for the Mind,” FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC)…


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