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Competition Seeks Visionary Ideas for the Future
March 6, 2015

Face the Future, a gathering of many of the world’s top futurists and thought-leaders -in Albuquerque, NM on May 4 – 6 has announced the launch of FTF Ignites…

ASCC DCC Seventh Annual Award Winners Announced
March 5, 2015

The Decorative Concrete Council, a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors, St. Louis, Mo., has announced the winners of its seventh annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition.

DiscoverE’s Global Marathon Kicks Off March 9th
March 5, 2015

The Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering & Technology kicks off on Monday, March 9th at 11:00 am (ET), with an opening keynote by Megan Smith…

ASHRAE Updates Publications - Standard 34-2013
March 4, 2015

Addenda a through n to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 34-2013, Designation and Safety Classification of Refrigerants, are now available to download.

International Montreal Protocol Meetings in 2015 Announced
March 3, 2015

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and the HVACR and water industry are focused on the November 1-5, 2015 Meeting of the Parties (MOP) to the Montreal Protocol.

National Engineers Week Features Competition to Find “The Next MacGyver” – a Female Engineer
March 3, 2015

In celebration of National Engineers Week, the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering (USC Viterbi), in collaboration with The MacGyver Foundation and Lee Zlotoff…

The Outlook of Holographic Video Displays
March 2, 2015

Holographic video displays, featuring three-dimensional images, are about to “go large” and become a lot more affordable at the same time, thanks to the work of a team of…

Switchgrass Found To Remove PCBs
March 2, 2015

University of Iowa researchers have found a type of grass that was once a staple of the American prairie can remove soil laden with PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), toxic chemicals once used for cooling and other industrial purposes.

Studying Solutions For E-Waste
March 2, 2015

The reluctance to part with mobile phones, laptops and other gizmos – sometimes referred to as “gadget hoarding” – is part of a larger and more troubling issue: managing electronic waste, or e-waste.

NAFA Announces 2015 Technical Seminar
February 27, 2015

The National Air Filtration Association (NAFA®) has announced its upcoming Technical Seminar – TECH2015, to be held April 15 – 17, 2015 in Dallas, Texas.

Demo at NPE2015 Poised to Enhance View of Plastics
February 27, 2015

A special demonstration in March at one of the world’s largest international trade shows could change worldwide perceptions about plastics in a very positive way, according to SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association.

NAB Announces 2015 Engineering Achievement Awards
February 26, 2015

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced the 2015 recipients of the NAB Engineering Achievement Awards.

National Plastics Center Awards $200,000 in Support of PlastiVan™ Program
February 26, 2015

The National Plastics Center recently presented the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) with a $200,000 check in support of the PlastiVan™ education program…

14th Annual "Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day" Scheduled
February 25, 2015

With the inspiring theme There’s A Little Bit of Engineer In Every Girl and the hashtag #BringItOut, the 14th Annual Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day, set for February 26th, is poised to be its biggest and most memorable ever.

ASHRAE Issues Call for Comments - Standard 189.1-2014
February 25, 2015

ASHRAE has issued an invitation for public comments on the following items…

Re-creating a Tornado In 3-D
February 25, 2015

When The Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore stepped into an EF-5 tornado re-created in 3-D in a four-story immersive installation at Virginia Tech, his perspective was that of someone 7,000 feet tall.

ASCC Calendar Items For 2015
February 24, 2015

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) has scheduled the following events for 2015.

AHRI Publishes Refrigerant Research Report
February 24, 2015

The final report for the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute’s (AHRI) research project 8007, Material Compatibility & Lubricants Research for Low-GWP Refrigerants, is now available to the public.

DOE Issues Proposed Rule on New Residential Furnace Standards
February 23, 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication version of a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) regarding amended efficiency standards for residential non-weatherized gas furnaces and mobile home furnaces.

SMPTE Issues Call for Papers
February 23, 2015

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, is seeking proposals for technical papers for the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015).

DOE Proposes Standard for Hearth Products
February 20, 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication version of a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) regarding an energy conservation standard for gas-fired hearth products.

ASHRAE Issues Call for Comments - Standard 135-2012
February 20, 2015

ASHRAE has issued an invitation to comment on the following addenda of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135-2012, BACnet – A Data Communication Protocol for Building Automation and Control Networks.

DOE Holds Public Hearings for SPVUs and ASHRAE 90.1 Products
February 19, 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) held two public meetings in early February with public comment open until late March 2015.

Keynote Speakers Announced for 20th Annual HVACR & Mechanical Conference
February 19, 2015

Keynote speakers for the HVACR & Mechanical Conference for Education Professionals have been announced.


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