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U.S. EPA Recognizes ICC-ES
October 28, 2011

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a Certification Body (CB) for the Seal & Insulate with ENERGY STAR ® Program.

GSA Cabling Hardware Installation Contract Awarded
October 27, 2011

AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading provider of federal IT and engineering solutions, recently announced that it has been awarded the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Cabling Hardware Installation Purchasing System (CHIPS) contract.

ASCC 2010 Safety Awards Announced
October 27, 2011

Concrete contractors with exemplary safety records were recognized by the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, Mo., at the association’s Annual Conference, September 15th, in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Virginia Will Build Wind Energy Testing Facility
October 27, 2011

The Commonwealth of Virginia, Northampton County and several Dutch energy firms are working together to build Poseidon Atlantic, a testing and certification facility for large offshore and land-based wind turbines.

CRCF Fall 2011 Request for Proposals
October 26, 2011

With $6 million appropriated by the General Assembly during the 2011 Session, the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) seeks proposals that advance science- and technology-based research…

Announcing the 2011 SEAS Entrepreneurial Concept Competition
October 26, 2011

The University of Virginia School of Engineering Applied Science is pleased to announce the third annual SEAS Entrepreneurial Concept Competition (ECC) on Wednesday, November 9th.

New Sensor May Help Detect Fall Risks
October 26, 2011

Statistics from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention on falls among older Americans are startling.

GE Selects Site For Largest US Solar Factory
October 25, 2011

General Electric Company has announced the selection of Aurora, Colo., as the site for construction of …

2011 Best Firms to Work For Ranking Announced
October 25, 2011

It’s impossible for a firm to be successful without great employees, and to have great employees, a firm has to be an excellent place to work.

NACME Releases 2011 STEM Data Book
October 25, 2011

The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME), a leading supporter for underrepresented minorities pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, and careers, has unveiled …

Code Council and ASHRAE Partner on Publication
October 24, 2011

With safe and sustainable construction near the top of the national and global construction agenda, the International Code Council and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) have collaborated…

USA Science & Engineering Festival Expands for 2012
October 24, 2011

The Nation’s largest celebration of science and engineering, the USA Science & Engineering Festival, is returning to Washington, D.C., April 28-29, 2012.

Power Plant In South Boston
October 24, 2011

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has announced that a $90 million loan from the United States Department of Agriculture has been awarded to …

Spectrum Design Wins 2011 Small Business of the Year Award
October 21, 2011

Spectrum Design has been named the 2011 Small Business of the year for Construction/Real Estate companies by the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce.

S&ME Expands Via Assets Purchase of BBCM
October 21, 2011

S&ME, Inc. has taken its first steps in expanding beyond its traditional Southeastern footprint by acquiring Ohio-based BBC&M Engineering, Inc.

VCU to Honor 11 Alumni Stars
October 20, 2011

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) will honor a collection of its most accomplished alumni during its Alumni Stars awards program on October 21st.

ASHRAE, AHR Expo Announce 2012 Winter Conference
October 20, 2011

Registration is open for ASHRAE’s 2012 Winter Conference in Chicago where attendees have the chance to discuss and examine the latest topics in the building industry…

Profreadaing 101 Webinar Scheduled
October 19, 2011

Geoprofessionals’ instruments of professional service use the written word, in reports and explanatory/responsive e-mails and texts.

City of Richmond Issues Invitation To Bid
October 19, 2011

The City of Richmond has announced that bids are now being accepted for the construction of the Huguenot High School – Construction Phase I – Civil/Site Work project …

University of Virginia Celebrates 175 Years of Engineering
October 19, 2011

In response to the needs of a nation embracing the Industrial Revolution, the Board of Visitors at the still-young University of Virginia in 1836 established civil engineering as a formal course of study.

New Liquid Cooled Datacom Environmental Classes Introduced
October 19, 2011

A new whitepaper that serves as the first vendor neutral thermal guideline for liquid cooled data processing environments is available for free download…

App Developed to Help Commercial Boats Stay Safe
October 18, 2011

A Virginia Tech College of Engineering researcher has developed an app that can help captains of commercial fishing vessel and other small boats…

Southern California Edison Contract Awarded
October 18, 2011

Dewberry has recently been awarded a water resources engineering contract with Southern California Edison, one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S.

ICC Commissioning Guideline Released for Comment Submissions
October 17, 2011

The International Code Council has released the ICC Commissioning Guideline for a public comment period.

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