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NLB Establishes A New Sponsorship Category
March 17, 2011

The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) has established a new sponsorship category for educational organizations. The sponsorship fee is $500 per year.

Accreditation to Include High-Efficiency Showerheads
March 17, 2011

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) announced recently that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accreditation Committee has voted to expand its accreditation…

New Short-Term Semester at Sea To Explore Global Issues
March 16, 2011

“Engineering a New Tomorrow,” the first short-term Semester at Sea voyage, will explore key global issues during…

Projects Approved At ASHRAE's 2011 Winter Conference
March 16, 2011

Guidance to specifying engineers and designers on how they can use building data to improve building operations, energy efficiency, comfort and sustainability will be developed…

Transatlantic Alliance Announced
March 15, 2011

Two leading International Facilities Consultancy and Training organizations have announced the signing of an agreement to work together on global projects…

State Of Architecture Profession Addressed By AIA President
March 15, 2011

Architecture enhances people’s lives, and the emerging recognition of this effect is earning the profession newfound respect, says Clark Manus…

Researcher Seeks Way To Help Those Unable To Speak
March 14, 2011

A Virginia Tech College of Engineering researcher is seeking a new way to help those who are unable to speak to find their voice.

January/February 2011 NewsLog Available
March 14, 2011

The newest NewsLog – January/February 2011 issue – is now on-line…

Manual Provides Guidance on 2010 Energy Standard
March 11, 2011

Detailed guidance on how to apply the latest ASHRAE/IES standard for the design of energy-efficient buildings is provided in a newly published user’s manual.

27 Environmental Practice Guides Now Available
March 11, 2011

Twenty-seven environmental-practice guides are now available free from ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association.

Entries Sought for the 2011 Best Firms To Work for Rankings
March 10, 2011

ZweigWhite now is accepting entries for the 2011 Best Firms To Work For Rankings…

2010 Annual Engineering Excellence Award Received
March 10, 2011

Clark Nexsen is pleased to announce that Clark Nexsen was awarded the 2010 Annual Engineering Excellence Award for the Warrior Transition Unit at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

First Articles In The New SPIE Journal Published
March 10, 2011

Publication of the first articles in the new SPIE Journal of Photonics for Energy (JPE) began recently in the SPIE Digital Library.

Manual Provides Guidance on Ventilation Standard, New Spreadsheet
March 9, 2011

The newest guidance for using Standard 62.1-2010 includes a revised, user-friendly spreadsheet and examples, as well as the latest updates pertaining to the new version of the standard.

EPA OIG Report Available Free from ASFE
March 9, 2011

“Of the 35 AAI [All Appropriate Inquiry] reports we reviewed, from three EPA regions, none contained all the required documentation elements…

Software Named a Top 20 Green Tech Idea
March 9, 2011

One year ago, Kirk Cameron decided his company MiserWare would give away its main product, Granola.

SBA Awards Funding To Virginia Center for Innovative Technology
March 8, 2011

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), a Herndon, Va. based technology center, has been awarded $200,000 in funding …

2011 BEYA Ceremony Honors NAVFAC Engineers
March 8, 2011

Three Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) engineers were honored as Modern Day Technology Leaders during the 2011 Black Engineer of the Year…

ASHRAE Announces Spring 2011 Online Series
March 8, 2011

Two courses related to high-performance building design are being offered as part of ASHRAE Learning Institute’s (ALI) spring online series.

Green Construction Faces Legal Challenges
March 8, 2011

Legal claims over sustainability promises vs. performance of certified green buildings are beginning to mount…

IFMA Announces March 2011 Meeting
March 7, 2011

The Richmond Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has announced that their March 2011 meeting will be held Tuesday, March 8th …

RJEC Announces Monthly Meeting
March 7, 2011

The Richmond Joint Engineers Council (RJEC) has announced that their March 2011 meeting will be held on March 10th …

Changing the Conversation About Girls and Engineering
March 7, 2011

The only ‘town square’ meeting for women engineers around the world, the Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering and Technology, scheduled for March 7th-12th…

Local Engineer Volunteers For Non-profit Organization
March 7, 2011

Kara Ewing, an electrical engineer at H&A Architects & Engineers, believes that volunteering is more than an extracurricular activity…

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