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FTC Proposes Changes to Energy Labeling Rule
July 8, 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently issued a supplemental notice of proposed rule making (SNOPR) on its energy labeling rule.

ANSI Releases Standardization Roadmap
July 8, 2014

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has released its Standardization Roadmap: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment, developed by the Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC).

42 Organizations Now Endorse 'Recommended Practices' Document
July 7, 2014

Forty-two organizations now endorse Recommended Practices for Design Professionals Engaged as Experts in the Resolution of Construction Industry Disputes, an annotated list of…

AAEES Announces New Webinar Series
July 7, 2014

The American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES) has announced that it will begin offering a webinar series consisting of …

Engine Made Entirely With Additive Manufacturing Successfully Tested
July 3, 2014

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp company, successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on a Bantam demonstration engine built entirely with additive manufacturing.

Tethys: A Robust Source of Information
July 2, 2014

Wondering what the impact on killer whales might be from a turbine installed under the sea?

Composting With Used Coffee Grounds
July 2, 2014

An interdisciplinary Kansas State University (K-State) research group is turning garbage into gourmet food.

Partnership Announced To Advance Science and Education
July 1, 2014

The Smithsonian Institution and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have announced a new partnership to support collaborative research programs and science education efforts.

Funds Awarded To Advance Research, Economic Growth
July 1, 2014

Four University of Virginia (U.Va.) researchers will receive a total of $550,000 from Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology’s Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF)…

Communities Selected for New Brownfields Investments
July 1, 2014

Two Virginia communities will share in a nationwide total of $67 million in brownfields funding announced recently…

Compliance With 2015 I-Codes Supported
June 30, 2014

ICC-ES is prepared to update manufacturers’ existing ICC-ES evaluation reports so that they meet the requirements of the newly published 2015 I-Codes.

NAFS User Guide Provides Easy To Follow Steps
June 27, 2014

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) released recently a User Guide…

City of Charlottesville Renews On-Call Contract
June 26, 2014

Timmons Group is pleased to announce the renewal of their Professional Engineering Services on-call contract for the City of Charlottesville.

Dewberry Receives Three National Recognition Awards
June 25, 2014

Dewberry received three National Recognition Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) during the 2014 Engineering Excellence Awards gala.

Discovery Analytics Center Works To Expand Intelligence, National Security Connections
June 20, 2014

The Discovery Analytics Center has received more than $15 million in grants and contract research since its inception in 2011, with sponsors spanning across the government and industrial sectors.

Two On-Call Engineering Contracts Awarded
June 19, 2014

Timmons Group’s Hampton Roads office has been awarded on-call engineering contracts for two Virginia municipalities: the City of Poquoson and Northampton County.

The 2014 Radio Show Technology Program Announced
June 18, 2014

The 2014 Radio Show Technology Program, produced by NAB Labs in cooperation with the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE), will address developments in AM and hybrid radio among other technology and engineering issues impacting Radio.

ICC Roundtables Address Complex Issues
June 17, 2014

When the need arises, the International Code Council (ICC) brings together members, stakeholders and other technical experts to address complex issues in the construction industry.

CH2M HILL To Lead Saudia's Sinnovate Project
June 16, 2014

Saudia has selected CH2M HILL, a global full service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, to lead a project to develop the Sinnovate Smart Technology Hub.

New Carbon Pollution Standards Can Save Billions and Creates Jobs
June 16, 2014

The first-ever limits on carbon pollution from power plants can save American households and business customers billions on their electric bills and create thousands of jobs according to NRDC.

DCC Announces Seventh Annual Decorative Concrete Awards
June 13, 2014

The Decorative Concrete Council (DCC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, in partnership with Concrete Construction and Architect magazines, announces its seventh annual Decorative Concrete Awards.

EPA Issues Draft Power Plant Emissions Regulations
June 13, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a draft rule that would mandate a 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions at fossil fuel-fired power plants by 2030.

Timmons Group Acquires Baldwin & Gregg, Ltd.
June 12, 2014

Timmons Group announced their acquisition of Baldwin & Gregg recently, strengthening Timmons Group’s position as one of the preeminent site design firms in the Hampton Roads market.

Hughes Associates and RJA Group Announce Merger
June 12, 2014

Hughes Associates and RJA Group have recently announced that a definitive merger agreement between the two companies has been reached.

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