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Halifax County Plant Plans $4.6 Million Expansion
June 30, 2011

Cary, N.C.-based ABB Inc., an international manufacturer and distributor of power and automation products, systems and services, has announced a planned expansion …

VEB Partners With the Virginia TSA
June 30, 2011

VEB partners with the Virginia TSA to provide programming and workforce development opportunities to Virginia TSA members.

Changes to Fan Efficiency Requirements Proposed
June 30, 2011

A proposed change to ASHRAE and IES’s energy standard currently open for public input would encourage advancement of efficient fan design.

Registration For FOPP 21 Is Now Open
June 29, 2011

ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association has recently announced that registration for Fundamentals of Professional Practice (FOPP) 21 is now open.

Eureka! Park TechZone Launched
June 29, 2011

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® recently announced the official launch of the Eureka! Park TechZone…

Covington Plant Gets $285 Million Boiler Upgrade
June 29, 2011

Richmond-based MeadWestvaco Corp., a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, has announced the firm will invest …

Presto Products Expanding Operations
June 28, 2011

The first tenant in the Halifax County Industrial Park, Presto Products Co., a plastics manufacturer and supplier, is expanding its operations in Halifax County, Virginia.

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp Under Way
June 28, 2011

Virginia middle school students are curing the summer “brain drain” with a heavy dose of science, technology, engineering and math fun…

Commonwealth Transportation Board Approves $41.8 Million In New Contracts
June 28, 2011

CTB has announced new approved contracts for local construction and maintenance work …

2011 BIO International Convention Scheduled
June 27, 2011

The University of Virginia (U.Va.) is participating in the 2011 BIO International Convention…

ICTAS II Opens Doors
June 27, 2011

Virginia Tech recently opened the doors to the new $24 million Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS) II in Blacksburg, Virginia.

5th International Polymer Batteries & Fuel Cells Conference Scheduled
June 24, 2011

The program for the 5th International Polymer Batteries & Fuel Cells Conference is set and available…

New Council Will Serve Needs of Global ICC Members
June 24, 2011

The professional experiences of Lynn Underwood, chair of the International Code Council Global Membership Council Governing Committee…

Funded Work To Take Advantage of In Vitro 3-D Liver Mimic
June 23, 2011

The liver is the primary organ in the human body that metabolizes foreign compounds such as drugs, alcohol, cigarette smoke, and environmental chemicals.

"V-PharmaCalc" Website Created
June 23, 2011

In response to media headlines about the presence of pharmaceuticals in drinking water, professors from the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a website,,,

Clark Nexsen Receives Two Illumination Awards
June 22, 2011

Clark Nexsen, an award winning architecture, engineering, planning and interior design firm is pleased to announce that the Tidewater section of the Illuminating Engineering Society recognized…

Handbook Volume Tackles Tall Buildings
June 21, 2011

The newly published 2011 ASHRAE Handbook—HVAC Applications has a new chapter that focuses on the unique design issues that tall buildings present.

SWVTC Held 2011 Gala, Tech Expo, and Awards Ceremony
June 20, 2011

The Southwestern Virginia Technology Council (SWVTC) held its annual gala, tech expo, and awards ceremony at the Higher Education Center…

Virginia Tech Mechanical Engineers Win Outstanding Paper Award
June 17, 2011

For the second consecutive year, members of Virginia Tech’s Advanced Experimental Thermofluid Engineering Research Laboratory in mechanical engineering…

User’s Manual Assists in Meeting Requirements of ASHRAE Standard
June 17, 2011

Guidance that explains the “why” and “how” behind requirements in ASHRAE’s residential indoor air quality standard is contained in a newly published user’s manual.

Firms Investing In Design Process-Enabling Technologies
June 16, 2011

Firms in the architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental consulting arena appear to be investing in design process-enabling technologies…

Guidance On Green Buildings Now Accessible in eBook Format
June 16, 2011

The third and latest edition of “ASHRAE GreenGuide: The Design, Construction and Operation of Sustainable Buildings” is now available in an eBook format…

Maintain LEED Credentials with 2rw Courses
June 15, 2011

2rw Consultants, Inc. has recently become a certified Continuing Education Provider for the U.S. Green Building Council…

ASSE 2011 Exposition Breaks Record
June 15, 2011

Officials of the 100-year-old American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) 2011 Exposition announced that the Chicago exposition, opened Sunday, June 12th, is a record breaker.

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