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WITI Issues A CEO Challenge
October 21, 2014

WITI (Women in Technology International), the leading global organization for tech savvy women, issues a CEO Challenge – Pay Women in your company dollar for dollar – the same compensation being paid men in the same positions.

Featured Presenter at the 8th Annual CELES Lecture Announced
October 20, 2014

Thornton Tomasetti’s Robert Sinn will be the featured presenter at the upcoming 8th Annual Center for Extreme Load Effects on Structures (CELES) Lecture at Virginia Tech in October.

New LEED v4 Courses and Exam Prep Materials Launched
October 17, 2014

RedVector recently launched LEED v4 courses and exam preparation materials.

ASFE Changes Its Name
October 13, 2014

Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) is the new name of the organization formerly known as ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association.

Worldwide Energy Audits Awarded
October 10, 2014

The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) awarded $14.5 million in energy audits for eight naval regions September 30th.

Virginia’s First Annual Science Festival Announced
October 7, 2014

A big party where the guest of honor is SCIENCE has been announced! The Virginia Science Festival features activities statewide…

48th Annual Industrial Refrigeration Workshop Announced
October 7, 2014

Kansas State University will host its 48th annual Industrial Refrigeration Workshop on February 16-20, 2015, in Charlotte, N.C.

DOE Releases Notice of Funding Opportunity
October 6, 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has announced its intention to issue a funding opportunity announcement.

Certification Program for DX-Dedicated Outdoor Air System Units Launched
October 6, 2014

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced a new certification program for DX-Dedicated Outdoor Air System Units (DOAS).

Detecting Bridge Deterioration
October 3, 2014

As a recent report from the Obama administration warns that one in four bridges in the United States needs significant repair or cannot handle automobile traffic…

Member Station Added To NEON Network
October 2, 2014

The University of Virginia’s (U.Va.) Mountain Lake Biological Station, located on a remote and nearly pristine mountaintop in Southwest Virginia, is about to become a member station of the new National Ecological Observatory Network, or NEON

Fiatech Annual Technology Conference - Call for Presentations
October 2, 2014

Fiatech is seeking innovative and exciting presentation proposals for the 15th Annual Conference.

Buoys To Provide Vital Data
October 1, 2014

Two massive, 20,000-pound buoys decked out with the latest in meteorological and oceanographic equipment will enable more accurate predictions of the power-producing potential of winds that blow off U.S. shores.

DOE Issues Notice Regarding AICM Energy Conservation Standards
September 30, 2014

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Federal Register notice of data availability regarding energy conservation standards for …

VCU's Entrepreneurship Center To Unveil New Facility
September 30, 2014

The da Vinci Center at Virginia Commonwealth University will unveil its 3,500-square-foot new home on Oct. 1, providing entrepreneurial-minded VCU students with expanded space to design, develop and prototype their ideas and innovations.

Popular Guides Highlight Significant Changes in 2015 I-Codes
September 29, 2014

Significant Changes to the 2015 International Codes is an updated book series that provides expert analysis of code changes to assist code officials, architects, engineers and other code users to transition to the latest codes.

GBA Hotel Rate Nears Deadline For 2014 Fall Conference
September 26, 2014

Deadline to reserve a hotel room at the group rate is September 30th for Geoprofessional Business Association’s (GBA) 2014 fall conference, in San Francisco, CA from October 23-25, 2014.

Underground Mine Studies Focusing On Safety and Health
September 25, 2014

Virginia Tech College of Engineering faculty are leading two federally-funded projects to improve mine safety and health for underground workers, including bettering both firefighting techniques and the monitoring and abatement of diesel particulate matter.

Worldwide Ocean Service Contracts Awarded
September 24, 2014

The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) announced Sept. 18 five indefinite-delivery indefinite quantity award contracts for worldwide ocean services with a value of $99 million.

SWE Scholarship Program Encourages Women To Pursue Engineering Careers
September 23, 2014

Founded in 1950, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is proud to encourage more women to pursue rewarding careers in engineering through a host of scholarship opportunities.

AREVA Awarded Second DOE Contract for Development of EATF
September 22, 2014

AREVA Federal Services, an AREVA Inc. subsidiary, has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to continue the development of the next generation of fuel for light water nuclear reactors. This program aims for the development of enhanced accident tolerant fuel (EATF)…

Third Annual Manufacturing Day Celebration Scheduled
September 19, 2014

More than 1,500 manufacturing events across the country are estimated to mark the third-annual Manufacturing Day taking place Friday, Oct. 3, according to event co-producers.

ACPA Schedules September 19th Webinar
September 18, 2014

Register for the next upcoming American Concrete and Pavement Association (ACPA) webinar, titled, “All About Concrete Pavement Joint Design & Construction.”

HVACR Industry Announces Bold Refrigerant R&D Plan
September 17, 2014

AHRI President and CEO Stephen Yurek has announced that the nation’s heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) industry will invest $5 billion in research and development (R&D) funds …

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