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ICC 2014 Annual Conference Scheduled
July 22, 2014

The International Code Council (ICC) 2014 Annual Conference, Public Comment Hearings and Expo will include the final step to develop the 2015 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) along with…

Over $10,000 Raised for ODU Education Foundation
July 21, 2014

GET Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce its 8th annual golf tournament raised over $10,000. All of the money was donated to the Old Dominion University (ODU) Engineering Endowment Fund…

SAME Sustaining Member of the Year Award Given
July 18, 2014

Dewberry was awarded the Seymour Greenfield Sustaining Member of the Year Award from the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)…

2014 Transportation YOU Summit Held
July 17, 2014

Recently, in the midst of issues swirling around the Highway Trust Fund crisis, senior officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, and high-profile leaders from transportation’s private sector…

EPA Proposes New Acceptable Alternative Refrigerants
July 15, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) in the Federal Register to list a number of flammable refrigerants as acceptable substitutes (subject to use conditions) for ozone-depleting substances.

Contracts Awarded For Operation, Maintenance, and Repair of Systems and Services
July 11, 2014

EMCOR Group, Inc. announced recently that its subsidiary EMCOR Government Services (EGS) has been awarded contracts for operation, maintenance, and repair of systems and services with an expanded scope of work at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital and the building housing the Northern Region Medical Command…

Infiniti Announces Winners Of Its Global Talent Search Initiative
July 10, 2014

Infiniti recently announced the winners of its global talent search initiative that will see three engineering students given the career opportunity of a lifetime with World Championship-winning Formula One team, Infiniti Red Bull Racing.

AHRI's Low-GWP AREP Phase II Testing
July 9, 2014

The American Heating and Refrigeration Institute’s (AHRI) Low-Global Warming Potential (GWP) Alternative Refrigerants Evaluation Program (AREP) Technical Committee (TC) has announced the addition of two new refrigerant candidates …

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.

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