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CBF Releases Chesapeake Bay Blueprint Progress Report
June 29, 2017

Newly released report tracks progress by state in achieving 2025 mandated goals.

Ensuring Long-Term Joint Performance through Load Transfer Webinar Scheduled
June 28, 2017

Register for the next upcoming American Concrete and Pavement Association (ACPA) webinar that covers Ensuring Long-Term Joint Performance through Load Transfer.

Successful Second Launch of Iridium® NEXT Satellites Announced
June 28, 2017

Iridium Communications Inc. announced the recent successful second launch of its next-generation network, Iridium NEXT.

Standard ASCE 7-16 Recently Published
June 27, 2017

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has recently announced that Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures, Standards ASCE/SEI 7-16, provides the most…

AHRI Calls for Member Contribution on Standards
June 27, 2017

Participate requested in creating the next revisions and maintenance of HVACR industry standards.

Innovative Electronic Integration and Design Collaboration Announced
June 26, 2017

Created to support growing in-mold electronics market for vehicles and home appliances.

AHRI Publishes New Compressor Standard
June 26, 2017

New standard defines minimum requirements to publish part-load operating map ratings for modulating compressors.

Virginia Tech Helmet Lab Announces First Four-Star Rating
June 23, 2017

The star rating system rates a helmet’s ability to reduce the risk of concussion in the event of a head impact.

Researchers Develop New Method to Detect Damage in Failing Infrastructure
June 23, 2017

New material could play an important role in minimizing and mitigating damage to failing infrastructure.

New Book Helps Engineers Prepare For Public Presentations
June 22, 2017

Author presents step-by-step process of preparing for a presentation.

Formed Concrete Surfaces Categorization System Evaluation Completed
June 22, 2017

As currently written, the “Guide to Formed Concrete Surfaces”, describes four concrete surface categories.

Study Show Replacing Coal with Solar Offers Double Benefits
June 21, 2017

Study shows substitution yields economic value as well as public health benefits.

Low Frequency Energy Harvesting to Power Electronic Devices
June 21, 2017

Materials scientists and electrical engineers design new mechanical energy transducer.

ASHRAE Seeks Comments on Revised Standard
June 20, 2017

Comments sought for revised Standard 127-2012R.

Expanding Access for STEM Teacher Training and Curricula Program
June 20, 2017

Flinn Scientific and IMSA team up to assist science educator nationwide.

MBI and ICC Work To Accelerate Modular and Off-site Construction
June 19, 2017

The Modular Building Institute (MBI) and the International Code Council (ICC) are the driving force behind efforts to accelerate the use of modular construction and eliminate barriers in the industry by developing…

GBA Schedules 2018 Spring Conference and Annual Meeting
June 19, 2017

The Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) schedules their 2018 Spring Conference and Annual Meeting.

Bubble-Recoil Could Cool Microchips
June 16, 2017

Miniscule force could be harnessed to mix liquid coolant around high-power microelectronics.

Laser Printing with Nanoparticles Holds Promise
June 16, 2017

A laser printing technique using nanoparticles could help development of “bioresorbable” electronics.

Testing Results Issued for Low-GWP Alternative Refrigerants
June 15, 2017

Report was developed following testing in real-world settings of low-GWP, but mildly flammable or flammable, refrigerants.

Camp Invention Comes to Virginia
June 15, 2017

Program is focused on creativity, innovation, problem-solving, and STEM applications.

Ten Thousand Commandments 2017
June 14, 2017

Report has become a go-to resource for understanding the economic impacts of federal regulations

Active Chilled Beam Standard Updated
June 14, 2017

AHRI announces updates to Standard 1240 and 1241 for 2017.

Tencarva Opens New Facility In Columbus, Miss.
June 13, 2017

Tencarva Machinery Company LLC, opened a new branch office in Columbus, Miss., on May 11, 2017…

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