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New Publication Provides An Outline For Incorporating Life-Cycle Concepts Into Structures and Infrastructure Systems
December 12, 2019

Structural engineering is facing a profound change toward a life-cycle oriented design philosophy in order to address the…

FIRST® Tech Challenge Newport News Qualifier In December 2019
December 11, 2019

FIRST Tech Challenge Newport News Qualifier is scheduled for December 14, 2019.

New Manual of Practice Offers Best Practices for Use of Fiber-Reinforced Polymers for Utility Lines
December 11, 2019

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) new book, Recommended Practice for Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Products for Overhead Utility Line Structures

AHRI Announces Election Of New Officers
December 10, 2019

Presentation of awards to industry leaders made at Leadership Forum.

Firm Announces $25 Million To Establish New Facility
December 10, 2019

Investment to create a new vehicle inspection and reconditioning facility.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Guideline 36-2018 and Standard 170-2017 Addenda
December 9, 2019

Public and stakeholder review and comment sought for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

SNAP Determination 35 Published By EPA
December 9, 2019

Determination of Acceptability (Notice 35) lists acceptable additional substitutes for use in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector.

FIRST® Tech Challenge Richmond Qualifier In December 2019
December 6, 2019

FIRST Tech Challenge Richmond Qualifier is scheduled for December 7, 2019.

Icing/De-icing Of Wind Turbine Blades Studied To Improve Power Production
December 6, 2019

In Hui Hu’s Iowa State University office, you can feel exactly what ice does to an airfoil.

Study Focuses On Detrimental Impact Of Microplastics
December 5, 2019

Study’s findings raise concern about impact on marine environment and public health.

Improving Profitability Through Better Water Management
December 5, 2019

Study investigates effects of irrigation management on crop yield and farm profits.

Loudoun Water Selects Dewberry To Collect GIS Data
December 4, 2019

Loudoun Water in Loudoun County, Virginia, selected Dewberry to produce record drawings and capture geographic information systems (GIS) data…

New Publication Explores Using Biodiesel As An Alternative Fuel
December 4, 2019

As industrialization and population increases, the need for energy is also increasing.

Bone Discovery May Lead To Stronger Airplane Wings
December 3, 2019

Cornell researchers have made a new discovery about how seemingly minor aspects of the internal structure of bone…

FIRST® Tech Challenge Christiansburg Qualifier In December 2019
December 3, 2019

FIRST Tech Challenge Christiansburg Qualifier is scheduled for December 7, 2019.

IEEE PES Power Quality Fall Seminar Announced
December 2, 2019

Professional development hours (PDHs) will be issued for completing this course.

Study Focuses On Alleviating Sewer Blockages Caused By "Fatbergs"
December 2, 2019

Researchers seek to better understand “fatbergs” which can pose health risks and create damaging sewer blockages.

AHRI Announces Updated USE Operations Manual Availability
November 29, 2019

Update includes provisions for unitary small air conditioner and heat pump equipment ratings.

Firm To Establish IT Asset Disposition Center
November 29, 2019

Firm will invest $1.29 million to establish new facility in Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

Study Reveals Long-Term Impact of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
November 27, 2019

Sediment-oil-agglomerates could take at least 30 years to decompose.

Firm Announces Creation of New North American Headquarters
November 27, 2019

New headquarters to be located in the Dulles Technology Corridor in Fairfax County, Virginia.

AHRI Announces Publication of New Standards Editions
November 26, 2019

New editions for three AHRI standards are now available.

Firm Will invest $12.2 million To Consolidate And Expand Existing Offices
November 26, 2019

Firm will double its square footage use through the expansion.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Addenda to Standard 185.1-2015
November 25, 2019

Public and stakeholder review and comment sought for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

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