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AHRI Welcomes New Chairman
September 20, 2016

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) welcomes AHRI’s incoming Chairman Christopher Drew.

DOE Issues Revisions to Proposed Residential Furnace Rule
September 19, 2016

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNOPR) regarding amended efficiency standards.

ICC Issues Call For Members
September 16, 2016

The International Code Council (ICC) has announced a Call for Members to serve on various committees.

Rees Scholarship Foundation Awards $63,000 To Aspiring HVACR Technicians
September 16, 2016

The Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship Foundation has awarded scholarships totaling $63,000 to 37 aspiring HVACR technicians.

Research Points To Ways To Make Football Practice Safer For Youth
September 15, 2016

Nearly three-quarters of the football players in the U.S. are younger than 14 years old. But despite the growing concern about concussion risks, the majority of the head-impact research…

Top 12 Transportation Projects Competing For Final National Awards
September 15, 2016

Top 12 finalists in the 2016 America’s Transportation Awards competition have been announced.

Wagman Hosts “Take Your Child to Work Day” 2016
September 14, 2016

Wagman hosted their annual summer version of “Take Your Child to Work Day” in the York, PA and Dinwiddie, VA offices on Friday, August 5th.

Albin Pump Names New Virginia Representative
September 14, 2016

Albin Pump, an international manufacturer of peristaltic hose pumps since 1984, has recently announced the appointment of a NEW Virginia representative.

FTC Updates Labeling Requirement
September 14, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a final rule on labeling requirements.

Future City Competition To Celebrate Its 25th Anniversary
September 13, 2016

Public spaces have the capacity to revitalize a city’s economy by introducing new businesses and bringing in new visitors.

FIRST Robotics Competition Grants Available By Raytheon
September 13, 2016

Funding for a limited number of FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) teams in Hampton Roads will be available through a generous grant by Raytheon.

CPAA To Merge With ASCC
September 12, 2016

Bev Garnant, executive director of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, recently announced that the Concrete Polishing Association of America, (CPAA) will merge with ASCC.

Grant Earned To Produce Nuclear Radiation Energy-Harvesting Device
September 12, 2016

Lei Zuo, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech, was recently awarded a Department of Energy Nuclear Engineering research grant to develop nuclear radiation energy harvesting and…

Tencarva Machinery Company Announces New Acquisitions
September 9, 2016

Tencarva Machinery Company LLC, based in Greensboro, N. C., has acquired Dixie Pump & Machine Works in Brookhaven, Miss., plus the assets of a portion of Predictive Maintenance Consultants…

Company Selected For ‘Best University Startups’ Event
September 9, 2016

Sanyal Biotechnology, a company that has flourished with the support of Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) Innovation Gateway, will participate in…

TCA 2016 Annual Convention To Be Held In Denver
September 8, 2016

Event will feature outdoor demonstrations, seminars and an awards gala.

University To Spend $75 Million To Develop Innovation-Focused Curriculum
September 8, 2016

Expenditure to include new buildings and initiatives including a caged drone facility.

Meat Processing Plant Announces Expansion
September 7, 2016

T&E Meats to spend more than $600,000 on facility expansion.

Conversion Factor For Water Heater UEF Proposed
September 7, 2016

DOE publishes supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking for water heater conversion factor.

Craft Brewery To Expand Alexandria Facility
September 6, 2016

Alexandria-based brewery to invest $2.68 million in facility expansion.

New Grocery Planned To Open In Gloucester County
September 2, 2016

Conceptual site plan proposes an 18,850-square-foot store.

Researchers Develop Novel Approach To Materials Characterization
September 2, 2016

Researchers use Bayesian statistical methods to glean new insights into the structure of materials.

Five States In SASHTO Region Win Transporattion Awards
September 1, 2016

Five states win awards in the America’s Transportation Awards competition.

AASHTO Awarded A New Cooperative Agreement By FHWA
September 1, 2016

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded a new five year cooperative agreement.

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