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The “K’NEX Education Teacher Appreciation Sweepstakes” Announced
May 5, 2015

K’NEX, the only U.S. construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, is excited to announce the “K’NEX Education Teacher Appreciation Sweepstakes”Prepare for TITANFALL Giveaway”…

Macawber Engineering Announces New Virginia Representative
May 4, 2015

Macawber Engineering Inc. has announced the recent selection of CVA Energy & Industrial Products, Inc. as the firm’s new Virginia representative.

SMPTE® and HPA® Issue Call for Entries for Student Film Festival
May 4, 2015

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®) and the Hollywood Professional Alliance® (HPA®) have issued a call for entries for the SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival.

Vibrant Optical Colors Created From Ultra-Thin Silicon Films
May 1, 2015

A new technology, which creates a rainbow of optical colors with ultra-thin layers of silicon, has been demonstrated recently…

Could Ghosts Cause Bad Air?
May 1, 2015

A team of researchers at Clarkson University wants to know and is studying the possible links between reported hauntings and indoor air quality.

World’s Most Powerful Particle Accelerator Begins Second Act
May 1, 2015

Ending an extended hiatus, the world’s most powerful particle accelerator has begun its second act.

Dewberry Joins STARR II Joint Venture
April 30, 2015

Dewberry has joined the Strategic Alliance for Risk Reduction (STARR II), a joint venture of Atkins and Stantec, to provide technical consulting and support services to the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

R. Byron Pipes Announced As Keynote Speaker for JEC Americas' Composites Conference
April 30, 2015

JEC Group, created in 1996 as a subsidiary of the non-profit association CPC, The Center for Promotion of Composites, has announced that R. Byron Pipes, a distinguished professor and member of the National Academy of Engineering (1987) and the Royal Society of Engineering Sciences of Sweden (1995), will deliver his keynote address …

"Don’t Get Burned—Build to Code"
April 29, 2015

Building codes, standards and the diligence of dedicated Building Safety Professionals are important ingredients in keeping our communities safe.

CIPP Corp. Announces 2014 Contractor of the Year Awards
April 28, 2015

At their annual meeting earlier this year, CIPP Corporation, the leader in trenchless technology and an innovator in pipeline rehabilitation for aging sewer, water, and industrial pipelines, presented three very distinctive awards.

Congress Passes Energy Efficiency Bill
April 27, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed by voice vote the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015.

NAVFAC Atlantic Industry Forum 2015 Webinar
April 24, 2015

Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic (NAVFAC Atlantic) is pleased to announce that the 2015 Industry Forum will be held via Webinar on May 20, 2015.

Wagman Announces New Virginia Operations Office Location
April 24, 2015

G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc., a York, Pennsylvania headquartered heavy civil construction and geotechnical contracting firm, has announced the relocation of its Virginia offices.

Dewberry Selected to Perform Comprehensive SLR Analysis
April 23, 2015

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, was selected by the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia, to perform a comprehensive sea level rise (SLR) and recurrent flooding analysis resulting in an adaptation planning study.

Celebration of Today’s 45th Annual Earth Day
April 22, 2015

In celebration of today’s 45th annual Earth Day, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) plans to mark the historic occasion every 2.5 minutes of every hour of the day, as a new solar installation is completed in America.

Committee to Develop Common Set of Error Codes for On-board Diagnostics
April 22, 2015

The Unitary Small Equipment (USE) Engineering Committee (EC) has announced the establishment of an ad-hoc committee to develop a common set of error codes for on-board diagnostics in HVAC equipment.

Rees Scholarship Foundation Announces Spring 2015 Scholarship Awards
April 21, 2015

The Rees Scholarship Committee has announced the award of $17,500 in scholarships to 10 students.

$2.4 Million New Construction and Equipment Investment Announced
April 21, 2015

Virginia Transformer Corp. has recently announced a $2.4 million investment in new construction and equipment.

LIGHTFAIR® International 2015 Delivers a 5-Day Event
April 20, 2015

LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®)—the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference—will create a global stage showcasing the future of lighting solutions and knowledge…

AHRI and ACCA Survey Contractors On Furnace Standard
April 17, 2015

AHRI and ACCA have created a brief survey of U.S. HVAC contractors to determine the actual cost of complying with the recently proposed nationwide 92 percent AFUE standard for residential gas furnaces.

FIRST® Championship Upcoming In April 2015
April 17, 2015

More than 17,000 young people (ages 6-18) from around the world will gather in St. Louis, Missouri next week to enter robots they’ve built in fun-filled, exciting competitions that celebrate…

ANSI Announces ICC-ES Accreditation Under Pilot Programs
April 16, 2015

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accreditation Committee deemed the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) as eligible Type III Program Operator in accordance with…

CBRE Group, Inc. Acquires Environmental Systems, Inc.
April 15, 2015

CBRE Group, Inc. has announced that it has acquired Environmental Systems, Inc. (ESI), a leading systems integrator and provider of energy management services in the United States.

WTS International Announces 2015 Scholarship Winners
April 15, 2015

WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has announced the selection of the winners of its seven scholarships for 2015.

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