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NEWS ARCHIVE
Re-creating a Tornado In 3-D
February 25, 2015

When The Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore stepped into an EF-5 tornado re-created in 3-D in a four-story immersive installation at Virginia Tech, his perspective was that of someone 7,000 feet tall.

ASCC Calendar Items For 2015
February 24, 2015

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) has scheduled the following events for 2015.

AHRI Publishes Refrigerant Research Report
February 24, 2015

The final report for the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute’s (AHRI) research project 8007, Material Compatibility & Lubricants Research for Low-GWP Refrigerants, is now available to the public.

DOE Issues Proposed Rule on New Residential Furnace Standards
February 23, 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication version of a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) regarding amended efficiency standards for residential non-weatherized gas furnaces and mobile home furnaces.

SMPTE Issues Call for Papers
February 23, 2015

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, is seeking proposals for technical papers for the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015).

DOE Proposes Standard for Hearth Products
February 20, 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication version of a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) regarding an energy conservation standard for gas-fired hearth products.

DOE Issues Final Rule on Energy Conservation Standards for ACIMs
February 18, 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) has published its final rule regarding energy conservation standards for automatic commercial ice makers (ACIMs).

AHRI Promotes New Active Chilled Beams Certification Program
February 18, 2015

During the 2015 AHR Expo at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) hosted two free educational sessions on active chilled beams.

Fire-Lite Alarms Offers New Training Programs
February 17, 2015

Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell recently opened registration for a new series of training programs to be held in a variety of locations throughout the U.S. in 2015.

FTC State Championship Scheduled
February 16, 2015

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) State Championship Is Here!

Multi-Year National Park Service Contract Awarded
February 13, 2015

The National Park Service recently awarded a five-year, $50 million contract to the Michael Baker International/AMEC team to provide technical environmental support services for…

SPE Announces Inaugural PWHM Symposium
February 12, 2015

Society of Petroleum Engineers announces inaugural Produced Water Handling and Management Symposium (PWHM) focusing on all aspects of water handling and management…

Perpetual Innovation Fund Launched
February 11, 2015

The Digital Harbor Foundation (DHF), a youth-oriented makerspace dedicated to fostering innovation, tech advancement and entrepreneurship, is pleased to announce the launch of the DHF Perpetual Innovation Fund…

2015 ISA Power Industry (POWID) Symposium Extends Call For Papers
February 10, 2015

The International Society of Automation’s (ISA) Program Committee of the 58th Annual ISA Power Industry Division (POWID) Symposium has extended its Call for Papers abstract submission deadline to 20 February 2015.

Course Offered To Teach 'People Skills' To Rising Leaders In Technical Fields
February 9, 2015

The Virginia Tech Office of Continuing and Professional Education is offering a Certificate in Leadership for Scientists and Engineers.

DiscoverE’s 2015 Educator Awards Announces Call for Entries
February 6, 2015

DiscoverE, a US-based non-profit organization whose mission is to sustain and grow a dynamic engineering profession, announces a call for nominations for its 2015 Educator Awards.

ASCC 2013 Safety Awards Announced
February 5, 2015

Concrete contractors with exemplary safety records for 2013 were recognized by the Safety & Risk Management Council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) at the association’s Annual Conference in Denver, CO.

GBA Issues Call for Abstracts for Fall 2015 Conference
February 4, 2015

Are you a dynamic, engaging speaker with something valuable to teach industry leaders involved in the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA)? If so, they’d love to receive an abstract submission from you for their upcoming conference in Dana Point, CA.

First Three Years of Undergrounding Plan Approved
February 3, 2015

The Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia has issued Order No. 17697…

3-D Maps Made For Talking, and Touching
February 2, 2015

In partnership with Touch Graphics Inc., developers at the University at Buffalo’s (UB) Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA Center) have built and tested a new kind of interactive wayfinder…

Nature of Fish’s “Sixth Sense” Identified
February 2, 2015

A team of scientists has identified how a “sixth sense” in fish allows them to detect flows of water, which helps resolve a long-standing mystery about how these aquatic creatures respond to their environment.

DOE Proposes Revised Commercial Furnace Efficiency Standards
January 30, 2015

DOE has issued a pre-publication version of a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) regarding amended efficiency standards for commercial warm air furnaces.

AHRI Announces Approval of Standard 1330-2014
January 29, 2015

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute’s (AHRI) Heating Standards Subcommittee (HSS) has announced the completion of its review of AHRI Standard 1330P.

Thermal Storage Water Heater Legislation Moves Closer to Law
January 29, 2015

The U.S.Senate has approved regulatory relief for thermal storage water heaters.


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