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GET Solutions, Inc. On Three Winning Teams At HRACRE Design Awards
November 7, 2014

GET Solutions, Inc., a regional geotechnical, environmental and testing firm, was on three winning teams for design awards at the 2014 Annual Hampton Roads Associate for Commercial Real Estate (HRACRE) Excellence in Development Design Awards.

EPA Schedules Stakeholder Meeting About Section 608 of the Clean Air Act
November 7, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a meeting to gather information from the public on the potential for extending the Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 608 regulations …

Hampton University Receives Award To Increase Minority STEM Majors
November 6, 2014

The Hampton University First in the World Partnership (HU-FITWP) has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Mersen USA To Expand Salem Facility
November 5, 2014

Mersen USA, a subsidiary of Mersen SA, will invest $5.7 million in the company’s existing Salem manufacturing facility.

FEA Wins 2014 National Capital Business Ethics Award
November 5, 2014

Facility Engineering Associates (FEA) has been recognized by the National Capital Business Ethics award (NCBEA) for leadership in ethical conduct. FEA was chosen for this award from over 70 companies in the National Capital Region in the small business category.

ACPA Offers Discounts To World of Concrete Exhibits and Seminars
November 4, 2014

ACPA is offering $20 admission to the World of Concrete/World of Masonry, along with a discount on technical seminars.

Computing Cluster Acquired
November 3, 2014

Its name is Rivanna, and it’s the University of Virginia’s (U.Va.) new $2.4 million Cray computing cluster, a high-performance machine – really a combination of linked high-power computers…

Activity Trackers For Older Adults Questioned
November 3, 2014

Commercially available activity-monitoring apps, Web sites, and wearable devices allow for easy self-management of health and wellness. This technology may be particularly helpful for older adults…

Device Developed To Analyze Dolphin Health
November 3, 2014

More than just “fish breath”: Engineers at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), have developed a new device for collecting dolphin breath for analysis…

Manufacturing Process Holds Unparalleled Potential
November 3, 2014

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have demonstrated an additive manufacturing method to control the structure and properties of metal components with precision unmatched by conventional manufacturing processes.

PSRI Issues Call For Papers
October 31, 2014

Physical Sciences Research International (PSRI), a peer-reviewed open access journal which publishes innovative work from all areas related to Physical Sciences, has issued an invitation for manuscripts.

DOE to Host Meeting on Residential Furnace Efficiency Standards
October 31, 2014

The Department of Energy (DOE) has scheduled a public meeting to be held on November 7, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST to learn about the analytical tools …

Wiley|Wilson Celebrates During National ESOP Month
October 30, 2014

This October, Wiley|Wilson and other employee-owned companies across the country will celebrate Employee Ownership Month, which is a month-long tribute to the incredible spirit of employee-ownership and an opportunity for all Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)…

DOE Issues RFIs on Efficiency Standards
October 30, 2014

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued two requests for information: commercial water heating equipment and residential solar thermal water heating systems.

Rees Foundation Distributes Scholarships to HVACR and Water Heating Students
October 29, 2014

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute’s (AHRI) Rees Scholarship Committee awarded $32,900 in scholarships to 18 students during late October.

EPA Issues Final Rule for HCFC Allowances in 2015-2019
October 29, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a final rule adjusting the allowance system for the consumption and production of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) in 2015-2019.

NAFA Announces 27 Clean Air Award Recipients for 2014
October 28, 2014

The National Air Filtration Association presented awards to the recipients of the Clean Air Awards for 2014 at their Annual Conference.

RPA Design Showcase Features New Residential Heating Categories
October 28, 2014

The Radiant Professionals Alliance’s (RPA) annual Design Showcase contest now features two new categories for residential heating.

SPI and JASON Learning Launch Plastic Film Recycling Contest
October 24, 2014

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association and JASON Learning recently launched the 2014 “Think Outside the Bag!” plastic film recycling contest.

ICC and SRCC Unite
October 22, 2014

The International Code Council (ICC) and the Solar Rating & Certification Corporation (SRCC) have agreed in principle to join forces and combine resources to support the solar industry and communities, and meet growing market demands.

WITI Issues A CEO Challenge
October 21, 2014

WITI (Women in Technology International), the leading global organization for tech savvy women, issues a CEO Challenge – Pay Women in your company dollar for dollar – the same compensation being paid men in the same positions.

Featured Presenter at the 8th Annual CELES Lecture Announced
October 20, 2014

Thornton Tomasetti’s Robert Sinn will be the featured presenter at the upcoming 8th Annual Center for Extreme Load Effects on Structures (CELES) Lecture at Virginia Tech in October.

New LEED v4 Courses and Exam Prep Materials Launched
October 17, 2014

RedVector recently launched LEED v4 courses and exam preparation materials.

ASHRAE Issues Call for Comment - ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 87.3-2001
October 16, 2014

ASHRAE has issued an invitation for comments on the Public Review Draft for the withdrawal of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 87.3-2001, W, Method of Testing Propeller Fan Vibration-Diagnostic Test Methods.


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