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$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.

AHRI Announces Action By Cooling Standards Subcommittee
April 14, 2015

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institutes’s (AHRI) Cooling Standards Subcommittee (CSS) has announced completion of its review and action on a number of standards and guidelines.

Unique Curing-Room Design/Construction Guide Published
April 13, 2015

Moist-Curing Room Design, Construction, and Maintenance is the title of a comprehensive new guide published by the Construction-Materials Engineering and Testing Business Council (CoMETBC) of the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA).

DOE Issues Request for Information on Roadmaps for Technology-to-Market Plan
April 13, 2015

The Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office is developing a new research-to-market plan.

DEQ Announces Public Meeting - VA CZM Program
April 10, 2015

Pursuant to the federal Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended, a public meeting will be held as part of the federal performance evaluation of the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program.

"Panama Canal Supersized" Reveals Details of Expansion Project
April 10, 2015

The 5.5 billion expansion project of the Panama Canal is revealed for the first time in “Panama Canal Supersized.”

AHRI Announces Keynote Speaker for 2015 Spring Meeting
April 9, 2015

The Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced that Drusilla Hufford, Director for the Stratospheric Protection Division at the Environmental Protection Agency, will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Spring Meeting

DOE Publishes Updated NOPR Regarding Energy Ratings Conversion Factor
April 6, 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued an updated pre-publication version of the notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) regarding a mathematical conversion factor to translate efficiency ratings.

Hockey Helmet Ratings Released
April 3, 2015

Virginia Tech has released its 5-star ratings of hockey helmets, tested and ranked on their ability to help prevent concussions for players youth and adult.

JES Foundation Solutions Signs Trump International Hotel Contract
April 3, 2015

JES Foundation Solutions has announced that the firm will provide and install structural support systems for the Trump International Hotel project in Washington, D.C.

Process Recycles Valuable Rare Earth Metals
April 2, 2015

Scientists at the Critical Materials Institute (CMI) have recently developed a two-step recovery process that makes recycling rare-earth metals easier and more cost-effective.

CBRE Group To Acquire Global WorkPlace Solutions
April 2, 2015

CBRE Group, Inc. has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Global WorkPlace Solutions (GWS) business of Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:JCI).

New Science and Engineering Hall Opens In D.C.
April 1, 2015

The George Washington University (GW) formally opened its new Science and Engineering Hall (SEH) recently, a $275 million, 500,000-square-foot building with state-of-the-art research facilities and programs that will…

Exclusive Partnership Targets Energy Research
April 1, 2015

The University of Virginia (U.Va.) has formed a partnership with MAXNET Energy, a new initiative of Germany’s Max Planck Society to advance research on new, renewable, environmentally friendly and economical energy sources.

Speaker Selected For CABA Intelligent Buildings & Digital Home Forum
March 31, 2015

The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) has named Steve Mustard—a globally acclaimed cybersecurity expert of the Automation Federation and its founding sponsor, the International Society of Automation (ISA)—as a keynote speaker…

Maser Consulting Opens New Office In Norfolk
March 30, 2015

Maser Consulting P.A., a national multidiscipline engineering firm, has established a new office in Norfolk, Virginia in a move to continue expanding its geospatial measurement and civil/site services.

Firefighting Robot Prototype SAFFiR Unveiled
March 27, 2015

Scientists unveiled a firefighting robot prototype recently at the Naval Future Force Science & Technology EXPO, revealing details about its successful demonstrations last fall.

Registration Opens For 2015 ISA Power Industry Division Symposium
March 27, 2015

The best and brightest minds—including five eminent keynote speakers—will address the critical issues and challenges in automation facing the power generation industry at the 58thth Annual ISA Power Industry Division (POWID) Symposium…

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