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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.

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).

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