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DiscoverE Awarded Two Prestigious Grants
January 9, 2014

DiscoverE, a non-profit organization that supports engineering outreach, education and celebration, has been awarded two prestigious grants to help it expand its reach and further its mission…

WPL Publishing Schedules Four-part Webinar Series
January 8, 2014

WPL Publishing soon will kick off a four-part webinar series to help people prepare for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Associate (LEED GA) exam.

ASCE Announces Publication on the Future of the Engineering Profession
January 7, 2014

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is pleased to announce the publication of its new book Raise the Bar, edited by Jeffrey S. Russell and Thomas A. Lenox.

ACEC Virginia Grand Prize Engineering Awards Announced
January 6, 2014

The Wiley|Wilson-designed NRL Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research (LASR) was named a
Grand Prize award winner by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia (ACEC Virginia)…

Hume Center Taken Under Wing of Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science
January 3, 2014

The Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology is now administratively organized under the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science, a move that Virginia Tech officials say will help the center quickly answer national security challenges.

Two Virginia Engineering Firms to Join Design Firm Stantec
January 2, 2014

Two Virginia-based environmental engineering and resource management companies have signed a letter of intent to join Stantec, a design and engineering firm with over 200 offices across North America.

Investment Partnership Grant Announced
December 31, 2014

AREVA Inc. announced recently a package of state and local incentives to support its capital investment in the commonwealth of Virginia.

LIGHTFAIR® International 2014 Scheduled
December 31, 2014

The LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) 2014 Conference brings together top lighting and design experts to create the largest Conference in LFI’s 25-year history.

Registration Opens For 2014 Energy and Sustainability Conference
December 30, 2014

Virginia Commonwealth University, a leader in sustainability, and the Virginia Chamber of Commerce are excited to host the largest energy and sustainability conference in Virginia!

ASHRAE Offers First Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Guideline
December 30, 2014

With functional changes and occupant productivity driving the need to commission existing facilities, ASHRAE is developing a guideline that addresses the commissioning process.

Silent Knight Announces 2014 Training Schedule
December 27, 2013

Silent Knight by Honeywell recently posted its training schedule for the first half of 2014, which includes a fire alarm introductory course and an advanced technical course to take place in nearly 20 U.S. states.

2013 Version of Thermal Comfort Standard Published
December 26, 2013

Major revisions for design and measurement of comfortable spaces are included in a newly published 2013 standard from ASHRAE.

Fiatech 2014 Technology Conference & Showcase Call for Presentations
December 24, 2013

Fiatech invites you to submit abstracts for presentations at their 14th Annual Technology Conference & Showcase, to be held March 31-April 2, 2014, at the Hyatt Huntington Beach Hotel, Huntington Beach, California.

New Engineers2B Program Launched
December 23, 2013

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Engineering has kicked off Engineers2B, a new program that will bring small groups of high school students to campus for a real-life experience into engineering and computer science studies.

Lennox Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems Introduced
December 20, 2013

Lennox Industries, a leading provider of high-efficiency HVAC products for the light commercial industry, announced recently it will be expanding its portfolio in 2014 to serve the North America Commercial HVAC market.

BOEM, NASA and Corps Announce Agreement
December 19, 2013

As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help protect and restore coastal areas damaged by Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management recently announced an agreement with…

VA Tech Aviation Initiative Receives Grant For UAV Testing
December 18, 2013

The Commonwealth of Virginia announced it will award more than $2.6 million over three years in Federal Action Contingency Trust (FACT) funds to Virginia Tech to operate an unmanned aircraft systems test site in the state, officials from the governor’s office said recently.

ASHRAE’s Certification Exams a Part of 2014 Winter Conference
December 17, 2013

Starting out on the right step in the design, construction and operation of buildings to ensure optimum building performance is crucial. One way ASHRAE is working to improve performance, of both people and buildings, is through its certification program.

VCU Student Wins National Competition
December 16, 2013

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) graduate student Olugbenga Oluwatumilara “Tumi” Oredein Jr. has won Walmart’s “Get on the Shelf” contest for his SKRIBS Customizable Wristbands.

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Recognized by Virginia Clean Cities
December 13, 2013

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic was recognized by Virginia Clean Cities for its government vehicle (GOV) fleet’s carbon emission reductions, in a ceremony November 21st.

PhoneSat 2.4 Has Phoned Home
December 12, 2013

PhoneSat 2.4, NASA’s next generation smartphone cubesat has phoned home. The tiny spacecraft that uses an off-the-shelf smartphone for a brain has completed checkout and sent back data confirming all systems are “go” for the spry spacefarer.

Great Bridge Locks Reopened for Normal Operations
December 12, 2013

The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, reopened the Great Bridge Locks, on the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal, for normal operations on November 23rd.

Experience Lends International Flavor to Education
December 11, 2013

If the graduates of the University of Virginia’s (U.Va.) School of Engineering and Applied Science are to enjoy successful careers, they must be prepared to lead, work and live in multicultural settings.

Papers Sought for International Conference on Efficient Building Design
December 10, 2013

Organized by ASHRAE, the International Conference on Efficient Building Design: Materials and HVAC Equipment Technologies takes place in Beirut, Lebanon.


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