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NEWS ARCHIVE
ASHRAE Schedules 2013 Winter Conference
November 6, 2012

ASHRAE is convening in Texas for its 2013 Winter Conference to corral energy use and blaze the way in high performing building design.

2012 Hot Firm List Rankings Announced
November 5, 2012

Final rankings of The Zweig Letter 2012 Hot Firm List were recently announced at The Zweig Letter Hot Firm black tie dinner and awards ceremony.

7th International Cold Climate HVAC Conference Scheduled
November 2, 2012

Papers providing an international perspective on the current state of design and practice of buildings in cold climates will be presented at the 7th International Cold Climate HVAC Conference…

System To Indicate When LED Light Needs To Be Changed
November 1, 2012

In many of the nation’s traffic lights, light-emitting diodes or LEDs with their brighter light and longer life have replaced standard bulbs.

Studying Solar Cement
November 1, 2012

Stuart Licht, professor of chemistry at the George Washington University’s (GW) Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC), has been awarded $1.7 million to continue studying methods of producing cement and other fuels…

VCU Doctoral Program Combines Disciplines
November 1, 2012

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has received state approval to offer a doctoral degree in mechanical and nuclear engineering, the first such program in Virginia…

Sustainability A Priority
November 1, 2012

An environmental consciousness is rising in the occupational mindset of engineers, who are showing a heightened interest in incorporating energy-saving and other green initiatives in product design projects…

AOC Selects MBP Joint Venture
October 31, 2012

McDonough Bolyard Peck (MBP), in joint venture with AECOM, was selected by the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) for a multi-year renovation contract to provide Construction Management…

Lynchburg Office Building Receives LEED-EB: O&M Certification
October 30, 2012

Wiley|Wilson’s Lynchburg headquarters on Nationwide Drive recently received its LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (O&M) certification…

Proofreading Webinar Scheduled for November 7th
October 29, 2012

ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association announces a November 7th proofreading webinar.

4th Annual Marine Renewable Energy Technical Conference Scheduled
October 26, 2012

Calling all marine, renewable energy, ocean science and technology, policy advocates and skeptics….come meet the experts, learn about their technological developments…

ASHRAE Partners With Engineering for Change
October 26, 2012

ASHRAE has joined forces with an international engineering program to encourage its members to use their knowledge and technology to meet humanitarian challenges across the globe.

New ASFE Practice Alert No. 55 Available
October 25, 2012

How do you create a strategic plan when the future of your most important issues is uncertain? That’s exactly the problem that confronted participants in the Crystal Ball Workshop hosted by ASFE’s Emerging Issues and Trends Committee.

Student Guide Available For Fire Protection Engineer Career
October 24, 2012

To meet the demand for fire protection engineers, Bethesda, MD-based Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) has created the fourth edition of its Guide to Careers in Fire Protection Engineering.

NSF Awards EAGER Grant To Virginia Tech
October 24, 2012

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Virginia Tech an EArly-concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER). The new grant will be used to explore innovative ways to incorporate engineering literacy into the general education curriculum.

Map and Assess Virginia's Offshore Wind Energy Resources
October 23, 2012

Under the direction of the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, Timmons Group collaborated with researchers and scientists from the Virginia Center for Wind Energy at James Madison University and WeatherFlow Inc. to develop…

Best Practices Guide On Monitoring Green Roof Performance Published
October 23, 2012

As green roofs become more popular for environmentally-sensitive, sustainable buildings, monitoring and documenting their performance has become important.

Third Edition of "Thermal Guidelines for Data Processing Environments" Released
October 22, 2012

Four new data center classes that can enable full time economizers for a number of applications in many climates are contained in the latest edition of the principal book in the ASHRAE Datacom Series of publications.

URS/Hill International Joint Venture Awarded Management Contract
October 22, 2012

The U.S.General Services Administration (USGSA) has announced the award of …

Langley Headquarters Building Recognized With 2012 Energy Award
October 19, 2012

The U.S. Department of Energy and the Federal Interagency Energy Management Task Force have announced that the …

GSA Mid-Atlantic Region Selects MBP to Provide Services
October 18, 2012

MBP, in joint venture with AECOM, is pleased to announce the firm has been selected to provide construction management services to the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Mid-Atlantic Region…

FEA Awarded Platinum Certification in Event Sustainability
October 17, 2012

Facility Engineering Associates, P.C. (FEA) is proud to announce they have received the IFMA Platinum Certification in Event Sustainability at World Workplace 2012.

ASHRAE's 2012 Student Design Competition Awards Announced
October 17, 2012

ASHRAE’s 2012 Student Design Competition had participants staying up late and doing their research of HVAC&R system selection and design calculation…

Tencarva Machinery Company Ranks 42nd In 2012 ‘Big 50’ List
October 16, 2012

Tencarva Machinery Company, a distributor of pumps and pumping systems, fluid handling systems and related products, with a Richmond Area Branch Office, ranked 42nd in the 2012 “Big 50” list…


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