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Lighting Quality Requirements Proposed for Green Building Standard
September 27, 2012

Lighting requirements to enhance productivity and comfort of occupants have been proposed for a green building standard from ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).

ASSE Supports Recomendation To Update Safety Program
September 27, 2012

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently commended the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on its recently released ‘Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) Review’ report…

SME Releases Manufacturing Education Strategy
September 26, 2012

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) recently put forth a national action plan: “Workforce Imperative: A Manufacturing Education Strategy,” at the 2012 International Manufacturing Technology Show…

ACPA Announces Fall 2012 Meganars and Webinars
September 26, 2012

The American Concrete and Pavement Association (ACPA) announces their Meganars and Webinars for fall 2012.

Water-Related Infrastructure Threatened by Underfunding
September 25, 2012

The nation’s water-related infrastructure — dams, levees, inland waterways and harbors — are threatened from decades of underfunding and have jeopardized …

Snow Falls on Red Planet
September 24, 2012

The Mars Reconaissance Orbiter (MRO) has confirmed the suspicion that Mars has instances in which it snows …

Energy Star Program for Commercial Water Heaters Announced
September 24, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a letter announcing the development of an ENERGY STAR Program for …

NAFA Announces 2012 Clean Air Awards
September 21, 2012

The Virginia Beach-based National Air Filtration Association (NAFA®) has recently announced the recipients of its 2012 Clean Air Award.

Community College Awards Construction Management Contract
September 21, 2012

Heery International, an affiliated company of Parsons Brinckerhoff, has been awarded a third …

ASHRAE/NIST 2012 Refrigerants Conference Scheduled
September 20, 2012

Alternative low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants will be presented at the ASHRAE/NIST 2012 Refrigerants Conference: “Moving toward Sustainability,”…

Furniture Assembler Plans Location in Danville Area
September 20, 2012

According to City of Danville and Pittsylvania County economic development officials, GOK International, a Chinese furniture assembler, is planning …

ASSE Foundation Garners Key CFC, Guidestar Recognition
September 19, 2012

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation was recently accepted into the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) charity campaign to receive donations, and, given ‘Valued Partner’ status by Guidestar.

Pennoni Associates Acquires AGS, LLC
September 19, 2012

Pennoni Associates is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of AGS, LLC, (AGS) an MEP design and engineering firm based in Arlington, Virginia.

Fire-Lite Alarms Launches Online Series of Training
September 18, 2012

Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell has launched an online series of free, nationally-accredited fire alarm trainings…

RJEC Announces Membership Social Event
September 18, 2012

The Richmond Joint Engineers’ Council (RJEC) will hold its annual membership social at the Science Museum of Virginia on …

VCU School of Business Hosts 22nd Real Estate Trends Conference
September 17, 2012

Leading industry experts will deliver real estate forecasts and other insights at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business’ 22nd annual Real Estate Trends Conference next month.

Systems Engineering Guide Now Available
September 17, 2012

The MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization that provides systems engineering, research and development, and information technology support to the government, has published its 500-plus page ….

ASHRAE’s 2012 Energy Modeling Conference Scheduled
September 14, 2012

ASHRAE’s Energy Modeling Conference, Oct. 1-3, 2012, Atlanta, Ga., seeks to advance the practitioner’s ability to more accurately model and simulate a building’s energy use…

Regional Infrastructure Forum in Richmond, VA
September 14, 2012

Building America’s Future recently announced a policy forum focused on the importance of strategic and long-term infrastructure investment…

AHRI Responds to R-22 Smuggling Reports
September 13, 2012

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) President and CEO Stephen Yurek has issued a response to what he termed “several inaccuracies” in a …

Transformation at Rocketts Landing
September 13, 2012

Virginia-based architecture/engineering (A/E) firm, H&A Architects & Engineers (H&A), is transforming new space while embracing the spirit of the original warehouse building …

NSF Award To Help Improve the Efficiency of DNA Fabrication
September 11, 2012

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a three-year $999,531 grant to Virginia Tech to optimize the laboratory processes used to make custom DNA molecules with the tools and methods of industrial engineering.

Projects Receive National Illumination Awards of Merit
September 10, 2012

Clark Nexsen, is pleased to announce that their lighting designs for the Support Facilities Warrior Transition Unit – Building 62 in Bethesda, Maryland and the UNCG HHP Locker Room Renovation in Greensboro, North Carolina have just received…

ASFE Schedules 2012 Fall Meeting
September 7, 2012

Join your ASFE colleagues and friends at the best-located hotel in Denver (the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel) for the 2012 Fall Meeting.

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