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ASHRAE Releases Updated Guidance on Building Energy Audits
November 23, 2011

Seeking to promote best practices and offer a “how-to” approach, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has released updated guidance on building energy audits.

Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center Earns Juror’s Favorite Award
November 22, 2011

The James River Green Building Council (JRGBC) presented the 2011 Green Building Leadership Project Award in the category of Juror’s Favorite…

NIOSH Awards Grant To Mining Engineering Program
November 22, 2011

In an effort to improve mining safety and to help train the next generation of professionals in this field, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has awarded a…

ASSE Unveils New Interactive On-line Resource
November 21, 2011

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently unveiled its new ‘Safety, Health and Environmental Body of Knowledge’ (BOK) tool at its Leadership Conference for ASSE members.

Study Investigates Child Football Helmets
November 18, 2011

Virginia Tech recently released results from the first study ever to instrument child football helmets.

Area Firm Wins $12.5 Million Design Contract for Military
November 17, 2011

Local Richmond engineering design firm, Austin Brockenbrough & Associates, has been awarded the engineering design portion of a $12.5 million engineering project at the Diego Garcia military base.

U.Va. Team Awarded Computation Grant
November 16, 2011

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $3 million grant to a team lead by University of Virginia computer scientist David Evans for a project to develop privacy-preserving technologies.

High Performance Buildings Conference Scheduled for 2012
November 16, 2011

Application techniques, actual performance and policy issues for achieving high performance buildings with deep energy savings are addressed at The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineer’s…

Increasing Female Enrollment Is Focus at Virginia Tech
November 15, 2011

As a founding member of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Pacesetters program, Virginia Tech’s Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering is striving to increase…

ASCC Announces 2012 Calendar Items
November 15, 2011

American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) has announced upcoming events for 2012.

Engineer - Mechanical Design
November 15, 2011
Tool Simplifies Fire Alarm Programming, Maintenance
November 14, 2011

Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell announces an upgraded time-saving software tool designed to simplify fire alarm system installs and service while building a database of information on each installation.

Cybersecurity Breakthrough Keeps Sensitive Data Confined
November 11, 2011

In a breakthrough that could aid spies, keepers of medical records, and parents who want to prevent their kids from “sexting,” a team of Virginia Tech researchers has created software…

2011 AEC Mergers & Acquisitions Summit Scheduled
November 11, 2011

The 2011 AEC Mergers & Acquisitions Summit on December 1-2, 2011 at the Four Seasons Resort, in Palm Beach, FL, is a two-day program about M&A trends…

ICC-ES and CSI Agree to Reference GreenFormat™
November 10, 2011

CC Evaluation Service, LLC (ICC-ES) and the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) recently announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding…

VCU Hosts 'Etiquette Dinner' For Students and Employers
November 10, 2011

Hosted by Career Services in the VCU School of Business and School of Engineering, the event, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14 at the Jefferson Hotel.

DOE Updates National Reference Standard for Commercial Buildings
November 9, 2011

Following preliminary analysis that ASHRAE/IES’s 2010 energy efficiency standard contains significant energy savings over the 2007 standard…

Fiatech Annouces Publication of "An Introduction to ISO 15926"
November 9, 2011

Fiatech, in cooperation with the POSC Caesar Association, has published “An Introduction to ISO 15926,” which provides …

Winnners of Carlson Software National Design Competition Announced
November 8, 2011

Three students from Virginia Tech’s Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering recently won first place in Carlson Software’s National Senior Mine Design Competition…

U.Va.'s Rice Hall To Be Dedicated
November 8, 2011

The Rice Hall Information Technology Engineering Building, part of a new gateway for engineering and science at the University of Virginia (U.Va.), will be dedicated November 18th at 11 a.m.

H&A Wins Real Estate Awards For Design and Planning
November 7, 2011

Virginia-based architecture/engineering (A/E) firm, H&A Architects & Engineers (H&A), received two Excellence in Development Design awards from the Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate…

RJEC Announces November 2011 Monthly Meeting
November 7, 2011

The Richmond Joint Engineers Council (RJEC) has announced that their November 2011 meeting will be held on Thursday …

Aquatic & Fitness Center Awarded LEED® Platinum Certification
November 4, 2011

2rw Consultants, Inc. is proud to announce that the City of Charlottesville’s Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center has earned LEED® Platinum certification.

2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival Scheduled
November 4, 2011

Individuals and families can learn about the science behind Hollywood’s crime dramas, superhero feats, medical shows and special effects at the USA Science & Engineering Festival…

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