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ASCE to Sponsor Panama Canal 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress
January 3, 2012

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced the signing of an agreement with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to co-host next year’s first-ever PANAMA CANAL 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress…

Award Recognizes Regional Health Professions Center
January 2, 2012

Burgess & Niple (B&N) received a Merit Award from the Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate…

PIMA Releases Technical Bulletin on Continuous Insulation Systems in Walls
December 30, 2011

The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) has released a new technical bulletin titled “Continuous Insulation Using Polyiso Wall Sheathing: What it is, what it does and why you need it.”

Fiatech Publishes Report on Harmonization of Pump Schemas
December 29, 2011

Fiatech has published “Harmonization of Pump Schemas with the ISO 15926 Reference Data Library.”

ASSE Hawaii Chapter To Host 2012 Conference
December 28, 2011

The award-winning American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Hawaii Chapter will be host to the Governors Pacific-Rim Safety and Health Conference…

Book Offers Guidance on Implementing Energy Savings Plan
December 27, 2011

Guidance on increasing energy efficiency in existing buildings through measuring and tracking efficiency and implementing an efficiency plan is featured in a new book from leading built environment organizations.

AutoCodes Project Aims to Change Industry
December 26, 2011

Fiatech has a plan to permanently transform the way construction project code review is conducted in North America.

2012 IGCC Final Hearings Results Announced
December 26, 2011

Final hearings for the 2012 International Green Construction Code (IGCC) have yielded a number of advances for energy efficient and sustainable …

5th Annual GRMEC Conference Scheduled
December 23, 2011

The 5th Annual Global Marine Renewable Energy Conference (GMREC), has been scheduled for April 24-26, 2012.

EPA Names Three Acceptable Refrigerant Alternatives
December 23, 2011

Under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently published a final rule …

American Academy of Environmental Engineers Announces New Certification
December 22, 2011

The American Academy of Environmental Engineers announced it will begin accepting applications from highly qualified Environmental Scientists for a separate new Academy certification …

New Report Done On Aging Water Infrastructure
December 22, 2011

Aging water infrastructure will cost U.S. businesses $147 billion over the next decade, a new report from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) found.

Call for Papers Extended for Cold Climate Conference
December 21, 2011

The call for papers deadline for the Seventh International HVAC Cold Climate Conference, Nov. 12-14, 2012, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, has been extended to Jan. 6, 2012.

2011 Career and Service Award Winners at IEEE GLOBECOM 2011
December 20, 2011

The IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc), the leading worldwide professional organization dedicated to the advancement of communications technologies, honored this year’s career and service award winners…

AWEA, ASCE Sign Joint Agreement
December 19, 2011

Achieving a benchmark that could lead to more efficient permitting for wind turbine equipment, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) signed a joint agreement…

ASSE Announces Safety 2012
December 16, 2011

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced ‘Safety 2012,’ the Society’s annual Professional Development Conference (PDC) and Exposition…

O&M Mini-Conference Featured in Tech Program
December 15, 2011

With low and zero energy buildings becoming more prevalent, there are many issues that arise with installation, startup, commissioning and operations and maintenance.

Biomedical Program Receives Safety Projects, Honored for Research
December 14, 2011

Of four new research projects announced recently by Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center, two include the Virginia Tech – Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences.

Award for Sustainable Development To Begin Accepting Entries
December 13, 2011

The Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development is accepting entries beginning Jan. 2, 2012 from students of all engineering fields, architecture, building and construction management, and chemistry.

Virginia Tech Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Funding
December 12, 2011

Virginia Tech has announced that it will receive funding through Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative created by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation…

PCI Updates Its Quality Control Schools
December 9, 2011

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announces that Level I and Level II Quality Control Schools now test from the third edition of TM-101, which launched in mid-October.

Public Comment Period for Updated ASCE Standards Announced
December 8, 2011

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently announced it will conduct a public comment period from January 1, 2012 through February 15, 2012 on three updated standard guidelines.

2012 PCI Convention Call for Papers and Student Posters
December 7, 2011

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI), the foremost developer of standards and methods for designing, fabricating, and constructing precast concrete structures, is now accepting abstracts …

ASHRAE Technology Awards Highlight Outstanding Building Projects
December 6, 2011

Designers of systems for a university building, a cancer center, an ice rink and other commercial building are recognized by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)…

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