EGB Draws a Crowd in Vegas
Nearly 300 mechanical-system engineers and designers, building managers, and others in the buildings industry attended HPAC Engineering's 5th annual Engineering Green Buildings (EGB) conference and Expo, October 21 and 22 in Las Vegas, to improve their knowledge of how to design and operate the most energy-efficient, HVAC systems possible...MORE
ASHRAE Headquarters Open for Business
The ribbon is cut, the donors have been honored, and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers' (ASHRAE's) newly renovated sustainability headquarters is open for business. Some 200 people gathered Thursday, Oct. 23, for the dedication ceremony in Atlanta. The guests included industry partners who donated nearly $1.65 million in equipment and services for the $7.65 million renovation...MORE
DHS Designates NFPA Codes as "Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology"
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently designated the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA's) code-and-standard-development process a "Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology" (QATT) under the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002 (SAFETY Act). The NFPA is the first standards-development organization to receive this designation...MORE