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|The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced it is seeking proposals to support activities related to the adoption and implementation of the most current building energy codes. Proposals must address activities—such as training activities or activities that advance the state’s level of compliance with state building codes—to adopt the target codes, including ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. [More] |
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| ||August 18, 2010 |
| EGB Conference and HVACR WEEK Offer Networking Opportunities |
HPAC Engineering's annual Engineering Green Buildings (EGB) Conference offers exceptional opportunities for you to meet and network with your peers and green-industry gurus. But here's another benefit that often is overlooked: As a critical component of HVACR WEEK 2010, the EGB Conference extends your networking opportunities into the commercial-contracting community. Meet and converse with mechanical contractors and gain their perspectives on mechanical-systems design, including green-engineering challenges.
Your EGB Conference badge will allow you to participate in all of the following:
• Any conference session of your choice, including HVAC Comfortech and Commercial HVACR Symposium sessions.
• Opening keynote event, featuring Mike Eruzione, captain of the "Miracle on Ice" 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team.
• Thursday Night Extravaganza.
• Welcome reception.
• And more!
Plus, you’ll see the latest products and technologies on full display in the HVACR WEEK product showcase.
Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the industry event of the year! Plan now to attend the EGB Conference and other HVACR WEEK events. EGB 2010 is where you can:
• Find solutions to your green-design challenges.
• Network with leading green-design gurus, such as Ron Wilkinson and Peter D'Antonio.
• Meet mechanical-contracting professionals and discuss how your mechanical designs work in real-world applications.
To register today, visit www.egbconference.com.