Air & Waste Management Association

A&WMA and WEF to hold odors/air pollution conference.

Odors and Air Pollutants 2010 will be presented by A&WMA and WEF, in cooperation with North Carolina Water Environment Association, from March 21-24, 2010, in Charlotte, NC. Event will feature oral presentations, interactive discussions, workshops, and exhibits. Topics will include odor control planning/monitoring; methods of sampling; measuring/estimating emissions; design of odor control...

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Aiim

AIIM Standard will address government information sharing.

AIIM 21:2009, Standard Recommended Practice - Strategy Markup Language - Part 1: StratML Core will enable government agencies to use Web 2.0 social networking technologies to engage citizens effectively in pursuit of strategic goals and objectives. At Federal level, it will enable citizens to provide feedback on agency plans. Standard also supports Government Performance Results Act and provides...

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FieldComm Group

HART Plant of the Year goes to Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation.

HART-® Communication Foundation selected Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation's ethylene plant in Kashima, Japan as recipient of 2009 HART Plant of the Year Award. Mitsubishi Chemical is using HART Communication capability of 800+ interoperable field devices, integrated with their DCS and asset management systems through multiplexers and HART-enabled I/Os, to access real-time continuous process...

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Remote Control Specification defines RF standard for remotes.

ZigBee Remote Control Profile replaces IR technology with RF standard for remote controls. Designed for use with ZigBee RF4CE specification, standard frees consumers from pointing remotes at devices and offers flexible control from nearby rooms and through wood and glass doors. It also enables 2-way communication between remote and device as well as over-the-air upgrades. Common command set is...

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Society Of Automotive Engineers Inc SAE

JEDEC and SAE enter into Memorandum of Understanding.

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association and SAE entered into MOU to collaborate on development of standards for fiber optic system test and qualification methods for harsh environment applications. Work will be conducted under auspices of JEDEC JC-13.6 Subcommittee whose objective is to publish and maintain standard for fiber optics in harsh environments with emphasis on commercial and military...

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ASTM International

Papers invited for 31st Symposium on Pesticides.

Scheduled for Oct 12-14, 2010, 31st Symposium on Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems will serve as multidisciplinary forum for participants to exchange information and learn about products and practices that meet or exceed green chemistry market trends. Symposium will focus on agrochemical formulation and delivery systems including green surfactants and related compositions, green...

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American Society of Heating Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE Press Breakfast to focus on 189.1 standard.

Scheduled for Jan 25, ASHRAE Press Breakfast at 2010 Conference will offer in-depth look at Standard 189.1, which will provide total building sustainability package to those who strive to design, build, and operate green buildings. Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings covers site sustainability, water use efficiency, energy efficiency,...

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American Water Works Association

AWWA/NRWA Webcast shows how to reduce system electric costs.

Presented by John E. Regnier, Practical Steps to Reduce System Electric Costs Webcast will be hosted by AWWA and National Rural Water Association (NRWA) on January 27, 2010. It will present ways to efficiently integrate water system load control practices with power supplier operations and pricing rules. Attendees will learn about issues connected to electric power production and delivery, energy...

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ASTM International

Papers are invited for ASTM's Seventh Symposium on Roofing.

Scheduled for Dec 4-5, 2011, Seventh Symposium on Roofing Research and Standards Development will provide forum for contributing to fundamental understanding of acceptable roof performance, with primary emphasis being current research and development work. Symposium will center on influence of laboratory and field investigations in development of standards for roofing and waterproofing materials...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI uses social media to connect standards community.

ANSI utilizes social media websites to make information about events/initiatives accessible and provide place of discussion for U.S. standardization community. Its Facebook page includes company overview, upcoming events, photographs, and discussions. On Twitter, company links to news, articles, and ANSI workshop reports, while LinkedIn group page enables members to network. ANSI also has YouTube...

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