American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE offers technical program in NYC.

Through Practicing Institute of Engineering, ASHRAE is offering New York professional development hour credit at 2008 ASHRAE Winter Meeting in NYC. Attendees can earn 1.5 to 2 PDHs in each of 27 sessions being certified through PIE. Included sessions span range of topics such as sustainability, commissioning, mold, exergy, and energy recovery. Overall ASHRAE technical program at meeting focuses...

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National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

NEMA Standard is reaffirmed for general requirements.

Reaffirmed ICS 61800 Adjustable Speed Electrical Power Drive Systems Part 1: General Requirements (R2007) includes set of rating specifications applicable to low-voltage, adjustable-speed DC power drive systems that include power conversion, control equipment, and motor or motors. Approved as an American National Standard, solution excludes elements such as traction and electrical vehicle drives.

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National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

Energy Bill includes NEMA-advocated provisions.

Signed into law by President Bush, HR 6 Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 includes NEMA-advocated provisions that span various areas in order to maintain national approach to energy efficiency. Addressed areas include lighting, electric motors, standby power, and green building codes. Smart grid policies, also included, support research, development, and demonstration of smart grid...

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American Water Works Association

National Award of Recognition is earned by CO water utility.

Received by less than 1% of nation's utilities, Directors Award of Recognition from the Partnership for Safe Water has been bestowed upon Clifton Water District's Charles A. Strain Water Treatment Plant in Clifton, Colorado. This national volunteer initiative, developed by EPA and other water organizations, represents water suppliers striving to provide their communities with drinking water...

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American Water Works Association

Water Professionals convene at AWWA workshop.

On Jan 27-29, 200 leaders from water industry will gather in Albuquerque, NM to explore contaminant identification and treatment technology at AWWA 2008 Inorganic Contaminants Workshop. Water quality, research, and treatment professionals will discuss emerging contaminants, techniques for treatment and analysis, new challenges, and risk assessment. Over 40 presentations will cover nitrate and...

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Thirteen Individuals earn NIST awards.

In ceremonies held Dec 5, 2007, 13 local employees of Commerce Department's NIST were honored with awards. Acting Director, James Turner and Acting Deputy Director, Richard Kayser presented awards, assisted by other Institute officials. Five staff members received Bronze Medal Award, the highest honorary recognition given, characterized by outstanding or significant contributions that have...

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Electric Power Supply Association

EPSA objects to Soutwest Power Pool proposal.

According to SPP proposal, electricity flowing in region's wholesale Energy Imbalance Service Market will be treated as interruptible. In filing with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, EPSA asked FERC to reject SPP's proposal, which would prevent imbalance energy flows from being given Firm rather than Interruptible transmission service status. EPSA says SPP's proposed revisions would limit...

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Tripp Lite

Tripp Lite Names New Vice President of Operations

Chicago, IL (October 22, 2007) Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection equipment, is pleased to announce that Mr. Scott Higgins has joined the company as Vice President of Operations. In this position, he will be responsible for all Tripp Lite manufacturing and supply chain activities. Mr. Higgins brings to Tripp Lite a solid background in international supply chain sourcing...

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Avery Dennison Corporation

Avery Dennison Names Timothy Bond Head of Its Office Products Group

PASADENA, Calif. - October 2, 2007 - Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) announced that Timothy G. Bond has been named vice president and general manager of Avery Dennison's worldwide Office Products businesses, effective October 1, 2007. In his new role, Bond will provide strategic leadership for the Office Products businesses in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific. As vice...

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