New Hampshire has recently adopted two National Fire Protection Assn. safety codes: the 2003 edition of NFPA 1, Uniform Fire Code , and the 2000 edition of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code .
BetterBricks, an initiative of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, recently honored six commercial building professionals for their commitment to sustainable, high-performance building in Oregon and southwest Washington. More information, including the winners, is available at www.betterbricks.com .
Automated technologies company ABB will officially open a corporate research center at its industrial control system facility in Wickliffe, Ohio, near Cleveland. The center will concentrate on advanced computer process control and robotics to improve efficiency and capabilities at industrial plants and electric utilities.
The International Assoc. of Lighting designers last month celebrated its 35th anniversary. The IALD college of fellows and board of directors also announced the induction of Naomi Miller as a fellow.