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A/E/C firms are beginning to pass on large, wide-ranging online job boards in favor of specified, industry job boards—which, unlike generalized sites, provide very detailed job classifications for hiring needs—according to Natick, Mass.-based ZweigWhite. Earlier this month, the U.S. Green Building Council released its LEED for Existing Buildings Rating System for public comment.

03/01/2004


A/E/C firms are beginning to pass on large, wide-ranging online job boards in favor of specified, industry job boards—which, unlike generalized sites, provide very detailed job classifications for hiring needs—according to Natick, Mass.-based ZweigWhite.

Earlier this month, the U.S. Green Building Council released its LEED for Existing Buildings Rating System for public comment. The system targets commercial building space with environmental standards for optimizing building operation and maintenance. The open period ends March 30.

ASHRAE is forming new committees on educational, health-care and judicial facilities. The committees will hold their first meetings at ASHRAE's 2004 Annual Meeting in June in Nashville, Tenn. The health-care committee replaces an existing subcommittee of TC 9.8.

Time Engineers, a recently released educational computer game created in conjunction with the College of Engineering at Valparaiso University, introduces middle and high school students to math, physics, science, history—and mechanical engineering.





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