News at a Glance

The National Society of Professional Engineers is seeking nominations for its Mentor of the Year Award. Lexington Insurance Co. has introduced Upgrade to Green Commercial. Also: upcoming events and conferences.

03/01/2008


The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) is seeking nominations for its Mentor of the Year Award, given each year to the one member of NSPE who best exemplifies the ideal image of a mentor. Submissions are due by March 31. For more information, go to www.nspe.org .

Lexington Insurance Co., Boston, has introduced Upgrade to Green Commercial, a plan that allows for the rebuilding of sites with green construction practices. The company will cover the expenses of sustainable building practices and other eco-friendly materials, along with paying the costs of recycling during reconstruction and at the time of loss. For more information, go to www.lexingtoninsurance.com .

EVENTS

• April 21-24: IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Expo, McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago.

• April 22%%MDASSML%%24: National Conference on Building Commissioning (NCBC), Marriott Newport Beach Resort and Spa, Newport Beach, Calif.

• May 19-22: Ecobuild America and AEC Science & Technology, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif.





No comments
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
Combined heat and power; Assessing replacement of electrical systems; Energy codes and lighting; Salary Survey; Fan efficiency
Commissioning lighting control systems; 2016 Commissioning Giants; Design high-efficiency hot water systems for hospitals; Evaluating condensation and condensate
Solving HVAC challenges; Thermal comfort criteria; Liquid-immersion cooling; Specifying VRF systems; 2016 Product of the Year winners
Driving motor efficiency; Preventing Arc Flash in mission critical facilities; Integrating alternative power and existing electrical systems
Putting COPS into context; Designing medium-voltage electrical systems; Planning and designing resilient, efficient data centers; The nine steps of designing generator fuel systems
Designing generator systems; Using online commissioning tools; Selective coordination best practices
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.
click me