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  • The OASIS Open Building Information Exchange (oBIX) Technical Committee will host a one-day educational track on the standardized use of XML and web services in buildings at BuilConn 2005, which takes place in Dallas, March 21%%MDASSML%%24.

  • A new book, Smart Sensors and MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems), covers the latest achievements in sensor technologies made by 11 experts from the United States and Europe during the NATO Advanced Study Institute in Povoa de Varzim, Portugal in 2003.

  • The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute has released guidelines for third-party product emissions laboratories interested in becoming qualified to test products for its indoor air quality certification program. See for more.

  • Structured connectivity provider SYSTIMAX Solutions last month opened its new Executive Briefing Center at its headquarters in Richardson, Texas. The center includes a theater room, hot desk interactive area and displays and demos of the company's product offerings.

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40 Under Forty: Get Recognized
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MEP Giants Program
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May 2018
40 Under 40 winners, fire and life safety, performance-based designs, and more
April 2018
VRFs, lighting controls, BIM coordination, and more
March 2018
Sizing water pipes, ASHRAE 90.1, recovering waste heat, and more
Data Centers: Impacts of Climate and Cooling Technology
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
Safety First: Arc Flash 101
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
Critical Power: Hospital Electrical Systems
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
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