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.


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 .

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 .


• 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.

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