Past Montreal Chapter President passes away
Laurier Nichols, PE, joined ASPE in 1996 and most recently worked for Stantec Consultants Ltd. In addition to ASPE, he was a member of the Quebec Order of Engineers, ASHRAE, the Quebec Association of Energy Management, and the faculty of Polytechnique Montréal. Laurier's obituary is available here.
ASPE seeks a Region 2 WOA Liaison
The Women of ASPE (WOA) Committee is looking to fill a position in the Region 2 area. You must be a current member of ASPE and part of the WOA special-interest group to apply. If you are interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
California water conservation also led to reduced energy consumption
During state-mandated water restrictions from June 2015 to April 2016, California saved 1,830 gigawatt-hours of electricity and reduced greenhouse gases by 521,000 metric tons. More>>
New Water Demand Calculator for residential buildings is available
This tool from IAPMO will help size systems consistent with the lower flow rates and consumption values from water-efficient plumbing fixtures and appliances. More>>
Registration is open for Legionella 2018 in Baltimore on May 9–11
This symposium presented by NSF International will feature experts on the latest monitoring, preventive, and mitigation treatment technologies and provide essential information for plumbing industry professionals, water suppliers, and public health authorities. More>>
Ohio code training is being held January 26
The Ohio Board of Building Standards is holding workshops to familiarize building professionals with the updated Ohio Building, Plumbing, and Mechanical Codes, which are based on the 2015 I-Codes. More>>
EPA releases a new report on potable water reuse
The 2017 Potable Reuse Compendium collects information on the extent of potable water reuse in the United States and the world, costs, and treatment processes.
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WaterSmart Innovations issues call for abstracts
The 10th annual WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition will be held October 3–5 in Las Vegas, and proposals for presentations on water conservation or urban water-efficiency topics will be accepted until February 26. More>>
AHRI launches a new online certification directory
The upgraded, searchable Directory of Certified Product Performance includes more than 7.2 million products certified by the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute.
The latest Canadian Electrical Code has been published
The 2018 edition includes streamlined requirements to help ensure safer installation and maintenance and to support the safe implementation of new technologies and renewable energy solutions. More>>
2018 Building Safety Month theme is announced
According to ICC, the theme of this international campaign held during the month of May is "Building Codes Save Lives." More>>
Long-time Jay R. Smith employee passes away
Richard Krauter, a former ASPE member, worked for Jay R. Smith Manufacturing Co. for nearly 59 years, advancing from the manufacturing plant to Regional Manager. More>>