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Not long ago, most
professionals belonged to their national, state or local association. Or they
belonged to a peer group, civic club, or some organization that exposed them to
new ideas, skills, and tools, all while networking with other pros.
CABA's Intelligent & Integrated Buildings Counci is reporting that time is running out to participate in its collaborative North American Intelligent Buildings Roadmap research project. Organizations participating in the research
I’ve always been baffled by the low turnout for many construction-related trade shows. Even when the number of attendees reaches record levels, the total represents a fraction of the universe of contractors, engineers, architects, wholesalers, and maintenance pros who should be attending.
ASHRAE is reporting a memorandum of understanding was signed between the society and the Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (JSRAE). The two groups agreed “to advance and promote