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UW Gives ‘Redshirt Engineers’ 5-Year Program

By Katherine Long SEATTLE (AP) – When she got the letter in summer 2013, Courtney Seto thought it sounded too good to be true. A free program that offered automatic acceptance into the University of Washington’s engineering school? Did everyone get this letter? Seto had already been accepted to the UW as an incoming freshman, [...]

At AHR – Modine Offers A Full List Of Free, Accredited HVAC Courses

Modine is offering a full schedule of CEU courses at AHR Expo ’15 in Chicago. Classes presented by Modine provide professional development opportunities and cover a variety of industry related concepts. Each of the accredited presentations is approved by the Milwaukee School of Engineering and gives participants 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEU). Registration for courses [...]

Registration Is Open For BOC® Level I Series In Illinois!

Building Operator Certification classes are available in Glen Ellyn and Chicago starting in January. Register today to secure your spot for training. Why should you become certified? Typical participants for the Building Operator Certification Program see average annual savings of 144,200 kWh and 3,600 therms for a 200,00 SF facility, equivalent to nearly $16,000 at [...]

Coal Losses Pile Up As Rail Struggles To Catch Up

By Matthew Stottlemyre GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) – The importance of rail to Campbell County is easy to see. The county seat is named for Edward Gillette, a Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad surveyor who helped bring the railroad and put the city on the map. As much as Gillette owes the railroad, the city and [...]

Bird’s Fate Shaping Energy Development In US West

By Matthew Brown and Mead Gruver SARATOGA, Wyo. (AP) – Efforts to conserve a struggling species of grouse that ranges across the Western U.S. are having far-reaching effects on the region’s energy industry as the Obama administration decides whether the bird needs more protections. Sales of leases on 8.1 million acres of federal oil and [...]