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2014-06-23 16:22:02

Roadmap Details 125 Recommendations to Advance Energy Efficiency Standardization in the Built Environment NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the release today of the Standardization Roadmap: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment, U.S. industry, government, standards developing organizations (SDOs) and other energy efficiency stakeholders now have a national framework for action and coordination on future energy efficiency standardization. Developed by the American...

2014-03-20 12:31:01

NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Standardization has long been an important engine for innovation and economic growth. But as the world transitions to a truly global economy, standards have taken on special significance, helping to assure that organizations everywhere can compete on a level economic playing field. This year's U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day - Standards Level the Playing Field - will focus on how standards stimulate trade and overcome...

2014-01-31 12:27:47

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is currently seeking nominations of young electrotechnology professionals to participate in the upcoming IEC Young Professionals 2014 Workshop, which will be held on November 10-14, 2014, in Tokyo in conjunction with the 78th IEC General Meeting (GM). Nominations can be submitted using the USNC Young Professionals Workshop Nomination Form until April...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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