• The American Supply Association (ASA) gave Nick Giuffre, president and CEO of Bradford White Corp., the Fred V. Keenan Lifetime Achievement Award at the ASA’s annual convention.

• The International Code Council and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) collaborated to create a publication with energy-efficiency requirements for residential and commercial buildings. The publication contains both the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code and ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2010 Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings in one volume.

• The Green Building Certification Institute, the independent nonprofit organization that certifies sustainable building projects nationally for the U.S. Green Building Council, named Jim Weiner, AIA, to the inaugural class of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Fellow.

Publication date: 10/31/2011