• TheSheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA)awardedStacey Smyly, executive director of the SMACNA-Kansas City Chapter, the Petersen-Dunn Award for Chapter Executive of the Year at the SMACNA 68th annual convention.

Glenn McNamaraHVAC Excellence has conferred the title of Certified Master HVACR Educator (CMHE) upon Glenn McNamara (right) of Lincoln Technical Institute in Union, N.J.

• The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) announced the relaunch of www.PhaseOutFacts.org, a website intended to keep industry professionals and equipment owners informed on the phaseout of ozone depleting refrigerants.

• The International Code Council and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers have collaborated to create a publication that contains both the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2010 Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings in one volume to help ensure newly built and renovated buildings are in compliance with the latest codes and standards.

Publication date: 11/7/2011