• The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) nominated Gina McCarthy as administrator.

• The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) nominated Ernest Moniz as secretary of energy.

Mechanical Contractors Association of the Central Gulf Coast (MCACGC) executive director Henry Heier received the Policy Champion award from the Texas Combined Heat and Power Initiative (Houston).

EEB Hub (Philadelphia) welcomed Dr. Kristina M. Johnson, Gerard H. Sweeney, and Duane Desiderio to its advisory board.

HVAC Excellence (Washington) granted accreditation to Jefferson College’s (Hillsboro, Mo.) HVAC program.

Women in HVACR (Damascus, Md.) will host its Mid-Atlantic regional meeting & educational session April 25 in Laurel, Md.

National Association of Oil and Energy Science (OESP) announced that Ray Wohlfarth will speak at its annual convention and trade show, May 19-23 in Hershey, Pa.

• The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) will host its second annual Building Performance Forum, Oct. 1-2, and Service Managers Forum, Oct. 3-4, in Austin, Texas.

Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) elected its 2013 Board Officers: Mark Jansen, president; Jim Petersen, vice president; Brett Dillon, secretary; and Lee O’Neal, treasurer.

Publication date: 3/25/2013