• The HVACR Workforce Development Foundation (Arlington, Va.) named Thomas N. Applegate (below, left) and Rosemary Sparks (below, right) to its board of trustees.

The HVACR Workforce Development Foundation named Thomas N. Applegate to its board of trustees The HVACR Workforce Development Foundation named Rosemary Sparks to its board of trustees.

• The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) signed a memorandum of understanding with Energy Efficiency Management Inc. (EEM) to expand the market for BPI’s Building Science Principles Certificate of Knowledge to the real estate community.

• The Healthy House Institute (HHI) and the Home Ventilating Institute (HVI) announced the release of “Quick Guide to Ventilation and Filtration,” a two-page guide to health-promoting solutions for consumers.

• The Environmental Services Association (ESA) will hold a certified mold remediation course Sept. 26-27 in Cinnaminson, N.J. The cost is $475.

• RSES (Rolling Meadows, Ill.) awarded CM status to David C. Christensen, Robert S. Delange, Andrew R. Boilea, Pasquale Mirabelli, and Brendan Myers. John G. DeGhetto achieved CMS status.

• HVAC Excellence (Washington) granted another six-year accreditation to Dunwoody College of Technology’s (Minneapolis) HVAC program.

Luis Escobar• Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) manager of codes and standards Luis Escobar (right) was appointed to the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials’ (IAPMO) 2015 Uniform Solar Energy & Hydronics Technical Committee, serving in the research/standards/testing lab interest category.

Publication date: 9/16/2013

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