The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving on its Standards Technical Committees (STCs). The deadline to submit applications is Dec. 19.

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and LonMark Intl. (San Jose, California) announced two standards — ANSI/CEA-709.5, “Control Networking Protocol Specification Part 5: Implementation-Application-Layer-Guidelines,” and ANSI/CEA 709.6, “Control Networking Protocol Specification Part 6: Application Elements” — are now American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved standards.

Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association (PHCC) recognized its Indiana and Tennessee state chapters with top legislative awards for their government advocacy efforts.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported manufacturing labor productivity jumped 4.9 percent in the third quarter of 2015, up from 2.1 percent in the second quarter of 2015.

Publication date: 12/7/2015 

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