• Chicagoland Sheet Metal Contractors Association (CSMCA) installed William Niehoff Jr. as its president along with Jack Baer, vice president, and Patrick Ludvigsen, secretary-treasurer.

  • The Heat Exchange Institute (HEI) released the third edition of Performance Standard for Liquid Ring Vacuum Pumps.

  • The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) awarded George Kiemle, president of Owens Corning Insulating Systems Business, with the Stanley Matthews Memorial Award.

  • The Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) announced its 2006 Employee Compensation Study will be mailed out early January.

  • North American Technician Excellence (NATE) has made the Knowledge Areas of Technician Expertise (KATEs) available on its Web site, www.natex.org.

    Publication date: 11/28/2005