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Program News - May 2013


2013 NEBB Annual Conference: Presentations Available for Download

The 2013 Annual Conference was held May 2-4 in Montreal, Quebec. With 400 plus attendees and 22 exhibits, the event was a tremendous success. As expected, the weather was exceptional, providing attendees with a wonderful opportunity to enjoy everything Montreal has to experience.
The program was also well received by attendees, featuring an interesting mix of technical and business sessions. These presentations are now available on the NEBB website.

NEBB Donates to ASHRAE Research

NEBB President Stan Fleischer presented a $10,000 check to Tim Wentz, Vice President, ASHRAE, at the opening session, continuing the long tradition of support for ASHRAE Research. NEBB’s donation will help fund research projects, “1245-RP 7.07 69,808 Determine the Effects of Duct Fittings on Air Velocity Measurements KANSAS STATE U. - Manhattan, KS” and “Measuring Air-tightness of Mid- and High-rise Non-residential Buildings.” More...

2014 NEBB Annual Conference: Call for papers

The 2014 NEBB Annual Conference will be held from April 3-5 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. NEBB is actively seeking abstracts for technical and business sessions with a focus on topics related to the NEBB disciplines. Interested parties are asked to submit a presentation abstract along with speaker bios to Mandy Kaur at no later than July 31, 2013.

NEBB In Action

NEBB is participating in High-Performance Building Week in Washington DC this week, co-sponsoring a reception on May 14, featuring Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) and Rep. David McKinley (R-WV), co-chairs, High Performance Building Caucus. NEBB President Stan Fleischer will help kick off the reception by highlighting the efforts of NEBB firms to improve building performance.
As part of the High-Performance week activities, NEBB representatives will also be attending a briefing at the Rayburn House Office Building, titled "Advancing the Building Industry: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council."

Upcoming NEBB Seminars

The NEBB website lists upcoming NEBB and Chapter Seminars. Please visit the events page for a complete listing of industry and NEBB events. Upcoming NEBB Technical Seminars:
• NEBB's Cleanroom Performance Testing Certified Technician Seminar, May 20-24, Fremont, CA
• NEBB's Technical Retro-Commissioning Seminar and Exam, July 17-20, Portland, OR
• NEBB's Fume Hood Testing Seminar and Exam for Certified Professionals, September 9-13, Kansas City, MO
• NEBB's Building Enclosure Testing Seminar, September 9-11, Washington, DC

Recertification Requirement

Recertification Paperwork
If your certification expired on March 31, 2013 and you did not turn in recertification paperwork to your chapter, your firm and CP status have now been suspended. Please contact your chapter or Elana Noel at with any questions regarding your firm or CP status.
Annual Fees
Please note that Annual Fees were due by March 31, 2013. If you have not paid your 2013 Annual Fees, your firm and CP status have now been suspended. To avoid decertification, please make payment no later than June 30, 2013. If you have any questions regarding your NEBB status, please contact your local chapter or Elana Noel at with any questions.



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