Donations to Scholarship Fund Due January 12. The ACEC New York Scholarship Fund is now accepting donations for 2017-18. The Fund awards scholarships to undergraduate engineering students in New York State to promote the consulting engineering profession. Named scholarships reflect contributions of $2,500 or more and are awarded by the firm at an ACEC New York function. Firms can contribute whatever amount they wish; these funds are combined into general ACEC New York Scholarships and used to help the Scholarship Fund grow. To donate to the Scholarship Fund, complete the online form and send payment by January 12, 2018. Thank you to our current confirmed 2017-18 scholarship donors. The online application for students for the 2017-18 ACEC New York Scholarship is now available. This is a valuable opportunity for the next generation of engineers; we encourage you to share this link with any possible candidates.
120 ACEC New York Members Named to the 2017 NYC Code Revision Committees. The New York City Department of Buildings is mandated to keep the City’s Construction Codes up-to-date with the latest version of the International Code Council Codes (I-Codes). The Department has organized a series of Committees to assist with drafting revisions to the New York City Construction Codes. We are proud to announce that 120 ACEC New York members have been selected to provide their expertise to the City of New York by serving on the NYCDOB technical, advisory and managing committees. For a full listing of all committees, please visit the NYCDOB website.
NYCDOB Electrical Code Committee Update – Call for Volunteers. The New York City Department of Buildings is organizing Technical Committees to help draft revisions to the New York City Electrical Code (NYCEC) based on the National Electrical Code (NEC). If you or anyone from your firm wishes to participate on an Electrical Code Revision Committee, please submit a completed and signed application, including any required attachments, to the Department’s Committee Selection Team by January 25, 2018. The application and additional information on the Electrical Code Revision process can be found on the Department’s website.