October 25, 2012, Austin, TX — Fiatech is pleased to announce that the Fiatech Regulatory Streamlining Committee is presenting a course this week at the 2012 International Code Council (ICC) Annual Business Meeting in Portland, Oregon, October 21-26. Committee members Avolve Software Corporation and Solibri LLC co-authored the course with committee member Target, the corporate sponsor for education at the ICC 2012 Annual Business Meeting. The course will assist code officials in streamlining plan review and paperless business processes.
Austin, TX, October 15, 2012 — Fiatech has announced that it has developed a “members only” area on its web site. The area features calendars, discussion threads, deliverables, presentations and collaborative project groups. Fiatech members are encouraged to register from the Fiatech home page (in the top right hand corner) and begin using this exclusive area. Go to www.fiatech.org to begin the process.
We cordially invite you to the 30th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC 2013), which will be held from August 11 to 15, 2013 in Montréal, Canada. Fiatech is a supporter of this international event.
Fiatech is beginning its annual project formation process. This gives Fiatech members the opportunity to propose new project ideas and, based on member consensus and budget availability, decide which projects Fiatech should pursue.
Austin, TX, August 22, 2012 — Building upon the success of its meeting held last year at SPAR Europe 2011, Fiatech is proud to announce that we have partnered with the SPAR Point Group once again to hold a one-day meeting on November 12, 2012, in conjunction with the SPAR Europe 2012 event in The Hague, Netherlands.
Fiatech is launching a new project, "Harmonizing Industry Standards to Exchange Equipment Data" (HEED). The objective of this initiative is to demonstrate the use of electronic data exchange (EDE) to integrate and automate the processes and software applications used for performance and margin management of equipment included in mechanical systems. The use cases for this project will be based on a closed loop, heat transfer, liquid circulating (CHL) system, and will include information on centrifugal pumps, valves, motor operated valves, heat exchangers, a control system, and piping.
Fiatech held a drawing on June 28 for all who provided feedback on the 2012 conference evaluation and we're pleased to announce that Alan Leonard from Suncor Energy was selected during the random drawing. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us at next year's Technology Conference & Showcase in San Antonio, Texas, March 25-27, 2013.