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Events and Dates for Issuing Proclamations

Engineers Week (February 19-25, 2023)
Engineers Week (EWeek) was founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers in 1951. EWeek is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers. Link to external site for EWeek: https://www.nspe.org/resources/partners-and-state-societies/engineers-week


Building Safety Month (May 2023)
Building Safety Month is an international campaign that takes place in May to raise awareness about building safety. This campaign reinforces the need for the adoption of modern, regularly-updated building codes, and helps individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create safe and sustainable structures. Link to external site for Building Safety Month: https://www.iccsafe.org/advocacy/building-safety-month/building-safety-month/


International Women in Engineering Day (June 23, 2023)
International Women in Engineering Day is an international awareness campaign which raises the profile of women in engineering and focuses attention on the career opportunities available to girls. Link to external site for International Women in Engineering Day: http://www.inwed.org.uk/


High Performance Buildings Week (TBD, 2023)
High Performance Building Week was created by a coalition comprised of approximately 200 organizations to inform policymakers of the impact high performance buildings have on communities. They support the development of innovative policies and legislation to improve resiliency, workforce development, energy and water efficiency. Link to external site for High Performance Building Week: https://hpbuildings.org/


World Refrigeration Day (June 26, 2023)
World Refrigeration Day is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat-pump sector and focuses attention on the significant role that the industry and its technology play in modern life and society. Link to external site for World Refrigeration Day: https://www.unenvironment.org/events/campaign/world-refrigeration-day


Energy Efficiency Day (TBD, 2023)
The goal of Energy Efficiency Day is to share tips, tools and stories that promote the multiple benefits of energy efficiency, from lower costs to healthier homes. Link to external site for Energy Efficiency Day: https://energyefficiencyday.org/


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