Sidney Glassman of Charles E. Smith Management has been elected president of the Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington. Other officers are Steven G. Fisher, Irving M. Kriegsfelk, Myron L. Christenson, William F. Grund and Larry Chambers John T. O'Neill will continue as exective vice president.

A state committee on energy conservation in buildings has been established in Maryland by William E., Bryant, director of codes administration for the state. James R. Novak acting director of the Prince George's County department of licenses and permits, was named to head the group, which includes representatives of public utilities, industry and local government officials. The committee will make legislative recommendations for energy conservation in the construction of buildings.

The George M. Ewing Co., architects, planners and engineers in downtown D.C., recently won a Bicentennial merit award from the Navy Facilities Engineering Command and the American Institute of Architects for the design of the Rickover Hall Engineering Studies Complex at the Naval Academy. The complex, built on land reclaimed from the Severn River, includes a 330-foot, ship model towing tank and three wind tunnels. John Carl Warnecke was the joint venture architect with Ewing.

The role of economically stable neighborhoods as assets of American cities will be analyzed by business men and community leaders Jan. 26-28 at a conference at the Bismarck Hotel in Chicago. Co-sponsors are the National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs and the National Development Council under a contract from the Small Business Administration.