In our continual quest for energy efficient options, more and more evidence has been revealing the benefits of using heat pumps in residential buildings. In this week’s blog post, [...]
Sustainable building material is still a hot topic in industry and research. As our world’s population continues to grow, sustainability will become even more critical in coming ye[...]
Sadly, hospitals have been a big point of discussion lately. How they function and how they adapt to unknown challenges are major talking points. What will hospitals look like in t[...]
Sludge, the suspended and dissolved solids produced during water treatment, has long been a waste product. Both sewage and waterworks sludge are considered a non-hazardous material[...]
From algal blooms to dead zones, we cause considerable damage by allowing nitrogen to be released into our waterways. Since the activated sludge process commonly used at water trea[...]
We thought we would have some fun this week and do a round up of some of the latest designs using unusual materials. It’s all about carbon lately. Carbon fiber is a popular – often[...]
Current tunneling schedules and costs are hard to estimate due to the uncertainty of geologic conditions. This leaves everyone – engineer and client alike – wondering what the fina[...]
GNSS, or Global Navigation Satellite System, are the satellite constellations that provides positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) services on a global or a regional scale. GPS [...]
As our planet’s climate changes, scientists hunt for ways to assess, forecast, and mitigate the risks from fires and other hazards. Our current prediction methods, based on previou[...]
Modular construction is on the rise. Some clear benefits to modular construction are that it’s faster and safer than on-site construction, allows for better quality control, and it[...]
With an event like COVID-19, we are starting to have a better understanding of the value of spaces like gardens and parks. Many people took up gardening during lockdowns and more p[...]
Coral reefs provide vital habitat for a whole myriad of oceanic life. While they are important to preserve for their own sake, coral reefs also benefit coastal structures and commu[...]