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Podcast: Technology Adoption of Water Utilities

September 2, 2021 - in Articles, Interview, Multimedia, Podcasts, Videos, Water

  Hydraulic modeling is not new to the water industry; however, recent industry influences have resulted in utilities expanding use of modeling software: COVID has changed the game for many industries and their workforce, and this has had an impact on…

Specification Section: 2021 Sustainable Products and Design Software Guide

September 2, 2021 - in Articles, Directory, specification section

This guide briefly showcases innovative products, technology, services and design software used by civil and structural engineers throughout the industry,…

Letters from Sustainable Engineering Issue 2021

September 2, 2021 - in Articles, Letters

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Future Forward: The Future of Heat Transfer May Lie Underground

September 1, 2021 - in Articles, Profile

This particular webcam interview was recorded by Todd Danielson, the editorial director of Informed Infrastructure. You can view a video of the full interview in the window at the top of this page. Charlie Copeland is the president and CEO of Goldman…

Change Leader: The Power of Education to Change Lives

September 1, 2021 - in Articles, Profile

These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject and are not necessarily shared or endorsed by this publication. This particular webcam interview was recorded by Todd Danielson, the editorial director of Informed…

Sustainable Infrastructure: Informed Path To Net Zero: From Building Design to Operation

September 1, 2021 - in Articles, Column

Greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions are agreed to be the culprit that shifts global weather patterns, threatens climate systems and endangers human health. Long-term effects of GHGs only can be reversed by global proactive actions focused on emission reduction.…

From The Editor: Climate Change Now Is ‘The Issue’

September 1, 2021 - in Articles, Column

My October 2020 column was titled “Engineers Need to Lead the Way on Climate Change Mitigation,” and I tried to make the point that our profession has a responsibility to maintain an environment that’s best for the world, and we need to do more…

Executive Corner: 2021 Mid-Year Executive Outlook

September 1, 2021 - in Articles, Column

As the disruption and severity of the global pandemic continues to fade, A/E leaders across the country are ready to take on the challenges and opportunities left in its wake. I recently connected with several CEOs from coast to coast for our annual Mid-Year…

Sustainability in the Solar Industry

September 1, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Figure 1. Projected growth of various fuels.   By Chris Kline and Dan Salas Utility-scale solar power in the United States is projected to continue growing for the next several decades in support of national energy goals. The primary purpose of utility-scale…

Managing Water Assets with Reality-Capture Technologies

September 1, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Maintaining water and wastewater infrastructure often is challenging. Water facilities rely on large, often-complicated networks of piping, steel structures, equipment and tanks that aren’t always easily accessible. These elements often are located in areas…