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Feature Article Follow Up: 167 N. Green St.

May 13, 2019 - in Articles, Buildings, Feature, Featured, Video

To complement a feature published in the April 2019 issue of Informed Infrastructure, "Making Everyone Happy: Early and Effective Collaboration to Realize a Beautiful Building," Todd Danielson, the magazine's editorial director, went to the Chicago office…

Making Everyone Happy: Early and Effective Collaboration to Realize a Beautiful Building

May 9, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  Structural engineers occupy a difficult niche in high-rise construction; too often, their role is perceived as a “reality check” on the actual…

Tunnel Vision: Blended Technologies for Tight Schedules and Tighter Conditions

May 9, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By John Stenmark John May is accustomed to taking on challenging projects, but he soon recognized that this one would be different. Meeting the project…

Aiming for Net Zero in Public Buildings: 8 Principles

May 9, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Buildings account for as much as 40 percent of all energy consumed in the United States. To increase the efficiency of buildings and address climate-change issues, government programs increasingly promote “net zero energy” (NZE) goals for public buildings.…

Aging Infrastructure Weighs Heavily on Water Utilities, J.D. Power Finds

May 9, 2019 - in Featured, News, Water

COSTA MESA, Calif. — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that $473 billion in drinking water infrastructure investment will be needed during the next 20 years as aging pipes and treatment and storage facilities require upgrades and replacement.…

After the Wildfire: Soil Stabilization Key to Recovery Efforts

May 2, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Fiber-reinforced matrix products are designed to give seed a stable growth medium on particularly steep slopes. Hydromulch was used on hillsides in the Verdugo Mountains in Los Angeles following the La Tuna Fire, which started Sept. 1, 2017, and burned 7,194…

AW-Energy’s WaveRoller Using the Endless Energy of the Ocean’s Waves to Generate Electricity at New SURGE 2 Project in Peniche, Portugal Manufacturing Certificate Issued by Lloyd’s Register

May 2, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News, Renewables

WaveRoller provides a reliable and predictable source of renewable energy to the energy system that compliments more intermittent technologies such as wind and solar. WaveRoller taps the unused ocean energy resource that is readily available also for many…

Biogas Energy Storage System Launches at Wastewater Plant

May 1, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News

A commercial thermal energy storage system that converts biogas from a wastewater treatment plant has begun operating in South Australia. Energy storage company 1414 Degrees switched on its gas thermal energy storage system (TESS) at the Glenelg Wastewater…

Video: Performance-Based Specifications to Improve Water Infrastructure

April 30, 2019 - in Featured, Stormwater, Video, Water

Josh Herchl, national infrastructure market manager with Advanced Drainage Solutions Inc., talks about strategies to improve the nation's water infrastructure.

AISI Releases Cold-Formed Steel Shear Wall Design Guide, 2019 Edition

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has released Cold-Formed Steel Shear Wall Design Guide, 2019 Edition (AISI D113-19), which provides discussion and design examples of steel sheet and wood structural panel sheathed, cold-formed…