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Alternative Fuels Need More Than Hype to Drive Transportation Market

March 17, 2016 - in Corporate, Transportation

Hype followed by disappointment: That’s been the general pattern over the past few decades when an alternative fuel is presented to the public. It’s a fuel du jour phenomenon, from methanol to hydrogen, where government leaders and the media hype a new…

Carollo Engineers to Standardize on Bentley’s EADOC Capital Project Management Offering to Reduce Construction Management Costs

February 11, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate, Modeling

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 11, 2016—Carollo Engineers and Bentley Systems today announced that Carollo has chosen Bentley’s EADOC cloud-based construction management…

Siemens to Introduce New Version of its Desigo CC Building Management Platform

February 5, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy, Sensors

Frankfurt, Feb. 5, 2016—Under the motto "Make your building more livable," Siemens will show at the light+building trade fair from March 13 to 18,…

Western Specialty Contractors Participates in Clayton Police/Municipal Facility LEED Platinum Restoration Project

February 4, 2016 - in Buildings, Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

St. Louis, MO, Feb. 3, 2016—Western Specialty Contractors combined time-tested and modern, innovative techniques to restore the facade and parking garage of a structure in Downtown Clayton, Missouri into the state-of-the-art, LEED Platinum Certified Clayton…

Miami’s Stunning New Shark Tank

January 31, 2016 - in Feature, Featured

Digitally Fabricated Formwork Achieves Efficiency and Precision PROJECT: Gulf Stream Tank at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science in Miami, Fla. Size: 135 feet in diameter and 35 feet deep with more than 9,000 square feet of tank surface area holding…

QR Codes Speed Traffic Signal Repair Response, Improve Accuracy

January 28, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors, Transportation

January 27, 2016—When Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) electrician Owen Werth gets called about a malfunctioning traffic signal, it's not always during daylight hours, and less often during good weather. Sometimes the problem, and the solution,…

Education for Sustainability’s Sake

January 27, 2016 - in Buildings, Energy

By Jean Chui Energy efficiency and sustainability are at the heart of the philosophy on education of the United World College South East Asia (UWCSEA). From the facilities to its curriculum and student-led projects, the school made a big effort to green all…

The Korte Company Streamlines Construction Project Efficiency with CTERA

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2016—CTERA Networks today announced that The Korte Company, a leading U.S.-based construction and design firm, has selected CTERA's Enterprise File Services Platform to improve IT efficiencies and increase organizational productivity for…

Siemens to Present New Products for Smart and Energy-Efficient Buildings

January 21, 2016 - in Buildings, Products

Frankfurt, Jan. 21, 2016—Under the motto "Make your building more livable," Siemens will show at the light+building trade fair from March 13 to 18, 2016 how commercial buildings can be comfortable while also offering economical operation. Encompassing 1,100…

Engineering More Efficient Heavy Duty Vehicles

Although Class 8 Trucks only make up 4% of the vehicles on the road, they use about 20% of the nation's transportation fuel. In this video, learn how new fuel-efficient technologies are making our country's big rigs quieter, less polluting, more energy-efficient,…