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Water Environment Federation Releases Future of Stormwater Report

October 7, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Stormwater

CHICAGO, Ill.— A new comprehensive report from the Water Environment Federation (WEF) details the challenges, opportunities, and pathways to improving the nation’s stormwater systems. The release of Rainfall to results: The future of stormwater at WEFTEC…

PennDOT Accepting Unsolicited Public-Private Partnership Proposals Until Oct. 31

October 2, 2015 - in Financial

Harrisburg, Pa. – The PennDOT Office of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) today announced that it is accepting unsolicited proposals for transportation…

Illuminating Above and Below: LiDAR and GPR Form a Dynamic Data-Collection Duo

September 30, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

Mobile mapping platforms that capture detailed 3D views of infrastructure with LiDAR sensors are on the rise as an accepted best practice, particularly…

Technical Innovation’s Critical Space Solutions to Showcase Control Room Design at Critical Facilities Summit

September 30, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

Technical Innovation’s Critical Space Solutions will host a booth at the third annual Critical Facilities Summit in Charlotte, NC, Oct 5th- 7th. This two-and-a-half-day event, designed for senior-level professionals in mission critical facility design, construction,…

White House Announces Envision Charlotte to Host Launch of National Envision America Initiative in January, 2016

September 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

Charlotte, NC – The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has tapped Envision Charlotte as the model for a national smart cities initiative named Envision America that will launch in the Queen City in January, 2016. Envision Charlotte also…

High Performance Homes Wins 2015 Housing Innovation Award

August 14, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy

GETTYSBURG, Pa., Aug. 13, 2015—High Performance Homes (HPH) an industry-leading builder of high performance homes in the Mid-Atlantic, has been selected as a 2015 Housing Innovation Award Winner by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The Housing Innovation…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Awards $7.1 Million to Seven States, National Park Service to Speed Innovation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced more than $7.1 million in grants from the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration program to fund nine projects in Florida, Kansas,…

Five Civil Engineering Failures that Led to Design Breakthroughs and New Technology

July 28, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Progress is rarely ever a straight, ascending line. More often than not, accidents will happen in the pursuit of higher technology and practices. Failure is something that engineers and scientists must both be ready for and expect, because failure is what…

EPA Honors Winners of the 20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2015—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing landmark green chemistry technologies developed by industrial pioneers and leading scientists that turn climate risk and other environmental problems into business opportunities,…

ONE DROP collaborates with Microsoft, Using Technology to Raise Awareness of Water Issues

June 1, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

MONTREAL, June 1, 2015—ONE DROP is pleased to announce an innovative collaboration with Microsoft to raise awareness of water issues worldwide and leverage technology to empower philanthropy. The ONE DROP of Life app, launched at the USA Pavilion titled…