EMBODIED CARBON

It’s Time for the Building Industry to Cut Down on Embodied Carbon

Climate change is the fundamental design problem of our time; not education, not urban sprawl, not disease, not justice. The threat climate change poses...

On-Site Efficiency

It’s been several years since Thunder Creek Equipment, the original innovator of square-by-design fuel trailers, launched its first trailer. Since then, the company has...

When the Dust Settles

Since 1945, Buffalo Turbine LLC has been an innovator in turbine style debris blowers, dusters, misters for dust and odor control, and sprayers. Buffalo...

Readily Biodegradable Fluids

Performance and sustainability—two words with growing importance in the construction industry. Performance is a must-have to complete any job effectively, efficiently, on-time, and on-budget,...
Weather Monitoring

Advances in Weather Monitoring

Weather affects the construction industry in a number of ways and can impact worker safety, productivity and, most importantly, a project’s bottom line. Fortunately,...

Asphalt Pavements Going Green

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) held their first survey of asphalt mix producers in 2009. At that...

Scenic Surface

Located 50 miles east of Phoenix, Boyce Thompson Arboretum welcomes 85,000 visitors annually. From the Visitor Center, they walk downhill on the main trail...

Dust, Noise, or Vibration

Increased awareness of environmental issues around demolition and construction sites has resulted in growing numbers of local complaints by nearby residents—especially when visible dust...

Living Wall: Green Space on Building Adds Life

Substations are critical components in the electrical grid. Without them, utilities could not get electricity to customers in the areas they serve.

LEED Strategies

By Tommy Linstroth It might not always be top of mind on the jobsite, but what happens during construction...