Shapiro & Duncan recently implemented renovations that will allow the American Geophysical Union headquarters in Washington D.C. to be the District’s first building to generate more energy than it uses.
Last year, Bradford White teamed up with Fortiva Retail Credit to allow contractors to offer financing to the “second look” customer, those customers with a lower than “good” credit score. And there are a lot of those customers – more than half of the U.S. population has less-than-prime credit profiles.
There is one provision in both the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and International Plumbing Code (IPC) that endangers public health and bloats construction budgets: the requirement to provide hot water at all public lavatories.
The ramifications of the Flint, Michigan, water crisis continues to spread more than two years after the city was thrust into the national spotlight because of lead contamination in its drinking water. What happened in Flint was a tragedy, but it also accelerated a larger trend around municipal water.
Way back in 1961, a bunch of like-minded folks got together to solve a problem in Medina Lake, Texas. All too often, fires had ravaged homes, vehicles and boats. Occasional wildfires spread with no means of controlling them quickly. And, of course, cats went too far out on a limb.
Last August, Oracle Construction and Engineering opened an Innovation Lab in the Chicago suburb of Deerfield designed to accelerate the company’s efforts to help the construction industry explore the latest technologies and drive the type of digital transformation that only sounds futuristic.
The old saying is that, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” However, when one contractor calls the other a high-priced crook or a low-ball fool of questionable quality, neither looks good in the eyes of the intelligent consumer. And if their prices are too high or low, they are hurting themselves.
“How much water would it take to do that?” This question is the basis of two notable government-sponsored experiments conducted in 2018. Water was the chosen substance to reconstruct the beaches of the Grand Canyon and keep a rocket platform cool.
In the changing world of Internet marketing, there is no "set it and forget it" option. As search engines — most notably Google — get smarter, the rules for search engine optimization (SEO) change, too.
When I say the Mod Squad, I’m not talking about the diverse trio of undercover police agents that gave television a breath of fresh air in the late-1960s and early-1970s. No, this is about so much more than the redemption of Pete, Julie and Linc’s past.