Marshalltown Generating Station - Iowa (feature)
May 19, 2017

In Iowa, Alliant Energy’s Marshalltown Generating Station received the Envision Platinum award from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. The facility is the first in Iowa to earn an...
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Photo: Garver USA
March 16, 2017

The Water Source Geothermal project implemented at the Nashville International Airport in Tennessee earned Envision Silver from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. In 2010, the Metro...
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Otto Lynch - Power Grid - feature image
February 16, 2017

Now more than ever, our power infrastructure is at risk. Significant power outages have risen from 76 in 2007 to 307 in 2011 largely due to aging and underfunded infrastructure equipment and...
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September 15, 2016

ASCE honored the City of Burbank Water and Power EcoCampus, in Burbank, CA, with the 2016 Innovation in Sustainable Engineering Award for using the latest technologies in rehabilitating its...
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May 7, 2011

A common critique by naysayers of green design is that the return on investment does not cover the up front cost of energy efficient products.  I say these people are just impatient.  The payback...
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September 16, 2009

I became a civil engineer because I wanted to make a big impact on society. Over time, I’ve become particularly concerned with society’s impact on the environment. I find large-budget LEED...
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