Have you recently invested in a historic property? Are you preparing to renovate a building that's been around for decades or centuries?
As buildings age, so do the materials used in their construction. Believe it or not, even well-built... (Read More)
Now that spring is here, it's time to get out into nature and enjoy some fresh air.
Whether you're heading up into the mountains for a weekend camping trip, or are jetting out to Hawaii in the coming weeks, you'll want to make sure you have a... (Read More)
If your business landscaping features a lawn, trees, bushes, or flower beds, you're probably spending quite a bit of money watering and maintaining them.
Sadly, the EPA estimates nearly 50% of the water utilized for these processes goes to waste... (Read More)
Have you been working in the construction industry for years or even decades?
At some point do you want to strike out on your own, and maybe even establish your own business?
A new market analysis suggests that 2017 is the perfect year to do... (Read More)
According to Bizjournals.com, The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs issues over 50,000 building permits every year, but the process isn't exactly cut and dry.
Thanks to a variety of checks-and-balances, hundreds of sheets worth of... (Read More)
According to a recent study by PayScale.com, 11 of the top 15 bachelor's degrees providing the best salaries are in the field of engineering.
Electrical engineers are in the highest demand, while petroleum engineers top the list as the highest... (Read More)
You might not realize it, but there are a number of factors that play into every building project.
While major challenges like securing the right permits and acquiring the right talent to do the job often get the most fanfare, even seemingly... (Read More)
Since the beginning of time, humans have turned to nature in order to find inspiration for art, efficiency and feats of engineering.
Birds and bats inspired the airplane, while turtle and tortoise shells produced suggestions for better shields... (Read More)
A recent article at Engineering.com covers one of the newer, more creative trends in structural engineering.
According to the article, "A group of Clarkson University mathematicians and a civil engineer have developed a passive and non-invasive... (Read More)