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Energy Efficiency

Courtesy: Dewberry
Building Types June 5, 2020

Wellness is the new basis for building design

Because the COVID-19 pandemic is changing how we work, buildings have a unique opportunity to cause a profound effect on occupant wellness.

By Beth Keppler
Top row: Leonard Belliveau Jr., Jason R. Gerke, George D. Halkias. Bottow row: Joshua Meinig, Doug Sandridge. Courtesy: Jensen Hughes, GRAEF, Stantec, CDM Smith, RTM Engineering
Sustainability May 29, 2020

Warehouse, manufacturing facilities go high-tech: Sustainability and energy efficiency

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics buildings are more than simple boxy structures used to make products and store them before they move onto their next destination. Engineers working find these facilities can be as complex and advanced as any other building

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
One of the most significant changes to CEQA guidelines is the analysis of the project’s transportation impacts. California now uses Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) to evaluate a project’s transportation impacts on the environment. Courtesy: Dewberry
Environmental Health May 22, 2020

Understand the difference between NEPA and CEQA

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) are focused on the environmental impact of construction projects, but they have different emphases.

By Leslie Haglan
Neil Bulger, PE, LEED AP BD+C, 35
Events and Awards May 14, 2020

2020 40 Under 40: Neil Bulger, PE, LEED AP BD+C, 35

Principal, Cofounder, Red Car Analytics Inc., Santa Rosa, Calif. BS Mechanical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University

By Chris Vavra
Marie Curatolo, CEM, 30
Events and Awards May 14, 2020

2020 40 Under 40: Marie Curatolo, CEM, 30

Project Manager, ESD, Chicago; MS Sustainable Business Leadership, Lund University, Sweden

By Chris Vavra and Amara Rozgus
Alexej Goehring, PE, 39
Events and Awards May 14, 2020

2020 40 Under 40: Alexej Goehring, PE, 39

Associate, America’s Skills Leader, Arup, San Francisco; MS Engineering, Warwick University, U.K.

By Chris Vavra and Amara Rozgus
Shona O’Dea, LEED AP, WELL AP, 31
Events and Awards May 14, 2020

2020 40 Under 40: Shona O’Dea, LEED AP, WELL AP, 31

High Performance Design Leader - Senior Associate, DLR Group, Chicago; BS Building Services Engineering, MS Sustainability, Innovation and Technology, Dublin Institute of Technology; MS Technology, Purdue University

By Chris Vavra and Amara Rozgus
Michael Radio, PE, CEM, BEMP, LEED AP BD+C, 36
Events and Awards May 14, 2020

2020 40 Under 40: Michael Radio, PE, CEM, BEMP, LEED AP BD+C, 36

Associate Principal, Ballinger, Philadelphia; BS Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Drexel University

By Chris Vavra and Amara Rozgus
Marzia Sedino, PE, LEED AP BD+C, 38
Events and Awards May 14, 2020

2020 40 Under 40: Marzia Sedino, PE, LEED AP BD+C, 38

High-Performance Team Leader, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Chicago; Master’s, Environmental Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy

By Chris Vavra and Amara Rozgus
Johnathan Woodside, PE, LEED AP O+M, CxA, CEM, GGP, GBE, 37
Events and Awards May 14, 2020

2020 40 Under 40: Johnathan Woodside, PE, LEED AP O+M, CxA, CEM, GGP, GBE, 37

Senior Mechanical Engineer, Gresham Smith, Nashville; BS Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee State University; MBA, Tennessee Technological University

By Chris Vavra and Amara Rozgus