• 4.07.2016

    Connecting the Data: What Asset Management Can Do for Utilities

    Contributed by Rishi Immanni

    Utility companies manage incredible amounts of facility information, inventory, and tangible assets. Recently, they have been increasing their mobile offerings to consumers, ...
  • 3.31.2016

    Standing Tall in the Harshest Environments

    Contributed by Beth Smyre

    The 2.4-mile, 5,000-car-per-day Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in North Carolina is a feat of engineering. Located in the highest risk area for ...
  • 3.24.2016

    Retracing History: Honoring Surveyors

    Contributed by Adam Hales

    Surveyors who originally crossed the U.S. looked a lot different than the modern surveyor. These frontiersmen carried survival equipment along with their ...
  • 3.17.2016

    Coastal Resilience Planning in Connecticut

    Contributed by Scott Choquette and Sarah Hamm

    On October 29, 2012, Branford, Madison, and Milford, Connecticut, were hit by Superstorm Sandy. In Milford alone, more than 2,000 homes were ...
  • 3.10.2016

    What You Should Know About Groundwater

    Contributed by Glenn Pearson

    From coast to coast, we serve numerous public and private clients that rely on clean groundwater. Unfortunately, what we’ve observed through our ...
  • 3.03.2016

    Engineering with Emerging Drone Technology

    Contributed by Stephen Franks

    I recently attended a training about pairing an emerging technology, drone imagery, with Esri’s ArcGIS mapping platform. What’s exciting about this combination ...
  • 2.25.2016

    Celebrating Our Engineers

    Contributed by Mark Pearson, Lorraine Pennino, Scott Ehrhardt, Anna Vanderhoof, Justin Fries, and Glenn Pearson

    National Engineers Week has been celebrated since 1951 when it was started by the National Society of Professional Engineers. The week is ...
  • 2.18.2016

    Coastal Modeling: Virtual Simulations with Real-Life Resilience Outcomes

    Contributed by Jeff Gangai

    Last year was the third anniversary of Superstorm Sandy and the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, events that have forever changed the ...
  • 2.11.2016

    A Critical Moment for Our Wildfire Risk Model

    Contributed by Laurel McGinley

    In 2015, a Dewberry team of engineers, planners, and geospatial analysts developed a tool to aid communities, state and federal agencies, and ...
  • 2.04.2016

    FEMA Flood Map Regulatory Process: What You Should Know

    Contributed by Seng Chan

    As a contractor for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), my role is to ensure that communities receive proper due process when ...
  • 1.28.2016

    Advancing and Applying Climate Science Technology

    Contributed by Dmitry Smirnov

    When architects get together to discuss the built environment, they often don’t use climate data in their presentations. As a climate scientist, ...
  • 1.21.2016

    Taking the Mapping of Alaska to New Heights

    Contributed by Dave Maune

    In 2008, we were faced with the challenge of mapping Alaska, the only state with no digital orthophotos or other forms of ...
  • 1.14.2016

    The Case Against Commoditized Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Design

    Contributed by Shepard Hockaday

    Throughout the last few years, I’ve been struck by the number of building owners who consider mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) services ...
  • 1.07.2016

    Emerging Healthcare Real Estate Trends

    Contributed by Chris Cirrotti

    Recently, I had the pleasure of moderating two panels about healthcare real estate trends in New Jersey and beyond. The first was ...
  • 12.30.2015

    Taking Professional Development to the Next Level

    Contributed by Dan Pleasant and Sathya Mathavan

    Building on a strong culture of coaching and mentoring for different levels of staff and our strong entry-level and internship hiring programs ...
  • 12.23.2015

    Transporting a Nation toward Stability: The FAST Act of 2015

    Contributed by Gary Neuwerth and Rachel Vandenberg

    On December 4, 2015 President Obama signed into law the $305 billion Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. This act reauthorized ...
  • 12.17.2015

    Improving our Sustainability: An Ongoing Commitment

    Contributed by Lidia Berger

    In any business, it's vital that consistent record-keeping is used to benchmark progress. Corporate sustainability reporting is no different. Organizations at home ...
  • 12.10.2015

    Millennial Housing: Paving the Way for Change

    Contributed by Dan Anderton

    New housing demands are on the rise and at the 2015 Maryland Housing Conference I focused on these demands in my presentation ...
  • 12.03.2015

    My GreenBuild Experience

    Contributed by Penelope Peralta

    GreenBuild is a yearly event that offers three days of speakers, workshops, tours to visit green buildings, and networking opportunities, and provides ...
  • 11.25.2015

    Through the Smoke: Clearing up Hospital Smoke Control Testing and Documentation Requirements

    Contributed by Alex Harwell

    Healthcare accreditation agencies are making smoke control system compliance a priority. These systems can become a problematic situation for many hospital facilities ...
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