The A/E/C industry is ever-changing because of technology, improved processes, strategies, project delivery methods, the workforce and much more. And we love content that is educational, thought-provoking and inspiring.
So we thought we’d share. Here are five articles that caught our eye this week to help keep you in the know.
Winter is upon us, and it’s always a good idea to be more cognizant of the potential for freezing pipes. America’s infrastructure is aging and always under stress, so taking steps to protect it is critical. What can you do to prevent pipes from freezing? This article from Water Online addresses that and other winter-weather issues. Bundle up.
We know that timely road maintenance saves money and energy relative to allowing pavement to deteriorate to a point in which reconstruction is necessary. A Rutgers University study says preventive maintenance makes a noticeable difference for the environment as well by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex experienced a fruitful 2018 in commercial real estate. What has the Metroplex poised to be one of North America’s leading cities this century? A Bisnow slideshow examines 10 trends that explain the incredible momentum.
Extreme weather risks are real, and the costs to recover from a catastrophic weather event continue to climb. This underscores the importance of designing a built environment that is resilient. A recent National Institute of Building Sciences report illustrates how adopting updated building codes produces significant hazard mitigation benefits.
Related: Resilient building design
What do you get when you merge real and virtual worlds? Mixed reality, of course. This form of augmented reality is now being used to create work environments in which physical and digital components interact in real time. Point of Beginning online shows how mixed reality is being used to supplement building information modeling (BIM) tasks.
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2019 TRAPS Annual Institute and Expo
El Paso, Texas
Feb. 20 – 21, 2019
Visit us in booth 303!
TFMA Day at the Capitol
Feb. 21, 2019
Urban Riparian Symposium
Feb. 27 – March 1, 2019
Speaker: Stephen Crawford
National Waterways Conference Legislative Summit
March 4 – 6, 2019
Texas Water Conservation Association Annual Convention
Lost Pines, Texas
March 6 – 8, 2019
Texas Water Conservation Association Texas Water Day
March 19 – 21, 2019
April 2 – 5, 2019
Visit our booth!
Louisiana Floodplain Managers Association 36th Annual Conference
April 3 – 5, 2019
Speaker: Ben Pylant, PE, CFM
2019 DBIA Transportation/Aviation Conference
April 8 – 10, 2019
Speakers: Russell Zapalac and Ryan Smith
Texas ASLA State Conference
April 24 – 26, 2019
April 25 – 28, 2019
TCEQ Environmental Trade Fair Conference
May 14 – 15, 2019
Visit our booth!
ASFPM Annual Conference
May 19 – 24, 2019
APWAOK/OWEA Spring Tech Conference
May 20 – 22, 2019
TFMA Spring Conference
May 29 – 31, 2019