In The Know 01-18-2019
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.
Happy #EarthDay! Visit us at booth #3649 at @earthxorg #Earthx2019 this week at #FairPark in #Dallas! Learn more:… https://t.co/hVORcQHBkT
IN THE KNOW: #Drone captures Notre Dame fire aftermath / Sports stadiums anchoring mixed-use developments / 15 year… https://t.co/jHaan0dyi9
Project Portfolio: Transportation engineer Melanie Cleavelin describes the complexity of FM 2499 Section 5, a large… https://t.co/uHnpjtAnKE
Oklahoma Excavation Safety Expo
April 16 – 19, 2019
Speaker: Rusty Steel
Visit booth No. 20!
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