CURRENT WESTON & SAMPSON NEWS
Achieving universal accessibility at Crystal Lake’s shoreline park By Cassie Bethoney One of only a few public parks along the shores of Crystal Lake, Louise Levingston Cove is a linear, half-acre public park located in a residential neighborhood. Crystal Lake, and Levingston Cove in particular, is a place of nostalgia, where people learned to fish […]
Carrie Quagliaroli and Johanna Hall co-authored an article in NEREJ entitled “Harnessing earth’s energy: Using geothermal heating for efficient comfort and sustainability.” All New England states are making efforts to achieve reduced or Net Zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and develop clean energy and climate plans for the future.
Andrew Walker, PH, CFM and James Pearson, PE co-authored an article in Stormwater Solutions entitled “Modeling & Green Infrastructure Design Helps Reduce Nuisance Flooding in Major Commercial Area.” Climate change-driven increases in future precipitation are predicted to make flooding worse, leading to a redesign of the John Fitch Highway that will make the community more climate resilient.
“Stone Soup,” authored by Cheri Ruane, FASLA, explores the concept of resilient parks and their significance in mitigating climate change impacts, one step at a time.
Cheri Ruane and Mark Mariano co-authored an article in Parks & Recreation entitled “Design and Engineering Considerations for Splash Pads.”
Weston & Sampson has earned a National Recognition Award in the ACEC 56th annual EEAs for our role in the RMAT’s Climate Resilience Design Standards tool.
Representatives of Weston & Sampson presenting at the New England Water Works Association’s 2023 Spring Joint Regional Conference & Exhibition, taking place April 5 – 6, 2022 at the Worcester DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Sara Francis and Blake Martin co-authored an article in Journal of NEWWA entitled “Full-Scale Pilot Deployment and Accelerated Treatment Design Provides Rapid Response to PFAS Threats.”
Ahmed Ibrahim authored an article in High Profile entitled “Sprinkler Design Challenges for Electric Vehicles in Parking Garages.” With the market for electric vehicles projected to grow from 2.5 million units in 2020 to 31.1 million units in 2030, concerns about public safety related to their lithium-ion batteries have also increased. The problem arises when a short circuit occurs in these batteries.
Johanna Hall and Sam Alpert co-authored an article in NEREJ entitled “A Primer on Whole-Building Electrification.” What is building electrification? Electrification is the process of transitioning building systems, processes, and components to be powered by electricity rather than by various fossil fuels like oil or natural gas and can be a critical component in efforts to reduce carbon emissions.
Weston & Sampson is a proud sponsor, exhibitor, and presenter at the South Carolina Environmental Conference (SCEC) taking place March 12-15, 2023 at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
Bella Purdy authored an article in Planning entitled “A Practical Guide to Updating Local Regulations for Climate Resilience: Building and zoning codes are a powerful way to advance local climate goals. Try these tactics for proven results.”