Fast-track design and implementation of the Challenge & Reach Academy’s first fire sprinkler system in its 126-year-old building in Worcester.
This article summarizes the development of a mass balance model for the managers of a southern New Hampshire reservoir to forecast likely future reservoir levels to guide water supplier decision making and balance the need for a consistent drinking water supply with ecological needs.
Weston & Sampson’s Malcolm Beeler details Brownfields redevelopment and recent PCB regulations in this New England Real Estate Journal article.
Good planning and effective communication between project partners have proven to be the keys to operations success with the seasonal variations in a school’s onsite #wastewatertreatment system. Weston & Sampson’s Bill Idarola explains the factors to consider, in this issue of High-Profile magazine.
Michael Smith, PE co-authored an article in Journal of the New England Water Environment Association entitled “Performance of DAF Thickening for FOG Removal in Liquid Soap Manufacturing.” A contract manufacturer of soap and skincare products in Vermont needed to reduce its fats, oils, and grease (FOG) load to the local wastewater treatment plant in Essex. To achieve that goal, the manufacturer turned to a pretreatment process technology, dissolved air flotation (DAF), to lower the FOG prior to discharge to the town’s wastewater collection system.
By Scott Henriques, PE, LEED AP, CEM and James Barron What do you do with an historic, 1800s vintage, one-room schoolhouse experiencing destructive moisture infiltration on a small, sparsely populated island with a mostly solar microgrid? Why, mitigate the moisture and provide a modern, near-net zero HVAC system, of course. Such is the case for […]
A rule, known locally as the “Henry Hudson Rule,” brought roadblocks to project near Capital Repertory Theater in New York. By Amy McLean, RLA, ISA. LEED® GA; Kevin Kelly, RLA; Zachary Longo, PE After the Capital Repertory Theater near downtown Albany, New York wrapped up a recent project to revitalize its facilities, they had a […]
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.
Cheri Ruane and Mark Mariano co-authored an article in Parks & Recreation entitled “Design and Engineering Considerations for Splash Pads.”