Monthly Archives: January 2013

Increase Your Points Toward LEED Certification

Most LEED points come from efficiency in design and construction areas such as energy, water, materials, and indoor environmental quality. That’s why it may not be obvious how geotechnical engineers and environmental scientists contribute to LEED certification. Since LEED Silver … Continue reading

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Infiltration and Laboratory Testing Support Green Design

Rain gardens and bio-filtration swales are an increasingly important part of the sustainability approach for new construction. They keep rainwater from flowing over impervious surfaces where it can pick up pollutants and carry them to water bodies. This benefit is … Continue reading

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Devastating Presentations

In theatrical improvisation training, there is a truly devastating exercise involving audience attention. You stand on the stage. The other improvisation students are standing in front of you. The teacher instructs you to tell a story, and tells the other … Continue reading

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