2009 Green Space Collection
Collection of 2009 Green Space Columns.
Making workplaces 'greenspaces'
By David Callan, PE, CEM, LEED AP, Syska Hennessy Group, (Now with Environmental Systems Design), Chicago
California's power play on energy policy
By Michael Ivanovich, Editor-in-Chief, Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Sustainable air conditioning leads to sustainability
By Grahame E. Maisey, PE, and Beverly Milestone, LEED AP
Can you envision an Energy Corps?
By John Suzukida, PE, Lanex Consulting LLC, Shoreview, Minn.
The bleeding edge of green
By John Jennings, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, Portland, Ore.
We need disruptive innovation
By Keith W. Cooley, NextEnergy, Detroit
When buildings bite, owners suffer
By Michael K. West, PE, Advantek Consulting Engineering, Melbourne, Fla.
Lighting less to achieve net zero
By Siva Haran, PE, LEED AP, Chicago
Raising expectations for school buildings
By Joseph Clair, PE, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago
The future of HVAC design
By David C.J. Peters, PE, Southland Industries, Dulles, Va.
Bridging the climate change gap
Scott Phillips, P.ENG, LEED AP, Stantec Consulting Ltd., Calgary, Alberta
Where are energy codes and standards going?
By Ronald E. Jarnagin, ASHRAE, Richland, Wash.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey