Where Green Engineering is Headed in 2017

For more than a decade, American product design and manufacturing engineers enjoyed a period of steady growth in positive green building practices. With the new administration, the engineering industries have taken a bit of an adjustment wobble. Policies might come unwound and industry standards could fall by the wayside. Design and production might ramp up. […]

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PDH Online or Offline Works for Maryland Engineers

Looking for PDH online or offline? Engineers in Maryland have plenty of options for professional development hours, and PDH Academy works for all of them. Convenience, versatility, applicability and cost savings: That’s why so many people choose PDH Academy. Whether your continuing education requirements are rapidly approaching or you just like to plan ahead, here’s […]

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Why are 3D Printers Such a Big Deal?

3D printing lifts designs off the page and puts them in the hands of the product designers who dreamed them. They create a “future is now” scenario in nearly every application, and the industry is just getting started. If you’ve wondered what’s the big deal with 3D printing, here are four of the many reasons […]

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Los Angeles Architects Design Award-Winning Veterans Housing

Veterans are one of the most overlooked groups of Americans in need of a safe, comfortable and secure place to live. Los Angeles has the highest number of homeless, disabled veterans in America. Now, there is veterans affordable housing that’s really a home. It’s a place where someone always has the back of these national […]

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Get Your Architect CEUs Here!

There’s no shortage of online destinations where architects can get required Continuing Education Units or CEUs. Why is PDH Academy the right choice? Variety, affordability, and convenience. That’s what we offer, and why so many architects like you choose us to keep licensing and AIA membership requirements squared away. If you’re in the market today […]

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5 CPA Tips for a Great Tax Season in 2017

You’ve probably set tax preparation appointments and worked with a few clients already. But there’s still time to hone skills, streamline processes and avoid problems that slow down productivity. Whether your office is buzzing or you’re waiting for clients to arrive, here are 5 tips to help this tax season go off without a hitch. […]

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Which School of Continuing Education is Right for Florida Engineers?

If you’re a professional engineer in the state of Florida, you need eighteen hours of continuing education at every biennial license renewal. That’s according to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE). The requirements changed in March of 2015 and affect licensing during the 2015-2017 renewal period. Fortunately, PDH Academy has the Florida-specific continuing education […]

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Can We Really Trust Robot Customs Agents?

You knew that it was coming. Automation has made its way into so many other industries. Why not put robots in charge of customs? That’s what’s happening in China. In October of last year, Sanbot was introduced as a new, robotic customs helper. This human-like piece of technology was put into service to make the […]

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Utility Poles of the Future Look Great and Work Better

No one would call utility poles attractive, at least not yet. They have one job: to carry electricity or another utility service from a hub and distribute it to homes and businesses. But soon, utility poles might have a whole different look and serve a greater function. At least if the new company, Totem, has […]

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Top 5 Emerging Technologies in Engineering for 2017

From nano-sensors to the IOT, it’s a fascinating time to be an engineer. What’s simmering now and ready to be served up? Check out these top 5 emerging engineering technologies that could soon change the world. #1: Batteries With a Sizable Capacity Improvement Cost-effective clean energy alternatives still wobble a bit under the weight of […]

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