Architects, Climate Change and the Paris Accord

American politics might be shifting away from climate change awareness for the moment, but architects and consumers are still moving toward it. The overwhelming majority of scientists say the earth’s average surface temperature is rising. Most agree that humans are likely responsible. If humans play a role in warming trends, then humans can take action…

10 Ways Land Surveyors Help After the Storm

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 2017 was the costliest year in recorded history for natural disasters in the United States. A new NOAA report reveals that 16 billion-dollar disasters comprised the foundation of $306.2 billion in losses. More than six out of every seven dollars of those losses were related to…

The State of Women in STEM Careers

There is still a long way to go before women in engineering begin to approach equal representation. In 2012, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers  observed: “Engineering still needs more women.” Since then, educators across the country have promoted women in STEM careers and worked to improve education opportunities for male and female students. Still,…