Engineering Jobs in Solar are Soaring but American Manufacturing Might be at Risk

Jobs in the solar industry are outpacing every other employment market in the country. That’s good news for solar, but there’s a twist. “Buy American” has solar manufacturers in other countries as well as foreign-owned companies in America uneasy, and now there’s a confusing petition for additional tariffs. There’s a bit of infighting in the […]

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Architecture and Engineering Jobs Still on the Rise

The economy continues to grow stronger and it shows in architecture and engineering jobs. ADP reported 237,000 new jobs overall for the month of August. Several sectors share this growth, but the rates of growth in architecture and engineering are currently higher than average. There’s little reason to believe that the economy will slow down […]

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The Land Surveyor’s Role After a Natural Disaster

No place is safe from natural disasters and the number of them seems to grow every year. Some parts of the world experience typhoons and cyclones. Some deal with tornadoes and hurricanes. Few locations are flood-free. According to Live Science, it’s not just the volume of severe events that’s ticking up, it’s also the severity. […]

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PDH Academy Needs Continuing Education Subject Matter Experts

If you consider yourself to be an expert in your field, you might have thought about how you could participate in educating people who want to work in fields like yours. You might have considered teaching or a mentorship, but you may not have thought about developing course material for continuing education your industry. If […]

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Can I Work as a Licensed Architect with a Criminal Record?

There are times in each of our lives where we must make decisions that don’t necessarily lead us where we want to go. Some of these situations may lead us to precarious legal situations where we are not necessarily on the right side of the law. If you have your sights set on becoming an […]

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5 Categories in the 2017 National Preservation Awards

As an organization, the National Trust for Historic Preservation is dedicated to sharing information and ideas about land preservation. It is a network of people who hope to increase knowledge about land improvements. The organization offers leadership, scholarship, and grant opportunities. The National Preservation Awards present five categories for nominations based on effort participating in […]

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8 of America’s Most Famous Land Surveyors

When you look back on famous land surveyors over the years, you might initially be at a loss. There are actually more famous land surveyors in history than you might think. In fact, historical land surveyors are an important part of the country’s settling. 1. George Washington One of America’s most famous (and earliest) land […]

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Could 3D Printing Transform Aviation in the Future?

Traditional manufacturing for the aerospace industry is effective, but not necessarily efficient. New experiments in 3D printing could change that. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon, recipients of a $970,000 grant, are working with additive manufacturing for aerospace core structures. The goal is quicker, less expensive, more precise and ostensibly more reliable design. If 3D solutions prove […]

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6 FAQs About Florida Architect Continuing Education

When are continuing education courses for Florida architects due? How many LUs are required? Where can I find AIA approved continuing education providers? Even if you’re a seasoned architect working in Florida, you probably have to remind yourself about deadlines and course requirements. Here’s what you need to know. #1: What are my Continuing Education […]

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4 More Ways CPAs Use Summer to Prepare for the Next Busy Season

Summer is historically slower for accountants. That makes this the perfect time of year to take on projects to help the next busy season work more efficiently and productively. You’ll probably need continuing education credits soon, so that’s a good place to start. Courses are available online. You might even find a local, state or […]

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