Industry Perspectives


Indiana University
Fritz Albert (left); Audobon Society


Walsh Construction

Where We Were, Why We're Still Here

March 25, 2024
EDITOR'S NOTES: Whether we look back four years or 95, our mission is the same: helping engineers to improve our lives.

USGBC Unveils New Strategic Plan

March 7, 2024
Emphasizing action, the U.S. Green Building Council lays out its vision for making a tangible "buildings breakthrough" sooner than later.
McHenry Wallace

ASHRAE 90.1: Charting the Path to Net Zero Buildings

March 5, 2024
Expanding on his recent HPAC webinar, Mack Wallace details how best to comply with ASHRAE's novel 2022 edition of the Standard 90.1 energy code.
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LETTER: Don't Dilute Engineering With Politics

Feb. 23, 2024
A reader responds to a recent Clark's Remarks column about a newly decided defamation case.

ABB Survey: Circular Economy Needed ASAP

Feb. 20, 2024
A new survey of 3,304 industrial decision-makers worldwide found most concerned by resource scarcity, driving many to invest more in circularity to save energy.
U.S. Census Bureau

Nonresidential Construction Spending Up Yet Again

Dec. 5, 2023
Now 20% above its year-ago level, Census Bureau data climbed in October for the 17th straight month.

Green HVAC Design for Eco-Friendly Building Systems

Dec. 4, 2023
Sustainable processes and innovative technologies and practices have the potential to create a more cost-efficient ecosystem.
Boiler Valve Regulations: Staying Compliant in 2024 - The Boiling Point

BOILING IT DOWN: Navigating Valve Requirements

Nov. 30, 2023
VIDEO SERIES: Useful tips on best practices and upcoming events re boiler operations, presented by WARE Inc., in service to the American Boiler Manufacturers Association.
Brookings Institution

Dodge: Construction Starts Fell in October

Nov. 29, 2023
Overall starts dropped 7% nationally, despite 8% surge in still-strong manufacturing market.