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With the New Year 2015 underway, it is customary to look back, take stock and make resolutions

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My first office space was in the old American Can Company Warehouse, also known as the 1928

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Employers are required by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines to provide a safe work environment for workers. This includes

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About 71 percent of the earth is covered in water. The open ocean isn’t currently an environment humans can survive in

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In the movie, "Back to the Future II," during his visit to 2015, Marty purchases a 1950 to 2000 sports almanac,

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Unquestionably, the main event for our industry is the AHR Expo. This year’s event will be in

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It's a new year, and that means it's time to clear the

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Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2015 is a healthy and prosperous year for all of you.

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The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) held their Convention and Engineered Plumbing Exposition in late September. I always find that attending the ASPE convention...more...

Alternative-energy heat sources are not always well-behaved. Unlike conventional hydronic boilers, solar heat collectors will not produce heat on-demand, and will not always produce a...more...

There was a time when the publication of a new edition of “NFPA 101 The Life Safety Code,” included many changes that were of great...more...

My 12-year-old son has been learning to play the electric guitar for several years. The process has not been easy. As we all know, learning...more...

If gas cost $9 per gallon, would you rearrange your week of driving? If you had to choose between a vacation and turning your thermostat...more...

There have been a significant number of insurance water damage claims that have been denied recently, where sewers backed up into homes and caused water...more...

In this column, over the past few years, I have been describing standard methods and best practices we use to install Solar Hydronic Combisystems in...more...

What is it that we admire in our engineering leaders? 

We admire leaders who are mentors. Mentors provide guidance and advice to young engineers, helping...more...

One of the greatest challenges in our engineering industry is determining when a project is truly done. How do you know when a design is...more...