Sustainable Engineering

Hawaii's Kunia Country Farms provides sustainable locally grown foods to surrounding communities
August 29, 2016

Hawaii’s Kunia Country Farms project received the Envision rating system’s Gold award from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI). The previous 17 Envision awards were given to public projects throughout the country, making the Kunia…Read More >>

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The T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island  is in the process of extending its Runway 5 with sustainable practices.
August 24, 2016

The Providence’s Runway 5 Extension at T.F. Green Airport (PVD) received the Envision rating system’s Gold award from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI). The project is the 16th overall Envision-rated project and first project…Read More >>

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Younger Members gather in Washington D.C. to refine skills and contribute new ideas at 2016 Younger Member Leadership Symposium
August 18, 2016

Challenging your mother’s advice is never a sound idea. Her advice to never ride your bike in the middle of the road or to drink from a mud puddle saved you a trip or two…Read More >>

Envision feature
July 22, 2016

Tarrant Regional Water District Integrated Pipeline Project, a 150-mile long water transmission system being built by two North Texas water suppliers, recently received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s Envision Platinum Award, the rating system’s the…Read More >>

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The Holland Energy Park project has achieved Envision Platinum status.
July 21, 2016

The Holland Energy Park project in Holland, MI, has achieved a milestone in sustainability – the first power plant and park project designated Envision Platinum by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. The park is part of…Read More >>

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george hawkins feature image
July 19, 2016

Issues with the Flint, MI, water crisis and Washington, DC’s metro service show us that now, more than ever, innovation is required to reinvent our approach to sustainable infrastructure. Introducing innovation inherently presents several obstacles…Read More >>

Ridgewood WEB FEAT
May 26, 2016

Tualatin Valley Water District’s Ridgewood View Park Reservoir and Pump Station in Portland recently received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s Envision rating system’s Gold Award. In partnership with Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District, the…Read More >>

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4th Ward WEB FEAT
May 26, 2016

Atlanta’s Historic Fourth Ward Park project recently received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s Envision rating system’s Gold Award. ISI was cofounded in 2011 by ASCE, the American Public Works Association, and the American Council of…Read More >>

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The San Diego International Airport's Green Build landside project recently received the Envision rating system’s Platinum award. PHOTO: San Diego International Airport
May 3, 2016

By land, by water, and now by air. The San Diego International Airport’s Green Build landside project recently received the Envision rating system’s Platinum award – the first airport development so honored by the Institute for Sustainable…Read More >>

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Bob Willard video screen capture
March 9, 2016

For businesses, sustainability is more than an ethical pursuit – it can be a real money maker. The biggest challenge lies in changing the mindset of business leaders who struggle to accept the notion that…Read More >>