Sustainable Engineering

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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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 >>

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February 3, 2016

At ASCE’s Sustainability Summit held in January 2016, the message was clear – the world needs civil engineers’ help, and it needs it now. “I call them the holders of the keys,” said Ron Sims,…Read More >>

The Denver Light Rail system is an example of progressive infrastructure, according to Bill Wallace. PHOTO: Jeffrey Beall
January 22, 2016

It’s not difficult to notice that Bill Wallace, ENV SP, M.ASCE, is a man of passion. Listen to him talk for two minutes about the importance of building sustainably in the modern world and it’s…Read More >>

An aerial view of the project. Photo: Port Metro Vancouver
September 30, 2015

For the first time, a transportation project has received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Envision sustainable infrastructure rating system’s Platinum Award. Port Metro Vancouver’s Low Level Road project recently earned the designation from ISI, an…Read More >>

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