Combined heating and power (CHP) systems have many potential benefits when used to provide electricity and heat for a commercial building, including increased power reliability, reduced costs, reduced emissions, reduced primary energy consumption, and improved power quality1.
Monthly Archives: January 2012
Recently, one of the PMs in our office that raised an interesting question: Should visible tattoos be allowed in a professional workplace? Back in the old days of engineering, you were expected to wear black pants, a white shirt, a tie, dress shoes, pocket protector, and the thick glasses were optional. Smoking was permitted and… Continue Reading »
Every spring season, fans flock to baseball stadiums and cheer for their favorite teams and players. With an average attendance rate of 25,000 fans per game, stadium engineers need to create structures that ensure the safety and comfort of all attendees. This problem comes from a design engineer working on replacing the sunshade support beams… Continue Reading »
What do Cockroaches and Planets Have in Common? More than you think, according to John Johnson of the California Institute of Technology, who presented findings on the three newly discovered planets dominating this week’s headlines.