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THE CENTRAL UTILITY PLANT: EDUCATION’S BEST ASSET

by John Spanhake, PE Senior Mechanical Engineer, NV5 Beautiful campuses, pristine landscaping, historic buildings, and new construction may blend perfectly into the campus environment. However, the lifeline that keeps the buildings going remains invisible and so often misses the attention it requires to support the visible campus. This lifeline, the Central Utility Plant (CUP), provides … Continue reading THE CENTRAL UTILITY PLANT: EDUCATION’S BEST ASSET

Elevating People’s Experiences in the Built Environment by Designing for Human Wellness

Click here to download PDF version by Kathy Collins, Director of Sustainability, NV5 In our 21st century built environment, sustainability advocates are focused on creating spaces that support human health and wellness. With the world’s population estimated to exceed 9 billion by 2050, it is crucial that the places where we live, work, learn and … Continue reading Elevating People’s Experiences in the Built Environment by Designing for Human Wellness

Navigating a Path to Successful Airport Expansions and Renovations

Click here to download PDF version The Federal Aviation Administration reports that the nearly 20,000 airports in the United States host more than 2.5 million passengers daily. With airports in the U.S. averaging 40 years old, many are long overdue for expansion and modernization projects. The drive to improve the customer experience also demands airport … Continue reading Navigating a Path to Successful Airport Expansions and Renovations

What’s New and What’s Next for UAV Mapping Technology?

By Matt O’Brien, NV5 UAV Director Interest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) mapping capabilities is soaring. Still sometimes viewed as a “tech toy,” the equipment and technology carried aboard UAVs for commercial use are a far cry from the drones popular with consumers. Matt O’Brien, director of NV5’s UAV division, discusses the expertise and investment … Continue reading What’s New and What’s Next for UAV Mapping Technology?

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What Radiation Detection Instrument Do I Choose to Meet My Needs?

By: Judson Kenoyer, CHP, CIH It is not a simple question or process to go through to determine the type of radiation detection instrument you should choose to meet your specific needs. But, if you follow a simple, step-by-step process as described below, you can come up with the answer. Two basic questions need to … Continue reading What Radiation Detection Instrument Do I Choose to Meet My Needs?