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Safety Tips for Water Facility Management
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management The time is always right to perform a detailed review of your community’s safety procedures that protect your critical, yet sometimes overlooked assets. These include water treatment facilities, well houses, pump stations, aquatic facilities, or wastewater treatment facilities. Here are five tips to keep in mind when looking at the safety of your facility 1. There are several categories of fire extinguishers on the market, with different ratings intended for different uses. For example, some are rated for electrical fires (Class C), while others are intended for grease fires (Class K) Water extinguishers (APW extinguishers) should never be used on an electrical room or a grease fire, but are the…
Galesburg Amtrak Train Station Renewal
Legat Architects designed an expansion and upgrades to the Amtrak train station in Galesburg, Illinois.
Young Architect Guide: 21 Essential Tips for Emerging Architecture Professionals
I have personally benefitted from these 21 pieces of advice already in my career — just two years out of college.
How Christo Built His Latest Work: Two Miles of Floating Walkway
The artist Christo's latest work, The Floating Piers, is a stunning feat of engineering that spans a lake in northern Italy.
ADA Related Lawsuits: What to Know
Collins Collins Muir + Steward LLP Are you looking for a program to meet the California Architects Board ADA course requirement? AIAOC is offering you an opportunity to earn 1.0 qualifying hour for license renewal also qualifies for 1.0 AIA HSW Credit The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) creates multiple triggers for lawsuits against Architects and owners. Knowing the triggers and scope of such lawsuits may aid Architects in avoiding such suits and advising their clients to do the same. Attendees will review a broad range of ADA-related suits and discuss what to do if you or a client get involved or sued Presenter $30 Non-Members Joshua A. Cohen, Esq., has been with the law firm…
Top 70 Construction Management Firms
TOP 70 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT FIRMS Rank Firm 2015 Revenue 1 Hill International $503,000,000 2 Jacobs
Five tips for a successful Memorial Day weekend grill
With Memorial Day weekend coming up, Judith Fertig and Karen Adler, cookbook authors of "Red, White and 'Que" (Running Press), demonstrated five tips for a successful grilling at Smoke 'n' Fire in Overland Park.
Why China's consumers are attracted to U.S. restaurant brands
Chinese consumers fear tainted food much more than fat, salt and sugar, and health concerns about eating at some native establishments have them clamoring for KFC, Pizza Hut and other American brands as healthier alternatives. "They won't recycle oil that they salvage from sewers as too many food street vendors do, they won't put cardboard in their batter as some dumpling restaurants do, and they won't use expired or tainted ingredients," said one Chinese KFC fan.