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…
Transform Wooden Crates Into A Storage Bench
Extra storage space is always a good thing, especially when it comes in the form a stylish bench you made yourself from wooden crates
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…
How To Get A Job At: Dattner Architects
The search for employment is unpredictable and demands unrelenting patience. When you're at your wit's end, it can be tempting to send the same exact resume to what feels like the same job ad over and over again. However, no two firms are identical. Possessing certain technical skills are...
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
What is Normal? How to Tell You if Need Air Conditioning Repairs
Here's how to tell what's normal and abnormal with your air conditioner. And if you're in need of air conditioning repairs, call Mechanical Technologies.
How Air Conditioning Helped Shape Architectural History (For Better or Worse)
This article originally appeared on Curbed as "How air conditioning shaped modern architecture—and changed our climate." During a conversation with...
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.
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.
2017 LeadingAge WI Spring Conference
May 3-5, | Appleton, WI WHAT: A clear sense of purpose enables you to focus on what matters most -- taking risks regardless of the challenges or obstacles ahead. We are lucky. As aging services providers, it’s easy for us to see the value of our work. The lives we touch and the families and caregivers we support -- all have an impact well beyond the walls of our organizations; however, to find real purpose and meaning in what we do, it is important that we tap our own potential, find the courage and determination to live our mission with focus on the values, talent, skills, and passion of those we serve to make a difference in the world LeadingAge Wisconsin invites you to attend our 2017 Spring Conference & Annual Business Meeting.…