MISSILES, MULTIFAMILY, AND MISTAKES WITH ANTHONY WINSTON III, EP. 549 In this episode, we talked to Anthony about key aspects of building a successful company, finding clients, effective pricing strategies, commonly made mistakes in the sector, and much more. Listen to the episode below or HERE.
Diversity, not racism, must be construction’s default “In an industry known for overcoming challenges, progress on inclusion doesn’t measure up, according to one construction CEO and author. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s recent report on discrimination in construction exposed what many jobsite workers already know firsthand: Racism runs rampant in our industry.” Read the article
Can Architects and AI Coexist? “In a world where AI technology is gaining more and more popularity, many worry that this new phenomenon will eventually take over most jobs. If the world is changing to become more automated, how do AI technology and architects coexist? Or can they?” Read the article HERE Contact Winston Engineering
3 Ways to Better Housing “We’ve said this before: single-family homes in sprawling suburbs are the least efficient, most wasteful housing type. There are many incremental, subtle ways to gradually increase density in our neighborhoods, house more people, and keep development at a human scale.” Read the article HERE Contact Winston Engineering for your building
Utilities are Happy to Install Level 2 Chargers “When it comes to new technology, public perceptions matter. Expert opinions differ on the importance of public EV charging infrastructure, but potential EV buyers tend to see it as absolutely critical, as numerous surveys have made clear. Utilities around the country are installing public EV chargers, and
Generating Carbon-Free Electricity: New technologies are taking users to net zero “Short-term projections from the U.S. Energy Information Administration estimate U.S. solar generating capacity will climb by 43% this year and an additional 30% in 2024. Similarly, the agency sees the nation’s wind capacity growing by 5% in 2023 and 2024. However, energy developers will need
It’s Time for an Update: With building energy codes, not all states are equal “The very large sums of money newly available from the federal government’s climate-focused funds are accelerating the race to update building codes across the United States. “ Read the article HERE Contact Winston Engineering for your building engineering needs.
Setting Up Shop: Pop-up stores raise temporary lighting and low-voltage demand “The retail landscape has changed over the past few years, as stores and malls close and shoppers turn to their phones to browse and buy. Some people, however, like to check out products in person before buying. Temporary or pop-up shops that open for
Pack Your Bags: Hotel Construction Pipeline Grows “For the fourth consecutive quarter, the construction pipeline for hotel projects in the United States has seen growth, according to the April 2023 Lodging Econometrics’ U.S. Construction Pipeline Trend Report. The first quarter of 2023 saw a pipeline increase of 9% year over year. Additional findings in the
Lighting Retrofits and EVs: Building electrification could lead to NLC infrastructure “It may sound odd that future mass adoption of electric vehicles may positively change the economics of lighting retrofits, but hear me out. The United States stands at the cusp of the electrification trend, replacing equipment powered by fossil fuels with technology that runs