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Video: 2017 ACEC Grand Conceptor Award – SR 520 Floating Bridge

Check out this fantastic video feature about the SR 520 Floating Bridge, released by ACEC National for the 2017 ACEC National Engineering Excellence Awards. The SR 520 Bridge project won ACEC’s  2017 Grand Conceptor Award.

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New SR 520 floating bridge named America’s top engineering feat

The SR-520 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge and Landings project won the 2017 “Grand Conceptor” Award at ACEC National’s 50th Anniversary Engineering Excellence Awards gala, held April 25, 2017, in Washington, D.C. WSDOT released a statement celebrating the award, which coincides with the anniversary of the bridge’s first year in service. Read an excerpt from WSDOT’s […]

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SR 520 Floating Bridge Wins ACEC National Grand Conceptor Award

The SR-520 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge and Landings project won the 2017 “Grand Conceptor” Award at ACEC National’s 50th Anniversary Engineering Excellence Awards gala, held April 25, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Wood Harbinger provided the electrical and fire protection engineering as well as commissioning services for this project. We are so very proud of our […]

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Save Your Data! Fire Protection for Data Centers

by Mike Lehner, P.E. This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Many of us have experienced the instant dread and gut-wrenching anguish of such an error message appearing on our computer screens, and escalating frustration as realization sets in; now you get to type that report all over again. Multiply those feelings by […]

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Canary in the Computer Room: How Smoke Detection Systems Can Save the Day

by Mike Lehner, P.E. This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Data centers and computer server rooms play a pivotal role in an organization’s infrastructure. System failures can wreak havoc in lost time and money. A fire in a data center or server room is the ultimate bad day. Wouldn’t it be great […]

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Tidal Energy: The New Sustainable Resource

by Matthew J. Woo, P.E., RCDD, LEED AP BD+C This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Identifying and implementing wide–scale, alternative-energy sources may be the greatest global imperative of our time. Why? We are in danger of damaging our earth’s atmosphere and water from global air pollution caused by carbon dioxide emissions and […]

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The Next Frontier: Energy Storage

by Paul Greenwalt, EIT This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. We have made great strides toward reducing energy consumption and increasing energy efficiency in building equipment and systems. Revisions to energy codes and building standards, metrics like LEED, and the economic incentive of energy costs savings have helped forge this path. At […]

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Master planning health care wireless networks

Check out a new article by Senior Technology Consultant Bob Eastman and President/CEO Tom Leonidas published this month in Health Facilities Management magazine! The article, “”Master planning health care wireless networks,” covers planning and design considerations for wireless networks in the healthcare environment. Read the article below and on Health Facilities Management’s website here.

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Commissioning to Optimize Business Workflow, Part 2: Performance Testing

by Bob Eastman and Jeff Yirak, P.E., CPMP, LEED AP BD+C, O+M This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Commissioning’s heavy lifting comes during the construction/installation phase, in validating that a system is performing and functioning as per the Owner’s Project Requirements (OPR). For Information and Communication Technology (ICT) systems, the basic element […]

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