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Happy Earth Day

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Apr 22, 2014 1:27:54 PM

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What, How...and Where

Posted by Ron Jones

Apr 10, 2014 1:19:00 PM

Chalk it up to luck, I suppose, but a few weeks back we missed the only real snowstorm to hit our corner of the world this winter because we were traveling elsewhere on business. We received email reports from folks in the neighborhood that our hilly country lane was totally impassible due to ice and wet, deep snow plus plenty of downed trees, and their daily updates indicated that the situation remained unchanged for almost a week.

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New Jersey

Posted by Mike Collignon

Jul 30, 2013 2:36:00 PM

Executive Summary:

In the second half of 2012, the State was considering an update of its energy code. The Code Advisory Board (CAB) was recommending a minor step up from the 2009 IECC, while the codes and standards division was contemplating an endorsement of the 2012 IECC. Then everything changed, when Superstorm Sandy struck the Northeast, and the focus shifted to recovery. But even Sandy wasn’t strong enough to wash this decision away, and in some regards, it may have brought an even bigger problem ashore.

The State Energy Code

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Avoiding Environmental Disaster: The View from Above

Posted by Ron Jones

Jun 21, 2012 10:26:00 AM

AFTER HITTING A REEF OFF THE ITALIAN COAST AND RUNNING ACROUND at Isolo del Giglio, Tuscany, on the night of January 13th, the luxury cruise vessel Costa Concordia partially sank, requiring the evacuation of the more than 4,000 people on board. At least thirty lives were lost and more than twice that number were injured.

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Durability Help is Here in a FLASH!

Posted by Michael Strong

Sep 2, 2010 11:03:00 AM

I AM SITTING HERE AT MY COMPUTER IN SOUTEAST TEXAS during the heart of hurricane season. As some of you know from my past blogs I’ve lived through 7.6 earthquakes and wildfires in Southern California, 4’ of flood water in my home in Cypress Texas, been chased into basements during tornado warnings and chased out of town by hurricanes & tsunamis more times than I can count.

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