Carbon emissions from American buildings are among the highest in the world, eclipsed only by China. In 2015, homes and businesses accounted for 12 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions. Learn how much of that comes from commercial buildings and what changes are being made.
Civil Engineering may not get as much attention as other STEM disciplines but it’s an important area of study if you want to work on the design, construction and maintenance of civil projects like roadways, bridges and buildings. Learn about the best colleges for a civil engineering degree.
Have you ever noticed how different parts of the same building can have greatly different comfort levels when it comes to temperature? Learn about a heating and cooling system known as multi-zoning, which can solve this issue.
No one knows what civil engineers do. That is, unless, you are one. And why in the world would you want to be? It’s a valid question, so let me explain.
An HVAC system is designed to keep the occupants of offices, tower blocks and retail properties happy and healthy across the world. However, sometimes, your unit will need a helping hand to keep itself in top condition.
Circular pipe culverts are widely used in building projects. Do you know the equations that relate pipe culvert parameters under the condition of inlet control, or outlet control? Learn the equations in this article.
The Royal Canadian Navy is the maritime or naval force of Canada. It was been founded in 1910, and Canada has been a member of NATO since 1949. This article showcases the historical accomplishments of the RCN.
Concrete is a basic building block of our everyday world. It’s used in almost every type of structure that we build today. This engineering guide to concrete will give you a variety of information about concrete, including some best practices for various situations.
Electrical testing and measurement devices can tell you if a circuit or wire is energized as well as tell you how much voltage or current an electrical circuit is carrying. Other types of testing devices can tell you if a network cable is connected properly or if there is continuity in that cable.
Nature created mankind, but with the advancement of technology, man is now trying to recreate nature. This may have its own advantages and disadvantages, but nowhere is this struggle more evident than in the field of environmental control for our inhabited interior spaces.