BenchMark, 2014 No. 2
BenchMark, 2014 No. 2
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BenchMark, 2014 No. 2
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When disaster strikes, whether natural or accidental, clients call upon engineers to help clean up or rebuild. Burns & McDonnell teams, featured in this issue, are prepared to hit the ground running.

At the Ready

Whether you need fast-track design and construction or assistance with environmental cleanup, we have teams that can be mobilized rapidly to help bring order to a potentially chaotic situation.

Burns & McDonnell Milwaukee Welcomed to Green Tier Program

Program recognizes companies committed to superior environmental performance.

Environmental Cleanup Is Often Job One

Disaster recovery efforts come in all shapes and sizes. A significant number, however, involve some form of environmental remediation.

Hawaii Air National Guard Project Earns LEED Platinum Certification

A new combined squadron operations and aircraft maintenance unit hangar for the Hawaii Air National Guard has become the latest Burns & McDonnell project to earn Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.

How It Works: Laser Scanning for Industrial Facilities

Accurate measurements are key to surveying for refineries, chemical plants, power plants and other industrial facilities.

Investing in the Future

Burns & McDonnell's David Wallace builds a program to fortify the next generation of T&D engineers.

Little Blue Parkway Project Realizing a Dream

Using stimulus money and federal highway funds, the project was constructed in seven phases over five years and now provides faster, safer, cross-town access and links state and interstate highway systems.

Public Process Narrows Options from Trillions to One

Finding a route for running 180 miles of new high-voltage electric transmission line between substations in Nebraska and Missouri isn't as simple as drawing a straight line.

Renewing the Water Supply

New water treatment facility prepares Castle Rock, Colo., to meet demand sustainably.

Safety Corner: Signs Help Keep Workplace Safety in Mind

Risk lurks in many forms and places on any construction site. A key to avoiding incidents is keeping safety in the minds of all site workers.

SOS: Answering the Call When Disaster Strikes

In the business of disaster recovery, you have to be prepared for just about anything.

Substation Security Takes a Turn

New NERC rules govern emerging physical threats in the wake of 2013 event in California.

Technical Q&A: Retro-Commissioning

Optimum performance of all systems is always the goal when you retro-commission a facility.

Voices of Experience

What makes emergency response work differently? What does it take to be successful? Here's what those in the field say.

Wacker Drive Reconstruction Wins Top National Honors

Burns & McDonnell won its second national Grand Conceptor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).

What a Difference an App Makes

Software helps environmental monitors document and maintain construction compliance.

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