• Baby, it’s cold outside!

    The recent icy blast offered a reminder of single digit and below zero temps that winter can deliver.  Historically, construction season would end, as winter started.  But no longer.  Modern technology has tamed mother nature even in the wildest of climates.  “Ice Road Truckers”, a History Channel reality series, highlights the hazards of moving material

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  • Using Technology to Fight Waste

    Americans have often been tagged as a “throw away” society.   In 2014, US citizens generated more than 258 million tons of solid waste.  But, more than 34% of that waste was recycled.  Beyond the community recycling efforts, there are some innovative ideas that communities are employing to reduce waste even further.  Repair Café   Organized as a pop-up

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  • Not Much changing around here

    “Not much changing around here.” – Technology is proving otherwise. It used to be the phrase of old timers (and bored younger folk) that nothing much is happening. Well, Google is providing the technology to offer a visual comparison. Earthengine.google.com is a time lapse of satellite imagery from 1984 – 2016 to see the changes

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  • Are you ready for winter?

    With winter fast approaching, there are many things that you can do to winterize and help prevent problems when the cold and the snow arrive. Here are a few things that you should consider doing before it gets too cold or we get too much snow. Clean out your gutters. You’d be amazed how easily

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