The new $1.3 billion Levi’s® Stadium in Santa Clara, California, home to the National Football League’s (NFL) San Francisco 49ers, is a model of sustainability. With a 27,000-square-foot green roof, owners’ suites decked out in reclaimed wood, and farm-to-table concession offerings, the 68,500-seat stadium includes a wide variety of “green” features. But none of these
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As one of the few year-round facilities of its kind in northeast Pennsylvania, the relatively new StoneyBrook Estates Campground was designed to accommodate the needs of thousands of campers each year. Located in historical Carbon County, Pennsylvania, the campground is in a wooded setting near Beltzville Lake and state park. The campground offers vacation campsites for
Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA, has a reputation as one of the finest educational institutes in the United States. It recently ranked #32 among national liberal arts colleges in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges issue. In late 2012, the university underwent an evaluation of their current hydronic system and determined it
Life in Antarctica Imagine a whole world covered in ice and snow: ice on the mountains, ice capping the sea, ice tumbling off the cliffs, whole caves and hills made of ice, ice crunching under your feet, and ice crystals glittering on your eyelashes. On top of that, imagine zero- humidity with temperatures of minus
Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania, is a high-quality health care facility that provides services to over 2 million residents on a yearly basis. The medical center was recently named a Thompson Reuter’s Top 100 Hospital as well as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. A Magnet hospital designation identifies the top
The viticulture industry is becoming an increasingly significant part of the Pennsylvania agricultural sector. Galen Glen Winery, established in 1993, is a prime example of the beautiful vineyards that have been established in the last several years. Located in the rolling hills of eastern Pennsylvania, Galen Glen produces award-winning, handcrafted red, white and sparkling wines.
The Dorothy B. Bunce Elementary School in Pavilion, New York, serves kindergarten through 5th grade students in the Pavilion Central School District. In August, the school underwent an evaluation of their current hydronic system and determined it was becoming less efficient and needed to be replaced. To help assess its needs, the school brought in
In the heart of New York’s Hudson Valley sits the scenic Quaker Hill Country Club, voted a “Top 25 Nine-Hole Course in America” by GolfWorld Magazine. Founded by adventurer, traveler, and broadcaster Lowell Thomas in 1940, the nine-hole golf course was created by famed designer Robert Trent Jones. One of Quaker Hill’s most famous guests
Stainless steel submersible pumps preserve historical site It’s not every day that a company has an opportunity to help save the last of the remaining Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. When the Egyptian Antiquities Authority (EAA) determined that the groundwater levels at the Pyramids Plateau were too shallow and threatened the longevity of the
How often do we hear the term ‘built to last’? Today, the term ‘built to last’ to some manufacturers simply means, lasting until the newest model comes to market. It goes without saying that many products nowadays are manufactured with planned obsolescence instead of being built for a lifetime of service. Such is not the
Thanks to an innovative tertiary treatment package from Xylem Inc., the city of Galesburg, Illinois, has been providing residents with a very innovative, green and economical solution to their wastewater needs since 2010. In 2008, the city was seeking an economical way to improve their wastewater treatment needs and reduce Total Suspended Solids (TSS) concentrations,
Ningbo Metro Plan 2015, Ningbo, China The city of Ningbo subway system, located in the China province of Zhejiang, is among the most convenient and fastest modes of transportation in the city. With a population of 7.6 million people, the city and surrounding municipality is one of the most developed areas in the province and