Blog Archives: Industrial & Manufacturing


Is Your Campus/Complex A Natural Gas Master Meter System?

Posted by Ben Klopp on Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Good question! The answer might depend on who you ask.If you distribute natural gas amongst multiple buildings or users within a defined area, you may qualify. Master Meter System Operators have... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus  |  Industrial & Manufacturing  |  Oil & Gas Infrastructure

Tagged: Facility Planning & Management  |  Natural Gas  |  Regulations  |  Health & Safety


Is It Time To Build? What The Construction Cost Data Tells Us

Posted by Ed Pietroski on Tuesday, August 30, 2022

I’ve been curious about what effect COVID and supply chain issues have had on construction costs over the past two years. So when our clients asked if they should hold off on projects until... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus  |  Industrial & Manufacturing  |  Municipal Infrastructure  |  Oil & Gas Infrastructure

Tagged: Structural  |  Potable Water  |  Wastewater  |  Municipal Engineering  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Project Management  |  Facility Planning & Management  |  Engineering


9 Things to Know About Spill Prevention Planning

Posted by Jasen Book on Monday, August 29, 2022

Despite the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s implementation of Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations nearly 50 years ago, facility owners are still... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus  |  Industrial & Manufacturing  |  Municipal Infrastructure  |  Oil & Gas Infrastructure

Tagged: Environmental


2022 PA Environmental Compliance Calendar

Posted by Tori Morgan on Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Staying on top of environmental regulations can be an overwhelming and arduous task. The numerous regulations, deadlines, and requirements is enough to get anyone’s head spinning. That’s... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus  |  Industrial & Manufacturing  |  Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Wastewater  |  Stormwater  |  Environmental  |  Regulations


Act 50 PA One Call Updates: Not Just for Excavators Anymore

Posted by Christine Gunsaullus on Tuesday, June 12, 2018

We’re all familiar with the Pennsylvania One Call System. My first two co-op jobs at Aqua PA and Sun Pipeline introduced me to the “Call Before You Dig” rules, and over the years,... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus  |  Industrial & Manufacturing  |  Municipal Infrastructure  |  Oil & Gas Infrastructure  |  Entech, Engineering, & Beyond

Tagged: Regulations


SRBC Registration of Grandfathered Water Uses

Posted by Mary Peters on Monday, November 27, 2017

More than 1,300 facilities received a notice this month from the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC), outlining their new program to register unapproved water withdrawals and consumptive water... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus  |  Industrial & Manufacturing  |  Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Regulations


OSHA 1910 Updates: Don’t Trip Up!

Posted by Christine Gunsaullus on Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Earlier this year, while writing specifications for a storage tank rehabilitation, I pulled up OSHA Section 29 CFR Part 1910.23 online and stared in disbelief. This standard used to provide design... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus  |  Industrial & Manufacturing  |  Municipal Infrastructure  |  Oil & Gas Infrastructure

Tagged: Regulations


Engaging in Advocacy

Posted by Scott Compton on Thursday, July 30, 2015

As licensed professionals, architects and engineers are governed by federal, state and local laws. Those laws are constantly changing in ways that affect our practice.  In every legislative... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus  |  Industrial & Manufacturing  |  Municipal Infrastructure  |  Oil & Gas Infrastructure

Tagged: Architectural  |  Engineering


America’s Energy Consumption is on the Right Track

Posted by Jeff Euclide on Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Using less energy is always good. Lower costs and environmental impacts, pay dividends, both on the bottom line and environment.Relatively quietly, Americans have been using less and less energy to... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus  |  Industrial & Manufacturing

Tagged: Energy Planning & Management

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