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Tomorrow's Environment: Positive Attitude + Creativity + High Energy = Leader

By Howard McKew, P.E., C.P.E.
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In recent “Tomorrow’s Environment” columns, I’ve talked about the need for engineers to change from being a commodity and a follower to recommitting their technical skills to engineer-driven consulting services. I touched on some of the engineering initiatives that are ideally suited for engineer-led teams. The heart of being a leader of projects begins with three essential attributes: Positive attitude, creativity, and a high energy level, followed by a need to lead.
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Tomorrow's Environment: Do You Have a Corporate Sustainability Plan

By Howard McKew, P.E., C.P.E.
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Like the emergence of Quality Control, it’s better business to get out ahead of this wave.
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Tomorrow's Environment: My Next Great Adventure

By Howard McKew, P.E., C.P.E.
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In strategic business planning, the focus is on profit driven by technical proficiency and adaptability.
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When Does Efficiency Not Save Energy?

By Andrew Rudin
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Well, a whole lot of the time, according to the author. Consider his interesting perspective on the effort we pour into increasing efficiency in buildings and what it gets us in the end with regard to consumption. Also, can you guess the one sector that has actually managed to reduce usage? Find out and read some theories why.
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Refrigeration Update

By Compiled By ES' Staff
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The phaseout of ozone-depleting refrigerants marches on. Take a look at what is and isn’t allowed, and when.
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Tomorrow's Environment: Your Avant-Garde Strategy

By BNP Media Staff
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What is your business plan and professional development plan for 2011?
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Commissioning: BCXA Essential Attributes Part 6

By Rebecca Thatcher Ellis, P.E.
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Who is supposed to say what to whom? That is often the question.
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The Way I See It: Election's Over Let's get busy doing what we do best.

By Randy Rawson
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One of the most dissonant and anger-filled elections in memory is now history, and presumably in most cases, the results are in. Where do we go from here? Or is it like your 21st birthday, where the day you turn 21 is remarkably the same as the day before?
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Editor's Note: Courting Controversy

By Robert Beverly
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A $100 million lawsuit takes a serious swipe at LEED®.
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Editor's Note: Student Drivers

By Robert Beverly
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Creative guidance now makes for smart steering later.
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