When just updating the news isn't quite enough -- The ES editorial staff, columnists, and other friends of the magazine weigh in here with passing thoughts, a news item that deserves a boost, follow-up on articles in the magazine, and possibly the occasional rant.
I had heard that Las
Vegas construction was in huge trouble. According to
the reports, the financial meltdown had broken the city’s back. The cranes were
idle, the jackhammers silent and the workers sent packing. Put a fork in all
those huge building projects--they're dead.
The latest issue of Engineered Systems Green Intelligent Buildings supplement is online and ready for consumption at www.greenintelligentbuildings.com.In this issue, Jim Sinopoli, P.E., managing principal of Smart Buildings, LLC writes