White Papers for City and County Infrastructure

  • Important Things for Public Officials to Know About Building PermitsBy

    If a project gets underway without building permits, depending on municipality rules, inspectors can shut down a project if it is not officially permitted. To avoid these issues, let’s look at some important things to know when it comes to building permits.
  • Performance-Based Specifications for RoadwaysBy

    Discussion on the specification of Mechanically Stabilized Layers (MSL) in Paved and Unpaved Applications
  • San Francisco Federal BuildingsBy

    This project covers the access between two federal buildings on Sansome Street in Downtown San Francisco. The area is used for government parking of Homeland Security and loading, unloading, and transfer of federal prisoners associated with security to our nation.
  • LED Lights the Way for DesignBy

    Is the light too bright? Do you feel its heat? Are the light fixtures so large they defeat the overall design of the space? Not likely if LED lights are installed in place of traditional light sources. LED, the latest technology in energy efficient lighting stands for Light Emitting Diode – a...
  • Selecting a Pressure WasherBy

    When choosing a pressure washer, your application will play a major factor in choosing the correct type you need.
  • DCS vs. PLC: Choosing the Right PlatformBy

    This white paper provides general guidelines and highlights key considerations when choosing a control system platform (DCS or PLC).
  • Perpetual Asphalt Pavements - A SynthesisBy

    The concept of perpetual pavements was introduced in 2000 by the Asphalt pavement Alliance (ApA). They defined a perpetual pavement as “an asphalt pavement designed and built to last longer than 50 years without requiring major structural rehabilitation or reconstruction, and needing only...