Battery electric buses come with a host of benefits to the environment, users and operators alike. If you are considering converting all or part of your bus fleet to battery electric buses, here are a few things you should know. BEB Benfits Battery Electric Buses are considered zero emission vehicles since they have no exhaust … Read More
Ellen Parker, AICP Receives Distinguished Leadership Award
Ellen Parker, AICP received the 2019 APA (American Planning Association) New York Upstate Chapter Distinguished Leadership Award.
The Benefits of Open Book: Why Transparency is the New Norm
Everyone wants to know what their money is being used for. This holds true in everyday life as well as the design and construction industries. In areas like the public sector especially, government and public agency officials are expected to conduct business with full transparency. Residents and tax payers are … Read More
Wendel, a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, energy efficiency, and construction management firm, is pleased to announce our new Associate Principals. These appointments recognize our professionals for their exemplary leadership and commitment to excellence. Lindsay Brownschidle, RA, PMP, LEED AP, has been appointed to the position of Associate Principal. Lindsay is an architect and Project Manager with … Read More
How do you incorporate a stepped approach into a turnkey project and keep control?
Turnkey projects, such as energy performance or design-build contracts, are often used because they expedite the design and construction process. Often times, to achieve an accelerated schedule, an owner is locked into a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) upfront resulting in little or no control over the details of the project. Those in the construction industry … Read More