Tag: Ecology

What Do Environmental Engineers and Environmental Scientists Do?

A five-year redevelopment effort turned the City of Glendale, Wisconsin’s former Bender Road Landfill site into a vibrant community park and collegiate-level baseball facility. By Scott Wilson, PSS On the highest level, environmental engineering has two goals. The first is to help correct the mistakes of the past that have led to the environmental issues… Read More »

LEED Certification: Is It Worth Obtaining?

The Westlawn Gardens project in Milwaukee was certified as the world’s highest-rated LEED Neighborhood Development at the time it was built. Ayres partnered with Torti Gallas Partners, which provided this photo. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) started about 25 years ago as an effort to build smarter, healthier, and more energy-efficient and sustainable… Read More »