Monthly Archives: December 2011

Merry Christmas from Everyone at HSAL!

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Sustainability Rating System for Infrastructure Coming Soon

An infrastructure sustainability rating system has been in the works since 2009.  Leading the charge is The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI).  ISI is a collaboration of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), the American Public Works Association (APWA) … Continue reading

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Adaptive Management: What does it mean for environmental management?

Adaptive management (AM) is one of those terms that you often see used in Environmental Assessments (EAs) and other environmental projects that require long-term planning and monitoring. So what exactly does it mean for resource managers and environmental assessment practitioners? … Continue reading

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Is Toronto Growing ‘Smarter’?

As of October, 2011 Toronto, according to Emporis a Frankfurt-based research company that tracks multi-story buildings, had 132 active high-rise construction projects, the most of any North American City, surpassing Mexico City’s 88 projects and New York City’s 86 projects. … Continue reading

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