Building Resilience to Combat Climate Change

NASA describes climate change as “a long-term change in the average weather patterns that have come to define Earth’s local, regional and global climates”. Sea levels are rising, weather events are more extreme, and greenhouse gas emissions are at their [...]

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Safety Protocols Help Airport-Sponsored Noise Programs Continue Service to Communities in Need

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on every aspect of aviation, including residential noise mitigation programs (RSIP). Many airport-sponsored RSIPs across the country have paused efforts due to coronavirus concerns. However, some airports have recently resumed their programs [...]

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Jones Payne Joins Forces To Power The Native Plant Movement

Saving plants saves places. Founded in 1965, the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to conserving California native plants and their natural habitats. CNPS serves as a leading voice in plant science and native plant appreciation, [...]

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BWI Continues to Serve Community Amid Coronavirus Crisis

While effects of COVID-19 are being felt across the country, the outbreak has yet to cause major disruptions for the Maryland Aviation Authority’s (MAA) efforts to launch the next phase of its residential sound insulation program (RSIP). The MAA RSIP [...]

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US Navy Creates New Tool to Provide Sound Relief for Homeowners

Like commercial airports, the noise from military airfields often adversely impacts the quality of life in communities that are located nearby on multiple levels. Many complain of disturbed sleep, disruption of daily indoor activities, and a declined quality of life. [...]

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Sustainable Roofing Systems – Thinking Outside the Box

A truly sustainable roofing system is an umbrella that not only protects a building from the elements, but seeks to reduce negative impacts on the environment and health of building occupants, thereby improving building performance. To achieve sustainability in roofing [...]

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Capital Needs Assessments as a Cost Effective Approach to Protecting the Value of Your Building

Capital needs assessments (CNAs) are becoming an increasingly important part of the asset management toolkit for both rental and owner-occupied multifamily housing. This is welcome shift away from the “fixing it when it breaks” approach to the well-planned repair and [...]

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