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Construction of Iowa’s Largest Solar Site Nearing Completion

Earlier this fall, Alliant Energy started generating energy from two new solar gardens in Dubuque. This winter, the company is finishing up minor landscaping work around the projects. The first site,... > READ MORE

Learning Needs to Happen Everywhere

Can learning happen everywhere in your school – literally? It may sound far-fetched, but that’s exactly how school buildings are being designed today. The current teaching model dates back to the... > READ MORE

The 3D Technology Turning Point

Hello, and welcome to my first delve into the blogging world. In this blog, I am going to cover technology in the areas of civil design and construction. The industry, as a whole, is turning a corner in... > READ MORE

5 Tips for School Referendum Communication

Over the past decade, one item has single-handedly had the greatest impact on the success of school building referendums: Communication. It’s not that communication wasn’t important before then. Just... > READ MORE

How Important is School Referendum Timing?

It seems like everyone has a theory on how the calendar impacts the success of a school building referendum. Some advocate for November, except in the case of a presidential election year. Some say avoid... > READ MORE