Is Your Commercial Property Vulnerable to Flooding?
No structure is immune to flooding, but there are ways to reduce the risk and mitigate the damage. For commercial properties, the stakes are even higher: At least one-quarter of businesses that close their doors after a flood never reopen. Because they are generally larger and costlier to build, commercial properties tend to be disproportionately affected by floods. […]
Why Trucking Is a Bellwether of the Future of Sustainability
We stand at an important threshold for businesses wanting to change the world. For the very first time, the economic and environmental benefits of green energy are aligned. As the cost of renewable energy continues to plunge, it has drawn ever closer to the lower costs of coal- and gas-fueled electricity. This year, European carbon cost rose […]
It Is That Easy Going Green
You may be absolutely sure that operating your business in a manner that doesn’t hurt the environment is socially responsible and ethically necessary, but are you also sure about how it will impact your bottom line? Fortunately, with today’s technology and cultural environment, ecological sustainability actually makes good business sense. For one, customers appreciate and are […]
The 3 Top Ways Construction Can Combat Flood Damage
The 3 Top Ways Construction Can Combat Flood Damage Natural disasters are inevitable, unpredictable, and devastating, as when a recent downpour in Rainier, Oregon, caused water levels to rise six inches, severely damaging property and affecting the town’s utilities. Weather events like these put life on hold. For the construction industry in particular, flooding washes piles […]