November-December 2015 Table of Contents

2015 Most Popular Products 2015 Most Popular Products

Here are the 10 products visitors to our website clicked on the most in 2015. We add products every day, so visit often. Read more

Smarter lift stations Smarter lift stations

Smart VFDs use algorithms to estimate flow and whether the pump is running within its preferred operating region. When combined with remote telemetry and big data, these units provide key performance data. Read more

Converting sodium lights to LEDs Converting sodium lights to LEDs

Small Washington city makes history with streetlight-driven energy metering. Convincing the local utility to switch from an unmetered flat rate tariff to usage-based billing was key to optimizing savings. Read more

Pavement protection Pavement protection

Three components that will make or break your crew’s sealcoating productivity. Read more

Saving energy in public buildings Saving energy in public buildings

Retro-commissioning is a low-cost way to reduce energy costs by 10% to 20%, freeing public funds for other uses. Read more

Public projects' costs

Think twice before issuing bonds to pay for a project that’s not fully designed. Read more

Workplace accommodations

A workplace doesn’t have to accommodate every single potential contingency. Sometimes employer and employee must meet halfway. Read more

Stopping car-wildlife collisions Out of the Ordinary Stopping car-wildlife collisions

The department installed an amphibian guidance system and fences on either side of the highway to funnel wildlife toward entrances on either end. Read more

Celebrate unsung heroism Celebrate unsung heroism

The holidays are a time when public works brings the community together. Read more

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