The built environment is responsible for half of all greenhouse gas emissions. The construction and demolition of buildings produce 40% of all waste. If the global population reaches 9.6 billion by 2050, natural resources of three equivalent planets will be needed to maintain the current lifestyle. Continue Reading
In recent years, we’ve become more aware of how human activity can accelerate the rate of environmental degradation.
With an ever-increasing emphasis on enhancing environmental protection, the New York State government has announced a new partnership with local governments that will lead to a greener community. We’re, of course, talking about Climate Smart Communities – an innovative way to minimize the adverse affects of human activity on the environment.
On planet earth, water is life.
From the cells in our bodies that we need to function properly, to the crops in the fields that need it to survive, water plays a crucially important role in society and it’s impossible to imagine life without it.
However, despite being a truly priceless commodity, water is also the one resource that we waste the most. From old leaky water supply mains, taking long baths to ignoring leaky faucets and fixtures, communities waste an astonishingly high amount of water! What makes matters worse is that the vast majority of this wasted water can easily be recycled and conserved!
This is an overview of Larsen Engineers services like structural engineering services, civil and environmental engineering. We also work on solar projects and wastewater treatment.