A Reasonable Path Forward for the Power Industry

by Block Andrews March 30, 2017

These are challenging times for the power industry. Environmental rules and regulations that may or may not be changing are only part of the list of forces electric utilities and other power providers must deal with. As I have said in previous forums, the Trump administration is certainly going to take a hard look at […]

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Five Keys to Data Center Siting — and Three You Might Be Missing

by Parker Hills March 28, 2017

There are two types of sites for data centers: Sites that will work to meet the client’s business needs Sites that are so well-suited they’ll elevate a client’s business strategies The difference lies in the approach. Beginning the search with a list of available sites that are being publicly marketed for sale can be a […]

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Kansas City Airport Runway Project Paves the Way for Smoother Landings

by Jason Fuehne March 23, 2017

Airports depend on safe facilities and operations to help deliver convenient and efficient services for passengers, cargo and other critical components in the air transportation business. But with things like pebbles, potholes and other pavement problems standing in the way — foreign object debris (FOD) damage estimates are estimated to be $4 billion a year […]

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How Much Physical Security Is Enough for Your Data Center?

by Brandon Kehl March 13, 2017

Data is a precious commodity. It’s the backbone of modern society, a foundation of the business world, and the repository of our personal and professional documentation — from texts and email to photos and videos. Data centers have become a necessary part of the nation’s infrastructure. As with the electrical grid and water systems, they […]

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Burns & McDonnell Named 16th Best Company to Work For in the U.S.

by Ray Kowalik March 9, 2017

What could be sweeter than waking up and realizing you’re one day closer to the weekend? Waking up and hearing that Burns & McDonnell has once again landed a spot on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list — coming in at No. 16 in 2017! After surveying more than 230,000 employees from firms […]

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