Sustainability

16 Ways We Think Civil Engineering Will Change

Posted on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 by Peggy Amor
In Stormwater, Sustainability, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: http://affinis.us/16-ways-think-civil-engineering-will-change/

Since we opened our doors in 2001, many things have changed within our profession. Technology, a focus on sustainability, and increased pressure on funds have all been at the forefront. Lately, we’ve been thinking about what’s ahead for our business, so today, we’re sharing how we think civil engineering could change in the future. Linda: […]

Three Envision Practices You May Already Be Using

Posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 by Brad Schleeter
In Sustainability, tagged in Tags: , public engagement meeting

One of the main reasons we received Envision certification was to help our clients successfully achieve their community vision. We liked the program’s flexible approach to innovation and focus on quality infrastructure. We learned that much of the Envision process involved methods we, along with our clients, already valued. They included improving quality of life, […]

Evaluating Projects Within the Envision Rating System

Posted on Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 by Jason Davis
In Sustainability, tagged in Tags: lines-road

Envision certification was created by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) to maintain a sustainability rating system for civil infrastructure. It is not intended to evaluate human-occupied, interior, conditioned buildings, but can be used in conjunction with building rating systems. As opposed to pre-planned measures, it acts as a guide, assigning credits based on decisions […]

Affinis Co-Workers Gain Envision Certification

Posted on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 by Linda Rottinghaus
In Culture, Sustainability, tagged in Tags: , , envision training session

This summer, five Affinis co-workers received Envision certification. This program was created by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI), which was founded by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), the American Public Works Association (APWA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). It was developed to maintain a sustainability rating system for civil […]