Is LEED Still Viable?

Is LEED Still Viable?

Oregon is in the top five states with the lowest carbon footprint per capita, and has more LEED® certified buildings per capita than any other state. 1 With that, the short answers is yes, but there is definitely more to…

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A Lesson in CFD

A Lesson in CFD

There are certain moments in life when you see something and it just speaks to you. The first time I saw Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in action, was one such time. I was watching a television show on Boeing Aircraft…

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Low Hanging Fruit Energy Upgrades

Low Hanging Fruit Energy Upgrades

Would you rather walk 1 mile to get $100 or 100 miles to get $1? Except for an extreme walker, this question is a no-brainer. Just as water flows downhill and as nature abhors a vacuum, we all naturally take…

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The Enginerd

The Enginerd

The Enginerd. He is the unfortunate result of unofficially adventurous tedium’s of engineering combined with the additionally tiresome cross-referencing of restrictions placed by countless numbers of officials and experts tying hands at every turn to collate into a vortex of…

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We Are Celebrating!

We Are Celebrating!

R&W is celebrating 35 years today! May 1st, 35 years ago, Mark Wirfs and Harry Reeder opened the doors of R&W Engineering, Inc. Today those doors are still open and we're only getting better. Visit our website for our latest…

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Humans ≠ Numbers

Humans ≠ Numbers

Imagine a workspace of twelve-by-twelve cubicle after twelve-by-twelve cubicle filling the entire floor space. Common thought would consider this a boring place, not because of its lack of interesting features, but because of its sameness. Its sameness with all other offices in the world.…

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