Category Archives: Construction Types

Using Wind Energy

Wind turbines translate the wind in the atmosphere into electricity. Most turbines are fairly straightforward in their design: a tall supportive structure with 2-3 propellers on top. These vertical-axis turbines are what most people think about when they picture a wind turbine. Although far less common, there is also an “egg beater” style of turbine, Read more »

Different Building Construction Types

Being educated regarding disaster and risk management operations might seem irrelevant to most people, but it’s incredibly important to those professionals out there who work hard to ensure the safety of a building, the people within that building, as well as the wellbeing of the entire community. Take firefighters, for instance, or people whose job Read more »