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Transforming Our Vulnerable Water Infrastructure

April 19th, 2017 · No Comments · --Integrated Systems--, Water

By Rhys Roth, Director, Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Face it: Most of us take water infrastructure for granted. When we shower, flush, turn on the tap, or dodge the rain, we rarely give a second thought to the vast network of pipes, pumps, and treatment facilities that lie behind the water tap, the toilet, and […]

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Sustainable and Resilient: CSI Collaborates with AWC’s CityVision Magazine

November 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · --Integrated Systems--

The Association of Washington Cities (AWC) advocates for the interests of local city governments in the Washington State legislature and has connections with the CSI-convened Future of Washington Infrastructure group. AWC publishes CityVision, a magazine whose intended readership consists of folks working in local governments throughout the state. CityVision’s September/October issue focuses entirely on sustainable […]

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Energy Efficiency and the Promise of a Carbon-Free Grid

November 21st, 2016 · No Comments · Energy

By Sean O’Leary – NW Energy Coalition If “energy efficiency” were a brand, it would have to fire its advertising agency and hire a new one because, compared to wind, solar, and other renewable resources, energy efficiency is almost invisible. That’s partly because, while wind and solar offer spectacular visuals of turbine-dotted horizons and acres of […]

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