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We are currently looking for projects with which our experts can become involved. Engineering for the Earth, Inc. can provide consulting on development techniques and methodologies, materials and design that can help to reduce the energy footprint and environmental impact.

 

As an impartial 3rd party, our organization can provide a completely objective perspective on building, development and engineering projects.

 

If Engineering for the Earth, Inc. determines that a project is keeping true to our mission, we will allow the use of our logo and offer a summary of the project in this section of our web site.

 



NETWORK OF EXPERTS PDF Print E-mail

Engineering for the Earth is building its network of experts in the field in sustainable engineering, business and development, who are available to lend consultation on future projects.

 
INTERNSHIPS TO HELP DEVELOPMENT OF FUTURE INFORMATION DATABASE PDF Print E-mail

Engineering for the Earth is seeking high school and college interns to help with research to build a comprehensive state-by-state database of information to support sustainable technology.  Work on the database will start by collecting zoning information, rebates and tax credit information as well as contact information for materials and installation.

 
COLLABORATION WITH LOCAL BUILDERS AND DEVELOPERS PDF Print E-mail

Engineering for the Earth is building a relationship with a regional builder/remodeler, The Final Cut, in Wilmington, NC.  Our Organization is helping The Final Cut incorporate more sustainable practices in their business and building methods.  Engineering for the Earth will work with The Final Cut to find and make available affordable renewable product lines for their customers.  In turn, The Final Cut will help Engineering for the Earth make connections with regional developers who are possible clients for our consulting services.  With the support of a partner who is familiar with the construction and development industry, our chances of making meaningful progress with other builders and developers are increased.

 
ACCESSIBLE RECYLING OPTIONS PDF Print E-mail

With the help of industries like Waste Management and non-profit organizations like Call2Recycle and Earth911, Engineering for the Earth is helping communities and businesses come together to increase awareness of available and convenient methods of recycling. Engineering for the Earth helps serve as a liaison for expanded recycling options, which exceed current locally offered programs. Examples include collection of CFL, battery and medical waste through job site recycling programs, residential drop-off sites and personal recycling options.

 
LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT PDF Print E-mail

Engineering for the Earth encourages the use of Low Impact Development techniques such as the use of permeable pavers instead of asphalt and impermenable concrete.  Ourn Organization is partnering with Combined Construction Services, Inc. out of Winston-Salem, NC and other Paver installers to encourage the use of permeable paver systems for commercial and residential use. Engineering for the Earth is networking with builders and developers, to encourage a switch from the use of impermeable to permeable paving methods on future projects. Having operated in North and South Carolina and Virginia since 2001, Combined Construction Services, with their extensive experience and knowledge, will be providing their expertise.

 
BIODEGRADABLE TEA SACHET PDF Print E-mail

Having encouraged Harney & Sons Tea to switch their tea sachet from nylon to a biodegradable material, Engineering for the Earth is pleased that Harney & Sons will be transitioning to PLA, a biodegradable material made from corn, by the end of 2010.   We continue to work with Harney & Sons on improving and reducing their product packaging.

 

 

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