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A “Smart” Approach to Energy Savings

Thursday, September 20th, 2018 By Woolpert Labs cool things, fresh ideas

Let’s admit it—the average energy efficiency toolkit is a bit tired, ripe for innovation and “smart” technology. As they have for decades, utilities’ energy efficiency programs typically rely on rebates to catalyze action. Think of rebates as “carrots” for homeowners and businesses to weatherize or upgrade/replace equipment. The hope is that these rebate carrots will […]

“The Science of Where”: 2018 Esri Partner Conference Highlights

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 By Woolpert Labs Uncategorized

My colleague Natasha Hartley and I recently attended the 2018 Esri Partner Conference in Palm Springs with the goal of learning more about Esri’s 2018 focus and priorities. Esri coined the phrase “The Science of Where” to describe its vision for the future of GIS. As both a framework and a process for creating location […]

You’re Thinking About Open Data?

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 By Woolpert Labs cool things, in the works

Open data is a trendy topic. From the federal data.gov portal to the Federal Geographic Data Committee’s GeoPlatform to state and local government open data portals, an increasing amount of government data is being made available as open data. What’s driving this? Citizens demand more government transparency and access to government-owned information. Many states, counties […]

UAS Improves Project Efficiency in Complex Runway Redesign

Monday, June 12th, 2017 By Woolpert Labs cool things, fresh ideas

With the recent addition of new pilots across multiple disciplines at Woolpert, we are constantly leveraging unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology for new applications. In particular, we are focusing on how we can integrate the imagery and data produced from UAS into our design work. Recently, our teams used the technology for the construction monitoring of […]