Categories for Environmental Engineering

5 Helpful Tips For Communicating With Engineers

February 17, 2023

Whether you’re an engineer, manager or mentor, communication is an essential skill. Great communication skills help you deliver complex ideas and technical project plans in a clear, concise manner. Communicating with engineers especially is never a one-size-fits-all thing; it depends on your audience, the situation, and your level of expertise. Here are 5 helpful tips to improve your communications with engineering teams. 1. Know The Problem Before communicating with engineers, know the problem and how it aligns with your company’s vision and strategy. This way, you can make your team understand why they need to get involved and how their... View Article

Why Having a Radon System in Your Home Is Important

March 22, 2022

What Is Radon? Unable to be seen, smelled or tested, radon is an invisible toxin that can cause serious health issues. Radon is made from the natural radioactive decay of uranium and is found in virtually all rocks, soils and even water. As radon exits the ground into the air, it continues to decay, causing the creation of more radioactive particles that are released into the atmosphere that we breathe. As you breathe in air, radon particles stick to the lining of the airways and can damage your DNA and cause lung cancer. Outside of your home, radon is at such low concentrations... View Article

Keeping Colorado Pristine: The Value of Environmental Engineering

August 3, 2020

An environmental engineer makes modern life possible. Without the fundamentals of environmental engineering in Hudson, CO, it is likely we would face more pollution and numerous health risks. That’s why it’s no exaggeration when we claim environmental engineers keep Colorado (and the whole planet) pristine. Here are four contributions offered by environmental engineers: Waste management: Consumer societies like ours produce waste. Broken electronics, food packaging and white goods all fill up landfills and take up space as solid waste. While recycling habits are better than in years past, it does not quite make up for the material facing disposal. However,... View Article

High Plains Engineering & Consulting