The infrastructure we build in response to climate change, the #1 environmental issue of our time, should not come at the cost of having to flatten hills, fill in valleys, and raze natural structures occupying parts of a project site.
Most consumers don't take the time to consider how climate change might affect the companies that manufacture their favorite products or the manufacturing industry as a whole. How is climate change impacting manufacturing?
There is a fast-growing demand for energy and a rising concern for the environment, which is providing a serious energy challenge. That challenge is how to provide secure power supplies and protect the climate.
Universal access to renewably-generated electricity could be within the foreseeable future, with cleaner air and water as the side effects. Better public transportation systems will make life more enjoyable for commuters all over the country, as will a self-sustaining energy economy.
Yes, history has shown that there has been global climate changes that were not brought about by human activities; but-and this is a big but-human activity is accelerating global change and not for the better.
Eliminate Solar Rack Ballast and Reduce Rooftop Material Handling. PowerGrip™ Universal (PGU) is a commercial roof mount system designed to secure solar racks and other equipment to any type of commercial roofing system. PGU provides a secure connection directly to the roof deck or structural members and is designed to reduce or eliminate ballast in solar racking systems, so there's less weight on the roof and less material handling. Made of heavy-duty cast aluminum, PGU units include a base ring which is secured through the roofing cover and into the structural roof deck, and a waterproof top plate.