Tag: gas

Construction Processes, Legal

First state law banning gas in new buildings likely to pass in New York

May 1, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

After Berkeley, California, became the nation’s first city to ban natural gas hookups in new buildings in 2019, dozens of local governments followed suit, including New York City in 2021. At the state level, Washington state and California have encouraged […]

Construction Processes, Financial

The gas tax that funds infrastructure projects is broken. The pandemic could end it.

October 28, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

After months of travel and work restrictions to support public health amid COVID-19, drivers may find their roads in less-than-ideal condition when they’re able to get back behind the wheel. The sharp dips in driving that accompanied early stages of […]


Bats inspire detectors to help prevent oil and gas pipe leaks

January 30, 2020

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

By mimicking how bats use differing wavelengths of ultrasound to detect objects, hunt, and avoid predators, engineers have developed a new system that combines two separate types of radiation, fast neutrons and gamma rays, to detect corrosion — a major […]