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Carol Brzozowski

Carol Brzozowski specializes in topics related to resource management and technology.

Articles by Carol Brzozowski

Reader Profile: Robert Berninger

Distributed Energy Magazine

Reader Profile: Robert Berninger

Ask Robert Berninger, director of plant operations, energy, and engineering for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) in New York City, what factor underscores a successful operation, and he will tell you: staff engagement. Nine of his staff have trained for their Certifi ed Energy Manager (CEM), 60 have completed

The Evolution of Enclosures

Energy

The Evolution of Enclosures

Contemporary enclosures are not only serving to help businesses meet today’s noise regulations, but also to provide optimal insulation, equipment protection, vibrational dampening, and protection in extreme environments.

Reader Profile: Nathan Holloway

Stormwater Magazine

Reader Profile: Nathan Holloway

Stormwater mitigation approaches are a complex web of solutions. Nathan Holloway’s job is to help clients sort them out while balancing budgets and regulatory concerns. Holloway has developed training and outreach programs demonstrating which technologies perform best in different applications, “and appropriate means and methods for evaluating design, performance, and

Challenges to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

Weekly

Challenges to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

Challenges to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) have been increasing in intensity for years. If the NFIP is not reauthorized by elected federal officials by the September 30 deadline—something still undetermined as we go to press with this article—existing flood insurance policies will remain intact, but new ones cannot

Reader Profile: Brett Mathiowetz

Grading and Excavation Contractor Magazine

Reader Profile: Brett Mathiowetz

Two driving factors have fueled the success of Mathiowetz Construction, a family operation in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota for 93 years: the old-fashioned value of treating employees like family, paired with investments in the latest technology. Brett Mathiowetz, representing the company’s fourth generation of ownership, says his family’s company wouldn’t have

One With Everything

Construction

One With Everything

Compared to just a few years ago, contractors are becoming more comfortable with using telematics and fleet management systems, notes Brad Stemper, solutions marketing manager with CASE Construction Equipment.

Reader Profile: Lindsey Olson

Water Efficiency Magazine

Reader Profile: Lindsey Olson

As more tenured water operations employees retire, “there is a pressing need to recruit talent into the water industry to ensure the continued quality of our water,” notes Melanie Kennedy, senior vice president of human resources for American Water, the nation’s largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded water and

AMI + Data Management

Water

AMI + Data Management

When it comes to water utilities managing data from AMI, “everything is evolving around analytics within the industry,” points out John Fillinger, director of utility marketing for Badger Meter.

Reader Profile: Justin Hitchcock

Erosion Control Magazine

Reader Profile: Justin Hitchcock

When Justin Hitchcock started his erosion control company, JTEX Contracting, in 2008, he decided to go against the grain of the traditional company growth strategy of starting small and building from there. The San Antonio, TX, company started with big projects and has kept its focus there. JTEX Contracting provides

New Sizing Metrics for Water Storage

Water

New Sizing Metrics for Water Storage

Fire flow needs and regulations have always dominated the metrics for sizing the water storage capacity of a municipality or business. But these days, climate change, drought, and population growth have entered the picture as additional factors requiring consideration.