CURT Blog

The Future of Energy Storage & Microgrids

As electric utility companies look to drastically reduce their CO2 emissions over the next several decades, significant steps are already being taken to begin modernizing the grid. Microgrids represent a key component of that modernization. A microgrid is a localized...

Five Bargaining Strategies for Success

By Bill Sanders and Frank Mobus, Mobus Creative Negotiating In the scene below, from the comedy classic Monty Python’s Life of Brian, our hero is on the run from a phalanx of Roman soldiers. He races into a crowded marketplace, spies a vendor’s stall, and grabs an...

There’s a Construction Boom Coming . . . Are You Ready?

By Barry B. LePatner, Esq., LePatner & Associates LLP, and Insights+ LLC As we begin the slow process of rising beyond COVID-19’s horrific impact on our nation’s economic and social framework, the nation’s construction industry and the real estate world that...

The Impact Digital Twins Can Have on Your Project

By Joe Tapp, World Digital Foundation By embracing technological advances and refining their processes, the manufacturing, healthcare, and technology sectors have made many gains in terms of productivity and a reduction in CO2 emissions. Could Digital Twins help the...

Understanding the Construction Landscape and How Your Company Stacks Up

By Anne Hunt, Viewpoint As an industry leader, you’re likely aware of the many high-level reports that regularly come out from influential industry and governing bodies that provide insight on the state of the construction industry and where it’s headed. This includes...

Project Build Thyself?

How autonomous equipment is already changing the job-site, and what’s next. By Jeff Jurgens, Director of Product Stewardship, AEM Autonomous equipment offers significant benefits with respect to efficiency, cost savings, and safety. These machines are poised to have a...