Changing the Way We Build

Hasenauer, Heike
March 2008
Soldiers;Mar2008, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p13
The article gives an account of how the three-fold increase in the normal workload of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 2004 to 2008 has led to tie-ups with the civilian industry engineers to handle the demand for new construction and renovations. Specifications for commercial facilities are reportedly used to rapidly build cost-effective military facilities. Environmentally sound facilities are also produced through material recycling. This allegedly reduces energy loss and prevents soil erosion.


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