Field Notes
Conserve Energy, Money and Climate, One Light Bulb at a Time
By – Dec 20, 2012
We waste stuff. Or more positively, we are at a point where there is HUGE opportunity to be more efficient. The investment in science and engineering knowledge over the past couple decades has the potential to save us millions of dollars, and BTUs of energy, simply through smarter design and...

The Perfect Light Bulb
By – Dec 18, 2012
The great thing about working with scientists and engineers? The random email that makes you just say, “wow.” As a geologist, you’d wonder why I’m writing about a light bulb. However, a geologist tends to think about the materials and energy necessary for creating objects. Those...

Tapping the Hidden Energy Supply that’s Right Underfoot
By – Nov 19, 2012
In “Energy Underfoot,” author Steve Moddemeyer, a Seattle colleague who works for Collins Woerman, calls sewer heat recovery a new renewable energy market and says the King County Wastewater Treatment Division in Seattle (WA) is leading the way. I found this particularly interesting, especially...

New Exhibit Lifts Off at the Museum of Flight
By – Nov 5, 2012
There’s big news in the science, technology, engineering and space world. On November 10, 2012, the Museum of Flight—one of GeoEngineers’ long-time clients—is having a grand opening for the new Space Shuttle Trainer exhibit in its Space Gallery.GeoEngineers has been supporting the Museum’s...

"Screw Business As Usual"
By – Oct 10, 2012
“Screw Business As Usual.” I feel like I’ve been saying this for a while now, however Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, just put it in print in this Live Mint, Wall Street Journal article, “Volunteer Work: The Bigger Picture.”He makes the point that philanthropy and business are...