So, you are new to the world of construction and have just landed your first solo job for a major demolition and remodel of a commercial kitchen. Congratulations! The noise has simmered down to almost nothing and all the confetti has safely landed on the office floor. What's next? You have found yourself staring at your computer screen brainstorming how you are going to get everything you need for this kitchen, and the elation you felt mere moments ago is fading away to terror. Where is the “Easy Button” when you need it?
Today, July 23, is International Women in Engineering Day. It's a day celebrated annually recognizing the work and achievement of women in engineering.
On Friday, April 16, 2021, a webinar hosted by Frost Brown Todd was presented as an opportunity for Ohio’s Public Utilities and Municipalities to learn more about clean energy and the benefits of transitioning to behind-the-meter solar.
The US electrical grid has come a long way in the last 140 years, since names like Edison, Tesla, and Westinghouse lit up our cities. No one could have predicted how electricity would shape our industries and how intracule it would be to our everyday. Thanks to good ole Teddy Roosevelt, electrical power was spread throughout the US with the Rural Electrification Act, that made electricity available to all. A quote that simply states “Mysterious affair, electricity” by Sam Beckett really sums up how most of us relate to this phenomenon of moving electrons and ions. Electricity is a humbling, silent workhorse. To understand the complexity of it can take a lifetime. My personal eureka moment was when I first learned the water hose analogy for explaining electricity, which if you are not privy to, I recommend Googling that one.
As of Monday, May 17, 2021, Melink Corporation kicked off a new healthy-hybrid working concept, where employees have reasonable flexibility to work remotely while also having some responsibility to work from the corporate campus in Cincinnati, OH. What you may not know, is as of March 2021, we’ve now gone through five different remote working strategies, pivoting nimbly as conditions changed and new information was constantly being presented. This would not have been made possible without an incredibly positive attitude from our staff and an adaptation to the use of new tools. One such tool that we began to use in late 2019, thankfully prior to the world changing, was Microsoft Teams.