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STV Director of Sustainable Design Awarded Prestigious Grainger Grant for Electric Bus Grid Resilience Project

STV Director of Sustainable Design Lauren Alger, P.E., ENV SP, received the prestigious Grainger Grant from the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for electric bus microgrid resilience research efforts with Ohio State University’s Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, ...
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STV Launches Sustainability Action Plan

The built environment “creates about 40% of the world’s carbon emissions. Unless we change how we design and build right now, climate change will become irreversible.” The urgency of these words from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) resonates deeply ...
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Key Takeaways and Insights from Infraday East

For the last six years, Infraday East has been an essential industry event that drives the dialogue about the future of infrastructure in the Northeast Corridor at every level of our industry. The event – one of several regionally-focused events ...
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Building a Circular Economy: Industry Insights and Sustainable Practices

A circular economy, geared towards minimizing waste and maximizing natural resources, hinges on reusing, repairing, remanufacturing, and recycling products and materials. It establishes a closed loop that conserves natural resources and facilitates the regeneration of natural systems. In sharp contrast ...
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STV Team Champions Sustainability at ASCE Infrastructure 2050 Workshop

As efforts to reduce and eliminate embodied carbon in our nation’s infrastructure continue to intensify, three STV thought leaders recently participated in a workshop to map out strategies and best practices for expediting decarbonization initiatives in infrastructure design and construction. ...
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Lessons from COP28: The Opportunity for Infrastructure

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recently launched the Buildings Breakthrough at COP28, the United Nations’ annual climate summit. Aiming for near-zero emissions and climate resilient buildings by 2030, this initiative marked a pivotal moment in the global commitment to ...
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Newark Airport’s New Terminal A Receives LEED Gold Certification

Newark Liberty International Airport’s (EWR) new Terminal A received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), far surpassing the project’s original target of Silver. The achievement was recently announced by the ...
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STV Director of Sustainable Design Honored by Industry Organization

STV’s Director of Sustainable Design Lauren Alger, P.E., ENV SP, was named an outstanding woman in construction by the Professional Women in Construction New York Chapter (PWC NY). The organization recognized Alger’s leadership in sustainable design as part of its ...
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Celebrating STV’s Generation of Women Legacies

The Women Builders’ Council (WBC) recently honored a select group of STV women legacies at its 18th Annual Champion Awards Gala held in New York. Our team members were honored in the Next Generation and Outstanding women categories for their ...
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STV Launches Embodied Carbon Action Plan

The built environment’s impact on global CO2 emissions is undeniable, with building operations accounting for 27 percent and embodied carbon – CO2 that is released during the extraction, transportation, manufacturing, construction, and disposal of building materials – contributing an additional ...
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Staying on Top of the National Environmental Policy Act and its Impacts on Our Communities

There’s been a lot of change in the environmental planning sphere over the past 2+ years, which means there’s a significant amount of policy evolution that our clients and other key stakeholders need to keep up with, especially as it ...
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Sustainable Design Leader Selected to Attend Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering 2023 Symposium

STV Director of Sustainable Design Lauren Alger, P.E., ENV SP, has been selected as a participant in the prestigious Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering 2023 Symposium, organized by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). The U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium ...

Sustainability and Resilience Experts Present at Transportation Research Board Workshop

Three of STV’s environmental, sustainability and resilience experts recently presented at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Resource Conversation and Recovery Committee’s 2023 Summer Workshop. Hosted by the Stevens Institute of Technology, the two-day workshop centered around a theme of “making ...
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Battery Park Resilience Project Wins Award from ASCE

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Metropolitan Section selected the Battery Park City Ball Fields & Community Center Resiliency Project as the recipient for the 2022-23 Sustainability Project of the Year Award. On behalf of the Battery Park City ...
STV Staff Joins Salvadori Center Career Day for PS 386 Elementary School Students

STV Staff Joins Salvadori Center Career Day for PS 386 Elementary School Students

Members of STV’s New York team recently participated in a career day at PS 368 The William Lynch School, a community-based K-5 public school in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood in Manhattan. The event was organized by the prestigious Salvadori Center, ...
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Future Focused: Creating a Roadmap for Embodied Carbon Reduction

With more government agencies pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, those of us serving the infrastructure sector are being challenged to develop holistic, data-driven solutions that aim to eliminate carbon emissions across various stages of a project’s lifecycle. As ...
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lauren alger headshot

STV Director of Sustainable Design Awarded Prestigious Grainger Grant for Electric Bus Grid Resilience Project

STV Director of Sustainable Design Lauren Alger, P.E., ENV SP, received the prestigious Grainger Grant from…

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image of library with "sustainability action plan 2024" overlayed on top

STV Launches Sustainability Action Plan

The built environment “creates about 40% of the world’s carbon emissions. Unless we change how we…

Read More

Sunset view of nyc skyline

Key Takeaways and Insights from Infraday East

For the last six years, Infraday East has been an essential industry event that drives the…

Read More

outside of library building

Building a Circular Economy: Industry Insights and Sustainable Practices

A circular economy, geared towards minimizing waste and maximizing natural resources, hinges on reusing, repairing, remanufacturing,…

Read More

group photo of people outside
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STV Team Champions Sustainability at ASCE Infrastructure 2050 Workshop

As efforts to reduce and eliminate embodied carbon in our nation’s infrastructure continue to intensify, three…

Read More

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Lessons from COP28: The Opportunity for Infrastructure

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recently launched the Buildings Breakthrough at COP28, the United Nations’…

Read More

Newark airport seating view

Newark Airport’s New Terminal A Receives LEED Gold Certification

Newark Liberty International Airport’s (EWR) new Terminal A received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)…

Read More

Lauren Alger Headshot

STV Director of Sustainable Design Honored by Industry Organization

STV’s Director of Sustainable Design Lauren Alger, P.E., ENV SP, was named an outstanding woman in…

Read More

STV staff at the WBC 18th Annual Champion Awards Gala

Celebrating STV’s Generation of Women Legacies

The Women Builders’ Council (WBC) recently honored a select group of STV women legacies at its…

Read More

Mui Ho Fine Arts Library at Cornell University

STV Launches Embodied Carbon Action Plan

The built environment’s impact on global CO2 emissions is undeniable, with building operations accounting for 27…

Read More

Aerial view of a road among trees.

Staying on Top of the National Environmental Policy Act and its Impacts on Our Communities

There’s been a lot of change in the environmental planning sphere over the past 2+ years,…

Read More

Lauren Alger

Sustainable Design Leader Selected to Attend Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering 2023 Symposium

STV Director of Sustainable Design Lauren Alger, P.E., ENV SP, has been selected as a participant…

Read More

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Sustainability and Resilience Experts Present at Transportation Research Board Workshop

Three of STV’s environmental, sustainability and resilience experts recently presented at the Transportation Research Board (TRB)…

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ballfields with green grass and sports markers at battery park ballfields

Battery Park Resilience Project Wins Award from ASCE

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Metropolitan Section selected the Battery Park City Ball Fields…

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STV Staff Joins Salvadori Center Career Day for PS 386 Elementary School Students

STV Staff Joins Salvadori Center Career Day for PS 386 Elementary School Students

Members of STV’s New York team recently participated in a career day at PS 368 The…

Read More

Green city

Future Focused: Creating a Roadmap for Embodied Carbon Reduction

With more government agencies pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, those of us serving the…

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