As China continues to consolidate its position as a political, economic and industrial world power, many of its large cities are experiencing the same infrastructure problems as those in other areas of the world.
During the 2008 national elections, there was much rhetoric about leadership. Unfortunately, in regards to the energy industry, that leadership has failed miserably with no indication of sanity any time soon.
The recent expansion of the sanitary sewer system at Ft. Lewis, WA, included the installation of 5,000 feet of 36 inch and 400 feet of 30 inch diameter HDPE pipe to replace the base’s vitrified clay system.
A good case can be made that using the earth's natural energy storing capabilities is the most cost efficient and environmentally friendly way to heat and cool homes, businesses and institutional buildings.