Wholesale Changes

This article originally appeared in Smart Business Magazine. by Pete Fehrenbach The wholesale distribution business in the United States is changing at warp speed. The recession hit wholesalers hard; only the most robust, best-capitalized distributors made it through the downturn in good fighting shape, and now that they have emerged, they’re facing a flurry of.. read more →

Starbucks, Gardening, Awards & Green Roofs

P.A.E.P.C. News Week of October 1 P.A.E.P.C.: Planning. Architecture. Engineering. Procurement. Construction. Our favorite stories from the week.  1. Tiny, Portable, Local and LEED Certified Starbucks Store Last week, we came across this article from FastCo.DESIGN, about the new breed of Starbucks stores. The company recently opened it’s first “modern modular” location in Colorado, and.. read more →

Labor Day, Going Carbon-Neutral, &
A Texas-Sized Frito Chili Pie

P.A.E.P.C. News Week of August 20 P.A.E.P.C.: Planning. Architecture. Engineering. Procurement. Construction. 1. What is Labor Day Anyway? We all love Labor Day for it’s ability to grant us a day off work and time to cherish the last bit of summer sun and lake time, but what’s the real meaning behind it? This video.. read more →