Atlas Observer

Top Commercial Brands are Solar Energy Customers

by Jelani Rucker on May 13, 2013

Why are some of the largest and most cost efficient companies turning to solar for energy consumed by on-site facilities? It's pretty simple; they want to continue to be the largest and most cost efficient companies. Iconic brands like WalMart, Costco, IKEA, Kohl's and Walgreens are synonymous with proficient management, low overhead and profitable...

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Designing with HSS: Truss Connections

by Bradlee Fletcher on March 12, 2013

Truss connections are connections at the panel points of a planar truss, and are designed as tension/compression connections. In this video I discuss the specifics of trusses with HSS, including joint types, fabrication costs, failure modes, design approaches, welding, and more. As a key takeaway, some of the top things to think about when desig...

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