JFS Engineering
Land Development and Water Resources Engineering
NYC Idea Fest

This is a pecha kucha talk given at the NYC Future Metropolis event on May 8, 2011 in New York City. Rain is a renewable resource. Joe Schaffer will discuss rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling in New York City. Water conservation requires a balance of localized infrastructure, financial, and life cycle considerations. Sanitation and water […]

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Here in New York City, the primary issue with stormwater runoff is the flow and volume of water generated, and our overloaded sewer systems are hardest hit during rain events. The natural way to correct this is to create more green space to soak up that water, or implement rainwater harvesting systems to act as […]

Dino the Green Dinosaur

On July 26, 2011, our good friend Bill Bobenhausen, FAIA, had Joe Schaffer on his radio show as a guest.  We talked about green engineering, the intersection of building and site design, and the state of the marketplace.  You can listen in on the show in MP3 format:  Part One and Part Two. Bill’s Green Architecture Show […]