Meet Our Newest Additions

Heather Diemer - Friday, February 16, 2018
Pictured left: Jim Aiken. Pictured right (top to bottom): Rhiannon Fiala, Joe Coe, Scott Lee and Kevin Porter. Over the last few months we've added several new members to the Nave Newell family including welcoming James Aiken II, PLS, PE to lead the Survey Department. Jim joined Nave Newell in November and brings over 15 years of experience. As the son of a local surveying company owner, Jim was introduced to the business at an early age. He recently spent several years in sales, but has returned to his true passion of surveying and has quickly become a huge asset to Nave Newell. When Jim's not in the office, he enjoys CrossFit and spending time with his two daughters. We are excited to have Jim on board - his experience and leadership skills will bring our clients quality  [Read more] 

Importance of Open/Green Space in Urban Areas

Heather Diemer - Friday, February 16, 2018
By Brian Kelly - Landscape Designer at Nave Newell Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Want to show off your Olympic figure skating skills? In the City of Philadelphia, urban pop-ups + pocket parks like the Blue Cross Riverrink (http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/places/blue-cross-riverrink-winterfest)and the Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park (http://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/wintergarden/rothman-rink) (FREE in February) are great options. Check out all of the ways urban areas benefit from incorporating green/open spaces like these into their design.  [Read more] 

Regulatory Update: NAHB/PBA/EPA Working Together

Heather Diemer - Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Greg Newell, PE "Cooperative Federalism" - while it's not used often, it was the overall theme for a recent meeting I attended with members of the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB), Pennsylvania Builders Association (PBA) and regional members of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 3 key topics were covered that impact the building industry: 1. The EPA is pushing DEP to finalize PAG-02 NPDES General Permit and implementing a PAG-01 program. The PAG-01 would make it much easier to get permits with projects that have five acres or less of disturbance. The goal is to have draft versions provided to the public by August 2018. They see no reason to drag it out to the full 2 year extension. 2. Everybody acknowledged that the current green infras [Read more] 


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