Consulting engineers in Cortland typically work for themselves but may also be associated with a consulting firm. They, for a fee, give advice and provide services in their field of specialized knowledge and training. They can play a multi-faceted role, and function as advisors, fixers, bosses, generalists, stabilizers, listeners, specialists, catalysts, managers, or even quasi-employees. The underlying reasons that a consultant is hired are universal: when a company cannot fully justify bringing someone on board full time when in need of short-term technical expertise, it hires a consultant. A consultant is a viable alternative during the development stages of new products. He can deal directly with owners and upper management, thus providing an objective third-party view point. He is again a viable alternative in assisting in feasibility studies or in proposal preparation.
Two New York teams are among the finalists (Long Island, NY) Alliance for Green Heat and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that seven pellet stoves have been chosen as finalists in the Pellet Stove Design Challenge. This international competition, administered by the Alliance for Green Heat, identifies innovative low emissions and high efficiency..