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Preparing for the 2023 Florida Hurricane Season
Understanding the High Velocity Hurricane Zone As the 2023 hurricane season fast approaches the state of Florida, it is essential for manufacturers, builders, and contractors in areas prone to hurricanes are well-prepared. In this blog, …
Engineering Express Assists With Chronicling A New House Build
Engineering Express has been chosen to partner on a project featuring a 2-story CBS Masonry new house build in a high wind area of South Florida. We will be providing input on technical aspects of …
Storefront Glazing: How to Boost your Business During & After the Pandemic
Floor displays are only a fraction of the equation. Storefront glazing, glass quality, and appearance play a substantial role in attracting customers into a store. It can also help sway the window shopper to make their way inside and make a purchase.
A Modern Tuscan Staircase Renovation
Transforming a Tuscan Eyesore in the Center of the Home to a Modern Showpiece By Sabrina Bennardo, LCSW When we bought this townhome we knew that one of the first things that had to go …
Top 10 Deck Safety Tips
Winter has passed and Spring has sprung! Is your deck ready for the spring and summer seasons? Here are the top 10 steps you can take to check the safety of your deck to ensure your friends and family are safe during deck season.
5 Creative Designs to Improve Commercial Outdoor Spaces
Designing smooth transitions between inside and out and getting rooted in nature has become increasingly popular throughout residential designs and is rapidly seeping into commercial building designs, as well.
Rooftop Wind Forces Help Page
DETERMINING WIND FORCES ON GROUND & ROOFTOP MECHANICAL UNITS Resources to help design professionals interpret performance evaluations & determine net forces on supporting ground & rooftop structures for mechanical units. Examples of mechanical equipment include …
8 Warning Signs of Using a ‘Small-Time Engineer’
I often tell of the warnings to companies that use ‘small-time engineers’ thinking they are saving money & time. I can tell the story because I used to be that small-time engineer. That’s me in …
On-Demand Engineering – Could This Be the Future?
Innovative Firm Delivers Disruptive TechnologyTo An Age-Old Profession Download this article If you’re in the construction or design industry you know the drill. You have a quick design need. You email your engineer and wait. …
Make A Hurricane Pet Disaster Plan
Click here to learn how to make a pet disaster plan for when a storm strikes
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LEGO LESSONS FROM ENGINEERING FIRM CEO
LEGO LESSONS FROM ENGINEERING FIRM CEO By Frank Bennardo, PE January 7, 2020 PART 1: THE SETUP It began when I walked by the newly opened LEGO® store at the local mall (it actually started …