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Tools of engineering | The Great Story of the Product Evaluation

The Great Story of the Product Evaluation

Watch this complimentary on-demand webinar as presenter Frank Bennardo PE tells an engaging story of how building product approvals became what they are – and where they are going in this fast-paced, on-demand, digital work …

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Case Study

Watch How Eastern Metal Supply Uses Our 3 Tier Solution To Increase Sales, Decrease Friction CASE STUDY:  Eastern Metal Supply, Inc. Eastern Metal Supply’s pain point was the difficulty of delivering certified engineering for permit …

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hurricane | Irma Hurricane Rumors

Irma Hurricane Rumors – Which Are True?

Here’s how Snopes describes many of the rumors with Hurricane Irma’s fake and real news.  Click here to see which engineering predictions come true  

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EXPERT HURRICANE ENGINEER SCORECARD – WHAT I GOT RIGHT AND WRONG WITH HURRICANE IRMA How did my damage predictions do? I lived through Irma on the east coast of Florida. I watched the warnings, the …

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roundabout traffic image | 5 False Wind Statements Debunked by an Expert Storm Engineer

5 False Wind Statements Debunked by an Expert Storm Engineer

I hear these silly things people say all the time about hurricanes. From conversations in line at the grocery store to people telling me how they believe they will be safe in the next storm. …

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Phantom Screens: Is a Florida Product Approval Required?

Product Approvals for building components are the general rule in Florida.  Building officials, architects, insurance companies, even homeowners ask for them all the time, frequently refusing permits, insurance discounts, and product installations. So what is …

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Brightline Train Stations


ENGINEERING EXPRESS DESIGNING WINDOW GLAZING SYSTEM Crawford-Tracy has been selected to complete the commercial window glazing work for two of the new Brightline Train Stations that are going to be built in and connect Miami, …

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DANGER: Hurricanes Will Strike in South Florida

DANGER: Hurricanes Will Strike in South Florida   Hurricane season in Florida should not be taken lightly. More storms hit Florida than any other state in the United States. Since the mid-1800s, only 18 hurricane …

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Striking Similarity: A Sandy Recovery View of the Future

STRIKING SIMILARITY: A SANDY RECOVERY VIEW OF THE FUTURE   As work slowly progresses to damaged areas of the New Jersey Shore, Engineering Express maintains a close eye on the recovery, helping where we are …

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Having a Little Fun on the Job! 401 Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL

Yesterday we visited our newest job, the 401 Atlantic Avenue building in Delray Beach. This building was also known as the old Mercer Wenzel building and has been standing for over 70 years! This project …

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10 Critical Sandy Damage Repairs You Need To Know

I’ve recently returned from my 6th trip to areas affected by Hurricane/Superstorm Sandy.  Now past the 90-day mark since the massive superstorm, I was able to spend time in more houses that were undergoing repair.  …

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Boots on the Ground, Team 4: My Initial Hurricane Sandy Damage Assessments

I landed here in New York for my storm damage inspection assignments and as you’ll read in my last blog post was excited to get started and get to helping. The first night here felt …

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4 Tips To Help Your Engineer With Your Storm Damage Claim

With our 4th team deployed to New York & New Jersey, 80+ Sandy Damage Inspections and counting, 9 presentations given to hundreds of affected homeowners and colleagues, and after my 5th trip to Sandy-affected areas …

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Engineers Report on Hurricane Sandy: Shocking Discovery

I’ve returned from a day of building inspections in Rockaway Park NY damaged from Hurricane Sandy.   I was prepared to relive the memories of visiting flooded neighborhoods in New Orleans after Katrina, and wind damage …

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ASCE 7-10 Exposure D – How Does it Work?

We’ve created a few quick steps that will help any design professional understand how and when to apply an exposure D condition.   1.      CONFIRM SURFACE ROUGHNESS DISTANCE AND THE INITIATION POINT OF EXPOSURE D: …

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