Miami-Dade NOA Office Issues Notice of Deficient Engineering Submittals!

The team here at Engineering Express work day (and night!) to make sure our engineering design data is always at the highest standards for our clients and manufacturers. We spend countless hours reviewing our calculations, creating spreadsheets, attending seminars, and consulting with code officials in the pursuit of excellence in engineering. We are passionate about…

Specification for Sunrooms Adopted into the 2015 IRC

At its Public Comment Hearings in Atlantic City, N.J., the International Code Council (ICC) voted to adopt the AAMA/NPEA/NSA 2100-12, Specification for Sunrooms, into the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC). Representatives from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the National Sunroom Association (NSA), as well as a number of other supporters, were on hand at the code…

Design Renovation of 401 East Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach – Now in Progress!

We’re proud to show off our most recent project currently in the design phase – the complete renovation of 401 East Altantic Avenue in Delray Beach! This historical building is actually two buildings, each composed of different types of building materials. Our expert staff is set to provide an in-depth analysis of existing load path,…

Galveston Visit Offers Preview of Jersey Shore 5 Years After Superstorm Sandy

Photos of post-Ike reconstruction help Sandy Damage Victims with house raising lessons as they rebuild their dream homes. It’s been over 5 years since Hurricane Ike devastated Galveston Texas.  While continuing our engineering repair designs to affected areas of Texas, I recently assessed their recovery of storm-affected areas. What I discovered was a surprising display…

Florida Board of Engineers Meets Regarding Digital Signatures for Professional Engineers

Don’t you wish that the paperless office could truly be a reality? Well, stay tuned! Although digital Professional Engineer signatures are already accepted in the Florida Statutes, the methodology used requires additional paperwork for the digital seal, which is being debated by Broward County. The local Building Departments are pushing hard to allow proper digital…

Home Depot and Engineering Express – The Solution Center!

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. – March 18, 2013  Engineering Express® has been involved behind-the-scenes over the past few weeks for a top-priority project called “The Solution Center” (AKA “The Smart Center”) in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. We have been working with the creative masterminds of the project to provide expert consultation and cutting edge state-of-the-art digital…

Types of Hurricane Impact Testing for Windows, Doors, and Other Building Components

Hurricane Debris Impact Standards    Learn about the minimum standards used by the building code to establish requirements for windborne debris impact protection in hurricane prone regions. Once you know about the standards, you will be better able to determine whether the shutters, windows, and doors that you have or are considering buying are appropriate…

A Few Forensic Clues Found in Hurricane Sandy Damage

Sometimes, with Hurricane Sandy damage, it’s quite easy to spot the problem. Notable examples are roofing shingles torn away, bearing soil scoured and retaining walls washed into the first level, sometimes we’ve even been inside homes that have partially collapsed. Those types of assessment are obvious since the scale of destruction covers the entire home…

A 2005 Vision, A 2013 Reality

After Hurricane Katrina, Engineering Express was given an opportunity to partner with Tulane and Yahoo to help rebuild affected areas.  We were ahead of our time.  Then came Sandy… Watch and enjoy our 2005 Katrina Assistance Video Presentation to Yahoo & Tulane University     Created by Frank L. Bennardo, P.E. September, 2005

States to get $5.4 billion in first wave of Hurricane Sandy recovery money

Written by Malia Rulon Herman and Brian Tumulty Courier-Post Washington Bureau   States to get $5.4 billion in first wave of Hurricane Sandy recovery money WASHINGTON – New York, New Jersey and other states hit by Superstorm Sandy will get $5.4 billion in the first wave of recovery money approved by Congress, Democratic Sen. Chuck…

Troy Bishop, EI in Sandy Damage, New Jersey

How We Became The Best Engineers Helping Sandy Victims

Engineering Express® is all about solving seemingly impossible engineering challenges, and bringing the highest engineering standard at affordable costs with lightning speed to those in need.  It’s how we got our name and how we’re able to bring the best engineering service to Sandy damage victims in New York and New Jersey. We just passed…

Congress Steps Up the Fight Against Extreme Weather Like Sandy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 19, 2012 CONTACT:  Alec Gerlach, (202) 224-4159   In Wake of Sandy, Bill Would Improve Nation’s Resiliency to Extreme Weather WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, Senators John Kerry (D-MA), Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) today introduced legislation to strengthen existing extreme weather resiliency efforts. …

We Love Our Washington DC Rooftop Canopy by RetractableAwnings.com!

  When the staff here at Engineering Express discovered that we would be working on a structure within steps of the White House (The Warner Building in Washington, DC), we were all very excited. The Warner is a historical landmark located on Pennsylvania Avenue, overlooking Freedom Plaza just a quarter mile from the White House.…

Frank L. Bennardo, P.E. Is Welcomed To The Structural Engineers Association of New York

It’s official:  Frank L. Bennardo, P.E. has been accepted into the Structural Engineers Association of New York. He brings his vast expertise in storm damage evaluation and expert wind experience to the organization, as well as the full cooperation of his 18 person expert design team. Entering with his willingness to instruct those engineers not…

Engineering Express and the Nova Southeastern Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Ecosystems

Our design team was proud to see that just two weeks ago, the Nova Southeastern Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Ecosystems Research building was finally completed and opened for use. The Mission of the Oceanographic Center is to carry out innovative, basic and applied research and to provide high-quality graduate and undergraduate education in…

Engineering Express Attends “GlassBuild America” to Expand National Glazing Expertise

(Excerpts from GlassBuild Press Release) Las Vegas: Last weekend Engineering Express sent (3) of our top glazing experts to the GlassBuild America 2012 Expo and we had a blast  after three days of networking, business deals, new product introductions, and education at the Las Vegas Convention  Center. Nearly 6,700 attendees walked the show floor and…

Engineering Express completes “Love Culture” glazing at The Falls of Miami

Our incredible glazing experts have recently completed the “Love Culture” glass and glazing project located at The Falls of Miami. The project utilized 9/16″ laminated glass with the Kawneer IR 500 aluminum storefront system and HC-5000 series commercial door for an impact-rated installation. The total glazing square footage was 750 square feet and is also…

Large Fabric Structures Designed Across Country

Engineering Express® takes on the challenge to design 100′ and 200′ long structures for ClearSpan Fabric Structures, designing frames and foundation systems in multiple states in the US. Engineering Express® has become industry leaders in designs using catenary forces from their involvement in the flexible shutter and canopy industries, setting the industry standard in industries…

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