Engineering Express Certifies Mitjavila Awning System

Engineering Express has designed and approved both freestanding and host-attached pergola mechanical louvered awnings for Mitjavila’s Horizon series. Code compliant in most of the US including Florida, these certified master plans allow the permitting and construction of awnings using engineered design tables to select loading and spans for your design condition. Approved for installation without…

RetractableAwnings.com, Inc. Wins 2013 International Achievement Award with Engineering Express Design

When we were hired by www.retractableawnings.com for a retractable patio cover system that was to be installed on a high-profile building, on a rooftop in Alexandria, Virginia, we were thrilled! Retractableawnings.com is known worldwide for their attention to detail and we knew the job would be a real treat to work on with them. We…

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.…

How Did We Do This?

This prototype design for Premier Rollout Awnigns incorporates umbrella arms that automatically retract when winds exceed design forces so as not to damage the support frame.  The frame was made of reinforced steel embedded in concrete to code standards.  Research in this type of design continues as we lobby the industry for more accurate code…

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…