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February 12, 2024

Designing Concrete Beams with Rectangular Openings

Engineering Considerations and Best Practices The provision of rectangular openings within concrete beams has gained prominence in contemporary construction due to the demand for adaptable and […]
November 8, 2023

Impact of HB1379: Enhanced Nutrient Reduction Systems in 57 Florida Counties

On May 30, 2023, Governor Ron DeSantis’s signature sealed the enactment of HB1379, ushering in significant revisions to various statutes linked to Basin Management Action Plans […]
July 31, 2023

Should I Cut the Screens on My Screen Room or Pool Cage Before A Hurricane?

January 16, 2023

Mobile Home Additions: Site-Beam vs. Fourth Wall

Additions like awnings, carports, porches, and utility rooms are a common feature in the expansion of mobile homes. They are an inexpensive way to incorporate outdoor […]
December 27, 2022

Screen Enclosure Engineering: Wall Members

An important consideration while engineering and sizing the wall members for a screen enclosure is the provision of lateral  bracing  members,  such  as  chair  rails,  girts,  […]
December 5, 2022

Use of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) in Construction

In the last few years, the construction market has seen a significant fluctuation in availability and prices of traditional construction material such as Lumber, CMU, Steel, […]
November 21, 2022

Swimming Pool Design & Construction: Angle of Repose

What is angle of repose? Simply put, this is the angle at which a soil can be piled without slumping. How does angle of repose pertain […]
November 14, 2022

Why do structures fail?

Hurricane Ian was one of the biggest hurricanes to hit Florida, with an astounding loss estimated at around $70 billion, in addition to the incalculable loss […]
November 14, 2022

The Importance of Slope in Site Plans

I’m sure we all remember zoning out during math class in high school, and being told fifteen different ways to calculate the slope of a line […]