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 […]
November 1, 2022

Opening Design Pressures FAQs

1. How are opening wind pressures determined? Rational and empirical formulae from ASCE 7-16 Finite element analysis using computer-based software Wind tunnel testing Process Simplicity of […]
September 2, 2022

What makes engineering so significant?

Engineering is not always about math and physics although they are important! But the core of engineering is the willingness and eagerness to learn the mechanism […]