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Pros and Cons of Sustainable Building Methods

Building professionals all around the world over time have uncovered some great alternative building methods using natural or sustainable materials. Just as any building method, there are pros and cons that surround it. We are going to talk about some of the most...

Designing a Shipping/Cargo Container Structure

Recent trends in “green” building pushed experts all around the world to discover new and improved building methods. A popular method introduced more heavily in the last 5-10 years has brought more attention than any alike; Shipping/Cargo container design. These...

Sustainable Construction World Wide

Engineers for the Future Structural Engineers face many challenges in this century, a big challenge is considering their impact on overall global environment. This is a priority when attempting any project, large or small, from residential homes, to incredible sky...

Sustainable Home Building Materials

We all have heard or read about people all around the world trying to be as sustainable or “green” as possible, when building a home. I am going to go over some of the best materials that you can incorporate into building your new home. Keep in mind that even if the...

Self-Storage Engineering and Design

Why is Self-Storage design important? The Self-Storage world is ever changing, to make sure your facility will keep up with the times, engineering and design of these facilities is key to success. Most self-storage construction is simple, this includes a concrete slab...

What is a Structural Engineer?

Whether you have built a home, or have been a part of a project that involves building a structure of any kind, you may have heard the term Structural Engineer. Well what do they do? It's simple, really. They will analyze and design the structural components of...

Sustainable Building Design

The specifics of what constitutes "green" construction are constantly evolving; however, there are several main features of sustainable building design that are universally accepted in the construction industry. Green construction must, first and foremost, preserve...

Structural Engineering Inspection

Unlike with routine building inspections, many homeowners and building managers are uncertain about when or if it is necessary to schedule a structural engineer inspection, and how this might differ from a standard assessment. Knowing when to initiate an investigation...