At any given time we have a large number of projects under construction. During the construction phase of a project questions invariably arise. That is the nature of the work, whether new, or more frequently, renovation work. At times those questions are best answered by a specialist even though architects have a broad depth of [...]
Architects and Contractors can spend a lot of time hunting for miscellaneous fire rated assemblies in wood construction. What you’ll eventually learn is that the easiest place to design your own 1-hour assembly is Section 721.6 of the International Building Code. The section details the procedures for calculating fire resistance of walls, floor/ceiling and roof/ceiling [...]
In an sustained effort to continue growing our scope of services in multiple markets, EVstudio is proud to bring Dave Buesser, PE onto our dynamic and growing team of professionals. Dave has a strong background in mechanical, plumbing and process mechanical engineering and energy services in a broad range of markets including healthcare, higher ed, [...]
The Five-Minute Walk is a standard that is best described as the average distance that a pedestrian is willing to walk before opting to drive. The unit of measurement is commonplace in the planning profession and is often represented by a radius measuring ¼ of a mile.
I was recently up to our Evergreen office for a meeting on a new custom home we are doing. The road I take happens to go past an office remodel of ours which is currently under construction. Previously this building had office space and two residential rental units. The interior was completely gutted and re-worked. The ample [...]