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Precast Concrete: The Perfect Material for Fire Resistance

Posted on October 30, 2020

In today’s paper where I live, one of the headlines was, “Blaze destroys condo project.” The story goes on to describe how fire fighters doused... Read more »

Hardened Construction vs ICC-500 in K-12 Gymnasium Applications

Posted on October 30, 2020

This methodology, commonly referred to as ‘Hardened Construction’, allows the engineer to pick a wind speed that is lower than the 250 mph and use... Read more »

Student Housing and the Benefits of Precast

Posted on October 30, 2020

Speed: The use of precast concrete components facilitates a faster construction process, while also minimizing onsite material and labor costs. ... Read more »

Creating Safe Structures

Posted on October 30, 2020

Dangerous and deadly storms are happening all too often.  As we clean up Mother Nature’s devastation, talk inevitably arises of how to best guard... Read more »

ICC-500 Storm Shelters

Posted on October 30, 2020

Generally speaking, code changes require slightly modifying engineering procedures, policies, or methodology. One recent code change has not... Read more »