Bill Myhren

EVstudio Structural Engineering for Lennar Homes

by Bill Myhren May 19, 2017
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Wearing both the “architect” and “engineer” hats at EVstudio, I experience frequent cross-over between the two fields and get to participate in a wide variety of projects. Historically, engineers and architects have been known to butt heads at every corner (or corner detail!), but having […]

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Sewer Repair Options

by Bill Myhren April 27, 2017
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I recently moved into a home which came with a number of new maintenance responsibilities and needs that I previously didn’t have to consider. At the advice of my agent, I had the sewer line at the property “scoped” to look for any problems with […]

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What You Need to Know about Windows

by Bill Myhren January 20, 2017
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Windows are an important architectural component for both residential and commercial buildings and can significantly impact both construction budgets as well as energy use. According to consumer reports, the cost to replace the windows in the average house costs between $7,000 and $20,000. Windows come […]

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Exterior Fire Suppression Systems for Balconies

by Bill Myhren June 10, 2016
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EVstudio is currently working on a project in the Lo-Hi neighborhood of Denver that will add 300 rental units along with retail and parking within walking distance of downtown. All of the rental units will have a balcony with a wood deck to fit the […]

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Fire Resistance Treatments for Wood

by Bill Myhren June 10, 2016
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Not all fire resistance treatments for wood are the same. Over the past few months, I have been learning about the differences between treatment strategies for wood. The following breakdown is a brief synopsis of those differences: Intumescent Paint Intumescent paint is a treatment applied […]

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A Foggy View of a Finished Genesee Residence

by Bill Myhren May 17, 2016
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This weekend I was able to visit and photograph a house that I designed in Genesee. The house was completed in December, so it was fun to see the house after the owners had occupied it. The house is approximately 4,500 Square Feet (3,500 finished) […]

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Genesee Residence Construction Update

by Bill Myhren May 16, 2016
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Recently, I had the opportunity to visit two houses that we designed which are currently under construction. It was exciting for me to visit both of these residences since I designed the electrical layout for the first house and I designed the second in its […]

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Halloween Chattering Skull DIY Project – If You Dare!

by Bill Myhren November 3, 2015
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As you may have noticed, Halloween was this last weekend. This is the first year that I have been living on a street with lots of families and trick or treaters and so I decided that it was time to put my engineering abilities and […]

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Denver Skyline Photo 2015

by Bill Myhren April 28, 2015
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This weekend was Doors Open Denver. Doors Open Denver is an annual event put on by the Denver Architectural Foundation and features hundreds of both paid and free tours of sites and buildings around Denver. Erik Larson posted earlier this month about the event. I […]

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Deck Hanger Corrosion

by Bill Myhren April 15, 2015
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Most homeowners probably don’t give much thought to the systems that hold up their house and their decks. It is usually assumed that once a deck is designed and built, it should last almost forever without too much required maintenance or attention. Recently, I observed […]

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Selecting Door Hardware For Your Building

by Bill Myhren March 10, 2015
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When selecting door hardware for your project, it may not be as straight-forward as going to your local hardware store and grabbing the first door knob and lock set that you see on the shelf. For the sake of simplicity, I will just be focusing […]

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The EVstudio Team Wins Two MAME Awards

by Bill Myhren October 8, 2014
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EVstudio won two Awards this weekend at the Marketing and Merchandising Excellence (MAME) Awards gala which honors the top achievers in the Denver area new home industry. The awards were presented by the Sales & Marketing Council and HBA of Metro Denver. Awards are comprised […]

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