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The Components of Solar Hot Water – Collectors and Circulation

by EVstudio AEP May 30, 2019

In the world of solar hot water there are many names for systems that are identical or do similar things. It is important to know the basics and general components of any system one is working with. Once the basics are understood and mastered then […]

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Calculating Attic Ventilation to Comply with the IBC

by EVstudio AEP May 30, 2019

Enclosed attic spaces for buildings that fall under the IBC are required to be ventilated.  These spaces are formed where ceilings are applied directly to the underside of roof framing members.  IBC 1203.2 requires 1/150th of the attic area to be ventilated but there is […]

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Revit Tutorial: Importing Topography

by EVstudio AEP May 30, 2019
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Civil engineers typically use a 3D CAD program to model topography for a site.  When we receive their CAD file for a site, we have to import it into Revit to create a topography surface that we can then edit. Before you create topography in […]

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A Bicycle City Requires Bicycle Infrastructure

by EVstudio AEP May 30, 2019

Many communities are not currently structured to support everyday cycling.  However, in a lot of instances it can be as simple as evaluating the importance of vehicular lane width and the approach of just adding paint.  Cities along the Front Range of Colorado have bicycle-friendly […]

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Civil Engineering with In-House Surveyor means Cost Savings

by EVstudio AEP May 30, 2019

Being licensed as both professional engineers and professional land surveyors allows us to offer significant cost savings and drastically helps improve the efficiency of our projects. For example, when we do a site visit at the start of a project we are already thinking about […]

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Construction complete on custom home design in Harker Heights Texas

by EVstudio AEP May 30, 2019
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The Hadley Residence is a 3,400 square foot, Energy Star certified, custom home EV Studio designed in collaboration with DPD Custom Homes. It is a beautiful, single story, stone and stucco home located in the lake front community of The Springs of the Escarpment, Harker […]

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The Beauty of Red Rocks

by EVstudio AEP May 30, 2019
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For those who have not been, the Red Rocks Amphitheatre must be one if not the most beautiful concert venues in the world.  (I have not included many photos, as Red Rocks is a place that one must experience by visiting!)  Located near Morrison, Colorado […]

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Terms to Know When Choosing Windows – U-Factor, SHGC & VLT

by EVstudio AEP May 23, 2019

There is more to know about windows than casement, double-hung, Low-E, double or triple pane. While Low-E and the number of panes can give a basic idea on the performance characteristics of a window assembly, it is also good to know a couple other key […]

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Sustainability in the Department of Defense

by EVstudio AEP May 23, 2019

This past week, I attended a conference titled NDIA E2S2 in Denver.  The acronym NDIA refers to National Defense Industrial Association, and the E2S2is an acronym for Environment, Energy Security & Sustainability.  It was a great conference full of fantastic information in terms of sustainability from […]

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Progress Update on Modern Home in the Mountains

by EVstudio AEP May 21, 2019
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One of the greatest parts of being an architect or engineer is seeing a building come out of the ground. I recently toured a modern home project of ours which is under construction. This view is from the southwest corner of the home. The main […]

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Mountain Modern Dried In

by EVstudio AEP May 20, 2019
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Our Mountain Modern home is almost dried in. By this time next week the roof should be the rest of the way on. Good timing too. The snow is really going to start to fly soon! Originally posted 2012-12-28 08:44:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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The Dynamic Changes of Apartments

by EVstudio AEP May 8, 2019
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The Great Recession has changed the development market. I know what you are thinking, ‘no kidding John, that is a massive understatement’. Seriously, when you take a broad perspective of the mind shift that has occurred for the consumers of ‘development’, a ‘given’ market five […]

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