Day: April 21, 2016

Foundation Engineering for Home Plans Purchased Online

Many people are searching the internet and purchasing home plans online.  While these plans won’t be custom tailored to fit your exact needs, many people find they are close enough. However, there is one very important thing to keep in mind when purchasing these plans, the foundation and possibly framing must be designed by a …

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Two Story Basement In Denver

Our structural department recently worked with Crawlspaces2Basements to convert an existing basement that originally had a theater in the basement to a two story basement with a very large open area with no columns at the typical basement level and then allowing for another basement level below.  The basement levels will be supported by new …

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What in the World is a Ufer Ground?

In EVstudio’s structural engineering practice this question comes up almost every week. In contemporary construction, a ufer is a concrete encased ground electrode, which is most often a 20 foot long piece of #4 rebar cast into a foundation wall that will protrude from the top of wall so that the structure’s electrical system may …

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Greene & Greene Construction Update

Our Greene & Greene inspired home is almost completely through framing!  Most of the windows are in and the extensive exterior wood detailing is beginning to reveal its character.  Below you can see the dining room with its exposed T&G roofing at the extra deep eave. Below is a detail image of a typical exterior …

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