Day: March 28, 2019

5 Services to Consider When Working with your Design Team

When hiring EVstudio to work with you on your building project, you’ll always get a great experience working with the team of architects and engineers through the pre-design, design, construction documents  and construction phase. That’s a given but sometimes it makes sense to hire us to work with you on more services for your project. …

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Multi-family Housing and Accessibility

The Fair Housing Act requires housing equality in terms of accessibility. This was passed in 1988. Three years later construction guidelines where published for builders and architects to follow. In general there are 7 requirements that must be followed. Those 7 key areas are: 1. An accessible building entrance which is on an accessible path. …

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Typical Rafter Insulation Detail

Here is a typical insulation detail for a rafter framed roof.  We’re showing a 1” polystyrene baffle to provide airspace between the roof sheathing and rigid insulation for required roof ventilation.  Under that is a 2” spray foam insulation with an R-6.9 per inch thermal value.  The remaining rafter bay is filled with Spider fiberglass …

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MEP Engineering Reverse Osmosis Systems

Utilizing Reverse Osmosis in Industrial Process Water

Implementation of Reverse Osmosis (RO) minimizes water usage and wastewater generation; consequently improving efficiency of industrial processes. Application of Reverse Osmosis technology for process water usage during all phases of industry provides multiple benefits. Effective implementation can provide huge savings by reducing usage of water, chemicals, energy, and occurrence of mechanical failures, while increasing efficiency …

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An Open Concept Home Isn’t For Everyone

Nor is a contemporary style.  Current clients Erin and Matt proved these points to EVstudio. When clients come to the custom home architects at EVstudio to design the most important physical object in their lives, the home that they and the ones they hold dearest to their heart, live and grow in, they come with …

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