Dean Dalvit

Construction Cost Per Square Foot for a Post Office

by Dean Dalvit September 6, 2018
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Our posts on construction cost data per square foot for various project types are so popular, that I will continue updating them more frequently as this is fairly time sensitive data. Please note the date on the blog posts so you know that you are […]

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EVstudio can help you with your Manual J and Manual D calculations

by Dean Dalvit September 6, 2018

Building jurisdictions across the country are in the process of adopting versions of the International Building Codes, and in both the 2006 and 2009 IBC, there are new requirements for providing heating and cooling loads calculated by using an approved calculation such as the ACCA Manual J. […]

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Finally an Affordable Accordion Door Option!

by Dean Dalvit September 6, 2018

EVstudio works on a wide variety of projects and over the last several years, the desire to expand door openings in several of our project types have led to some very expensive products. One of the companies we keep in close contact with for residential […]

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Mudroom – A Degrading Name for a Very Important Room

by Dean Dalvit September 6, 2018
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Often overlooked in a program, the average Mudroom just happens to be one of the most heavily used and under appreciated rooms in the typical home. Many homes will combine the owner’s entrance with the laundry room, which may make sense given the similar functions […]

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Modern Mountain Home in Evergreen Colorado Nearing Completion

by Dean Dalvit August 23, 2018

We’re very excited to be seeing the completion of a modern mountain home we designed in Evergreen Colorado near completion. The Certificate of Occupancy was recently released and the owners are moving in. EVstudio provided all of the Architecture, Structural and Civil Engineering on this […]

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Insulate Your Investment

by Dean Dalvit August 23, 2018

With energy costs constantly on the rise and sustainability issues being at the forefront of every design interview we have, there is no better time to talk about one of the easiest ways to save energy and reduce our carbon emmissions: Insulation. The specific type […]

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Are you Smarter Than a 6th Grader…When it Comes to Flood Preparation?

by Dean Dalvit August 23, 2018
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We recently received a question from a local 6th Grader regarding flood preparation… Hello, My name is Molly and I am I sixth grader at a local middle school. I am participating in a program were we are researching a problem related to the Colorado 2013 flood. […]

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Buying Land to Build? You MUST Do These 8 Key Things Before You Close:

by Dean Dalvit August 13, 2018
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EVstudio has been involved in a great number of projects and a wide variety of situations involving our clients that for one reason or another didn’t quite fully complete their due diligence when purchasing their property. It’s an easy trap to fall in to – […]

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Construction Costs for a Climbing Gym in Colorado

by Dean Dalvit August 13, 2018
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I was recently asked about the construction costs for a Climbing Gym in Colorado. Below is the transaction: Hi, I was just curious what it would cost to build a 18,000 sq feet building at roughly 50 feet high. It’s for a rock climbing gym […]

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Staples or Nails? Choosing the Right Fastener for Wall and Roof Sheathing

by Dean Dalvit August 13, 2018

We are often asked by contractors if they can substitute framing staples instead of nails for their wall and roof sheathing fasteners. There is no easy universal answer to this question because the location of the project may place it in a high wind or […]

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What’s in a name?

by Dean Dalvit August 2, 2018
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What started as a one-man business called Eagle View Architecture has grown into 7 professionals (and counting). When we first doubled in size, we shortened the name to EV (now you all know where that came from) Studio. When we first came up with that […]

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Freewheel .DWF Viewer

by Dean Dalvit August 2, 2018

The latest .DWF viewer is here, and you don’t have to download anything to your computer to view .DWF files anymore! Autodesk Freewheel will allow you to open and view .DWF files in your web browser. You will not have the ability to mark up […]

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