The most critical ingredient in good customer service is understanding two things: where the client is, where they want to be. In order to understand both of the above things, we have to hear it from you. Here at Team Engineering we are focused on understanding your issue, in your own words. Furthermore, we want… Read More »
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We want you to be part of our Team! Follow us as we post new blogs about our upcoming projects, construction tips and advice, engineering concepts, and company events.
Our blogs are intended to get you further educated on building construction straight from our Professional Engineers, Architects, Inspectors, and Project Managers at Team. Ever wonder how an ice dam occurs? What exactly is an LVL and why is it so strong? When do I need a structural ridge?
We’ll take some of the most common questions and industry misconceptions we hear and give you our expert opinions. The information we will provide is intended for general informational purposes only, but if you have a project specific question, contact us and speak to one of our licensed Professional Engineers today!
Our Team hit the jackpot with some gorgeous early fall weather on our latest Fun Day. The sun was bright and warm, and the foliage was just beginning to turn as we got out onto the golf course at Ponemah Green in Amherst, NH. For some, it was a chance to prove their skills and… Read More »
Construction on the Nashua Police Athletic League Renovation is in full swing! Learn more about Building on Hope and this year’s project: http://buildingonhope.com/current-project/ The exterior in March. Elevator foundation on the left side is started. The existing granite step front entry will soon be replaced. Team Engineering designed the new elevator foundation. … Read More »
A basement is really a depression in the earth. Basements usually have damp proofing on the outside, but that does not stop the three main sources of basement water: runoff, roof water and groundwater. In many places, basements are cuts in the side of a hill. If the ground surface does not slope down away… Read More »
Structural steel is one of the most commonly used construction materials in the building industry. There is a variety of hot-rolled steel shapes that can be designed to fit almost any construction project. The steel’s properties and design specifications are laid out by the American Institute of Steel Construction. Inside their nationally accepted Steel Construction… Read More »
People often ask: why would I want an engineer and architect to design my house? The answer usually boils down to: The house is beyond the prescriptive provisions of the residential building code and the building official requires a design professional, or Let us show you what is possible! This new house on the eastern… Read More »
Team Engineering has an excellent reputation for structural design and engineering; and we could not do it without a little help from our friends. We recently had the pleasure of partnering with JAD Design Group of Amherst, NH to design a 10,000 sq. ft. commercial building in Milford, NH. The building is the home of… Read More »
Daylight is a good designer’s best friend. Many people often do not realize the importance of good lighting in buildings, but the benefits are extensive. Artificial lighting requires energy, maintenance and can result in unpleasant or flickering lights. Humans instinctually prefer natural light and some research shows spaces with lots of natural light and views… Read More »
A client wanted to reinforce the roof framing so that it could support snow loads after the attic is well insulated. The roof framing is comprised of 4×6 rafters typically about 4 feet on-center (not horizontal perlins, as is often the case). New rafters are not designed to simply be “sistered” in-between the existing rafters… Read More »
The International Residential Code (IRC) requires an emergency escape and rescue opening in basements, habitable attics, and every sleeping room. The opening must open directly to a public way, or to a yard or court that opens to a public way. The purpose of the escape opening is not only to allow for people to… Read More »