Project Spotlight: Uni-Cast

We have been selected by Uni-Cast (https://www.uni-cast.com/) of Londonderry to provide architectural and engineering design services for a small but critical expansion of their manufacturing facility. We will help this amazing metal casting company increase production and serve the needs of their clients better with our new design. Before: To be constructed: The best part… Read More »

What is an LVL?

Laminated veneer lumber, abbreviated to LVL, is a type of structural composite lumber (SCL) commonly used in wood construction for both residential and commercial buildings. Similar in concept to plywood, LVLs consist of many thin (less than a quarter inch) wood veneers adhered with high strength adhesives. The veneers are cut to beam-shaped sizes, and… Read More »

Project Spotlight: Calvary Baptist Church

We were recently hired by Calvary Baptist Church (http://www.cbclowell.org/) in Lowell, MA to help understand the current condition of their building components in their 70-year-old building. As with any smart property owner, the church also needed to know where to concentrate their resources for necessary repairs, desired improvements, and develop an overall Capital Improvement Plan.… Read More »