Connectors in Cold-Formed Steel Wall framing

In cold-formed steel framing, a wide variety of connectors are used depending on the configuration of the structure (parapet, cornice, kicker, etc.). This blog is limited to the connectors used to attach cold-formed steel wall studs to floors or other structural components of a building such as structural/hot rolled steel or concrete slab. These connectors… Read More »

Rebuilding a Retainer Wall

Before In 2020, we were hired as engineer of record for a retaining wall that a contractor was building in Dover, NH.  The previous wall was collapsing because of age and the effects of frost/ thaw.  We were able to subcontract completion of the wetlands/ environmental permits and preliminary wall design.  Then, we ensured that… Read More »

Foundation Repairs

Your building has cracked foundation walls.  Is the foundation settling?  Are the cracks structurally significant?  What’s the problem, what’s the repair, and how much will it cost?  Who can do the work? Initially, Team Engineering performs an assessment of the structural significance of foundation problems and contributing factors.  If your home is constructed on a… Read More »