Improving Indoor Air Quality in the Era of COVID-19

Is your HVAC system optimized to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other biological contaminants?  SARS infected people over long distances suggests the possibility of aerosol transmission.  COVID-19 may also be transmitted through the air, but is known to be disseminated more significantly by the following mechanisms: Direct person to person contact Objects infected persons… Read More »

Pickering House Inn, Wolfeboro, NH

Team Engineering is proud to have been part of the team that renovated a vacant historic landmark into a beautiful boutique hotel, the Pickering House Inn. Team Engineering’s design modernized the wood structure and stone foundations, supplementing and improving to improve on its structural integrity for new use while maintaining its historic character. We worked… Read More »

A trip to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater

On a recent family trip, we stopped at the infamous, Fallingwater;  a building, often describe as the pinnacle of American single-family home design.  It is impossible to mention the building without mentioning its architectural designer, Frank Lloyd Wright, who was equal parts, design genius and showman. When you visit, it’s clear that both characteristics are… Read More »

2015 IPC on Attic Vent Termination

There has been confusion in the construction industry since adoption of 2015 IPC Section 903.2 about attic vent terminations.  The NH Mechanical Safety & Licensing Board, NH Fire Marshal’s Office, NH Building Code Review Board and NH Building Officials Association obtained ICC engineering opinions and clarifications regarding plumbing vent size above the thermal envelope. The… Read More »

Durable Housing for Group Homes

We all have favorites.  I like Contoocook Creamery’s Blueberry Milk as a “Victory Drink” on top of a mountain!  Litherman’s Bow Wow Yippie Yo IPA is a nice treat to celebrate the victory around the campfire!  And Community Resources for Justice is one of my favorite clients. CRJ, among other programs, offers group homes for those unable… Read More »