Category: Engineered Consultations

Interlocking Concrete Block Retaining Walls

Whether you are looking for a lower cost retaining wall to enhance your yard or to support your driveway, the Interlocking Concrete Block (ICB) (a.k.a. segmental concrete block) retaining wall may be your best option.  Up to 4 feet tall (base to top of wall), it can be designed and installed by a qualified landscaper. … Read More »

ICF Forms

ICF is the abbreviation for Insulated Concrete Form, an emerging new building technology which simplifies constructing foundations. These forms are made of rigid insulation tied together in hollow blocks which stack together like Legos. They come in sizing ranging from 4” up to 12” wide so they will work with nearly all standard residential foundation… Read More »

Is This Beam Wood or Steel? Or both?

Structural steel is becoming more common in homes, as structural steel gets stronger and lighters and its cost per pound comes closer to alternatives like engineered lumber. The challenge with using steel in primarily wood structures is often the interaction – how do you connect the two? It takes some thought, but collaborations between framer,… Read More »

Team Engineering’s Growing MEP Capabilities

With a plethora of building inspection and general engineering experience, our Engineers have always had a pulse on what good MEP design looks like for buildings. Between inspections, consultations, reserve studies and more, we have seen thousands of different MEP systems; we know what works and what doesn’t. In my relatively short time here at… Read More »

At Team Engineering, We are Listening to You

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 »