Category: Structural Design

Learning About Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF)

The idea of Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) dates back from after World War II when blocks of treated wood fibers mixed with cement were used in Switzerland. At about 14 years old, the Canadian Jean-Louis Béliveau was intrigued by the deterioration of the family house he helped his father to build four years prior. In… Read More »

Oyster River Middle School AIA Construction Tour

Three of our Team members participated in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) construction tours of the new Oyster River Middle School building in Durham NH over the last year. This building is a result of a massive design and construction effort, coordinated by Lavallee Brensinger Architects. What stands out most to us at Team… Read More »

Welcome Morgan

Team Engineering is proud to welcome Morgan Daley to our incredible staff of engineers! Morgan recently moved to Concord, NH, from her hometown, Norfolk, CT, to join us at Team. Morgan completed her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, NY, and received her E.I.T license in early… Read More »

Palms Edge Apartments – Nashua NH

Team Engineering is excited and proud to see the completion of the multi-family apartment on Palms Street in Nashua, NH! This three-story, 6-family residential apartment was a fun architectural and structural design to add to our design portfolio. The building’s design considered accessible units on the lower floors, concrete foundations, engineered wood floor joists, and… Read More »

Residential Braced Wall Design

A few members of Team Engineering recently had the opportunity to attend a specialized training on braced wall requirements for residential buildings. This conference was held by the New Hampshire Home Builder’s association and allowed us, along with many local contractors, to expand our understanding of braced walls. Braced wall requirements are relatively newer to… Read More »

Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Certification

On the path to becoming a licensed Professional Engineer (PE), most people must first obtain their Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certification. We are happy to report that Team Engineering has 2 new EITs in the office, Olivia Caron and Jeff Trovato! The EIT certification is a step along the way to an engineering licensure—it signifies that someone… Read More »

Building Renovations On A Shoreline

It’s my dream to have a peaceful spot near water to rest my feet.  The New Hampshire landscape offers opportunities not found elsewhere in the world for this dream.  Our waters are clean enough to swim.  There is wildlife, …., and blueberries. New Hampshire State shoreline permit requirements and municipal ordinances were created to preserve… Read More »