Category: Structural Engineering

Is this Design Over-engineered?

As engineers, we often are accused of “overengineering” a building’s structure; when, in reality, we are just following the design rules set forth in the local building code. In most cases, contractors are set on their construction methods based on how they were taught when they first entered the industry. How many times have you… Read More »

Award Winning Sawdust Cyclone Structure

Team Engineering won the 2020 Structural Engineers of New Hampshire Excellence in Structural Engineering Award in the Special Structures Category for this unique project. Durgin & Crowell Lumber Co. operates an eastern white pine lumber manufacturing facility in Springfield, NH. Their indoor facility, as you can imagine, produces literally tons of sawdust each day. Macy… Read More »

Approaching Sustainable Design

Sustainable design is commonly associated with high construction costs and expensive cutting-edge building technology. However, when sustainability is considered early in the design process, projects can achieve high performance at average construction costs. Before ever putting pen to paper, this list may help to inspire some design: DESIGN WITH THE SITE IN MIND: Climate Site… Read More »

The Effects of COVID-19 on the Construction Industry in NH and MA

Team Engineering is open and very busy, but not too busy to help you with that design project or solve that engineering issue. Everyone we know in the construction industry has a full schedule right now and many of them are relying on Team Engineering to create the structural and architectural plans for their projects. … Read More »

Everett Street Apartments, Nashua, NH

We helped Sequel Development & Management on another multi-unit apartment design. This 6-unit apartment is located on Everett Street in Nashua, NH and construction was completed in November 2019. The residential building has an accessible-ready unit and is looking for tenants to fill their three-bedroom apartments. The building is located right off the Nashua Heritage… Read More »

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 »