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Keith Nelson Shares about NFPA 285: 4 Frequently Asked Questions

Keith Nelson serves as Principal and Building Envelope Department Manager at ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC and brings over 20 years of...

Case Study: Construction Schedule Slashed in Half for Hokie Housing Project

By: Rick Hinson, PE The Town of Blacksburg, Virginia, home of the Virginia Tech Hokies, has undergone significant development over...

Geostructures Case Study: A Need for Specialized Tank Design

Geostructures are unique parts of some projects which often fall outside the scope of services of the professionals retained. Site...

Case Study: Urbana Elementary School, Frederick, MD

The Urbana Elementary School replacement project is a new elementary school housing grades Pre-K through 5th is to be designed and...

Remembrance and Reflection - 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001

Written by Stan Murphy Pentagon Post 9/11 Repairs, Arlington VA I don’t recall the exact moment that it was decided that the...

A Case Study for Our Third-Party Consulting Services

Many local building departments are finding it difficult to keep up with the current construction boom. Early retirement and labor...