P.E.

Where two roofs meet

-By Oliver Witte – Proper engineering is needed to prevent potential collapse from snow load. Consulting engineer William Lotz, P.E., Acton, Maine, tells the story of the unsuspecting contractor who put up a building 12 feet high. Everything was fine until the owner’s plans changed and a second contractor was called...

NCI Building Systems hosts seminar on building design for tornados

NCI Building Systems hosted a one-day continuing education seminar in Houston about building design for tornados. It was attended by engineers from across the country last Friday, October 11th. Top researchers in the construction-engineering field came to share their wisdom through in-depth presentations and interactive question and answer sessions. The NCI...