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  • 31
    Jul

    The Ins & Outs Of Dream Home Design

    The truth is that when it comes to achieving your dream home design, it’s far simpler and easier to build that home from scratch, rather than opting to buy a property that’s already been made and then have to amend it. While this is the usual route to finding...

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  • 30
    Jul

    How to Identify and Manage Structural Damage

    Whether you are buying a home, are a current homeowner, or own a commercial property, knowing what telltale signs of structural damage look like will help you ask the right questions or present your case to a qualified contractor in an educated manner. How to Identify Structural Damage There...

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  • 29
    Jul

    Characteristics of a successful MEP design for commercial projects

    MEP design is one of the most important aspects of a project as it is this part where the documentation, planning, performance and cost estimation and decision making are done. All commercial project that you come across has its own MEP design which helps the construction work to go...

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  • 28
    Jul

    7 Important Things to Remember for Your First Renovation Project

    It doesn’t matter if you’re a small contracting firm taking on your first big job, a landlord looking to make improvements to an investment property, or a homeowner hoping to revivify their living space with a remodel on a budget. That first big renovation project can seem a little...

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  • 23
    Jul

    5 Questions to Ask Before Replacing Flooring for Homes in San Diego

    If you live in San Diego, CA, and need a new floor for your house, you must know your options. Here are questions to ask before replacing flooring in homes. Did you know 9 out of 10 homeowners have plans to remodel their house? With so many people wanting...

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  • 21
    Jul

    Are Solar Panels Worth It? An Easy Guide to Solar

    There are enough solar panels installed in America to power 15.7 million homes. Over the last decade, solar panel installation has seen a massive surge in popularity. Many homeowners took advantage of the tax benefits to have the panels installed so they could start enjoying reduced monthly energy costs....

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  • 20
    Jul

    How to Build a Luxurious and Customized Home

    Home investment is worth your effort and resources. It is the only secure place in which you will spend your entire life. As such, you should make it the perfect location with all amenities that give life a meaning, whether you opt to buy or build a home from...

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  • 15
    Jul

    Top Roofing Material Options for Your Home

    It is a structural engineer’s job to make sure that the roof of your home is technically sound and intact. Choosing the right roofing material for your home, however, is entirely in your hands. Structural engineers may make recommendations about the best roofing materials for protection against the elements,...

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  • 13
    Jul

    Affordable Housing Options: Tiny Homes and ADUs

    There is an increase in homelessness since many do not meet the given qualifications for home. Research indicates that the primary cause of homelessness is the inability to pay for housing, often caused by low income and high housing costs. High demand in the rental arena, in many countries,...

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  • 11
    Jul

    5 Common Mistakes to Avoid with Outdoor Home Renovations

    Modest outdoor home renovations come with a bill close to $10,000. Homeowners who go the extra mile to improve their yards can spend up to $50,000 or more. That is a lot of money to invest in a project. You don’t want any mistakes to happen that will cost...

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  • 10
    Jul

    Remodeling Your Building on A Budget

    Remodeling your building is something you might decide to do for a couple of reasons. Your building is probably starting to look a bit old, and you want to brighten things up, or you need your building to run more efficiently. One thing is clear, though. A remodeling project...

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  • 09
    Jul

    4 Ways Structurally Engineered Buildings Hold Up Better in Natural Disasters

    Most structures in the United States have been influenced by a structural engineer (SE) in some way. The development of commercial buildings is mostly required, by code, to involve an SE working in tandem with the building’s architect. And for home builders, the final step in blueprint development usually...

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  • 08
    Jul

    5 Big Hurdles You Will Face When Building Your Own Home

    There are a lot of big benefits to building your own home but it’s a big task to take on and there are many hurdles that you will have to overcome along the way. If you have been searching for the perfect home and you simply can’t find anything...

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  • 06
    Jul

    Adapting MEP and Structural Design to the present global health reality

    The COVID-19 pandemic, which is still raging on in the world, has altered our lives in many ways. Some of these changes are temporal and would likely expire with the virus. Others, however, are likely to remain. The built environment is not exempt from the various alterations taking place....

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  • 01
    Jul

    7 Tips to Keep in Mind Before Remodeling Your Office

    Remodeling your office requires a lot of consideration to ensure that it turns out as amazing as you want it to be. Some of the factors you need to keep in mind when you are trying to remodel your office might seem unnecessary, but you’d be surprised how much...

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  • 01
    Jul

    Leveraging HVAC systems in battling the Coronavirus

    With about half-a-million deaths and over 9 million confirmed cases, the coronavirus is affecting humanity at unimaginable levels. Of course, MEPs have not been spared in this rampage as MEP services and other related services are witnessing severe disruptions. However, these disruptions do not hinder information channels. Thus, it’s...

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  • 30
    Jun

    Why Insulating Your Home is Essential

    Comfort and efficiency have become the two main things every homeowner wants to achieve, and what better way to do that than insulating your home? As the planet is warming, we are spending more and more energy trying to cool down our homes in the summer, and heat them...

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  • 29
    Jun

    Sustaining Your Health Through Green Construction

    When you think of green technology, you probably think of sustaining the planet. But COVID-19 and the subsequent shelter-at-home orders have highlighted the connection between sustaining our own health and how it is impacted by the buildings in which we reside and in those where we work. While the...

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  • 26
    Jun

    4 Remodeling Projects to Undertake Under Lockdown

    4 Remodeling Projects to Undertake Under Lockdown Having to cope with the current changes has not been easy for anybody. However, the lockdown has given everybody a significant amount of time to spend at home. While during the first two weeks, the new routine was exciting, it might not...

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  • 25
    Jun

    Architecting a Living Building

    A world where every building adds environmental equity with a low carbon footprint that far surpasses sustainability is the mission of the Living Building. The concept of the Living Building floated to the surface in the mid-nineties through the EpiCenter project that focused on green building research for the...

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