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Vehicle Barrier System Testing Saves Owners Money

Project Background A client recently purchased an office building and while completing their due diligence, decided that the attached parking structure needed restoration work. The client hired Innovative Engineering Inc. for restoration engineering and to determine if the structure met code requirements. At first glance, the vehicle guardrail system, composed of steel pipe embedded into…

Façade Inspection & Liability

Why Should I Care About Façade Inspection? The recent street closures in downtown Atlanta during tropical depression Irma remind us of the importance of routine façade inspection. Hurricane Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm over northern Florida and to a tropical depression south of Columbus, Georgia. While both hurricanes and tropical storms typically spawn…