“Preferred Parking” was featured in the December issue of Modern Steel Construction.
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia, excels at natural beauty and football, among other things.
Home to West Virginia University and its acclaimed Mountaineer football team, the town of roughly 30,000 (twice that when WVU classes are in session) sits amongst the rolling hills of northern West Virginia along the banks of the Monongahela River.
But one thing the town lacks is public parking, particularly in the downtown area. (more…)
“I used to believe that good engineers never made mistakes.”
This story was featured in the December 2016 issue of Modern Steel Construction.
I used to believe that good engineers never made mistakes. Now I believe that good engineers have simply learned to never repeat mistakes. In the decade I’ve been working as an engineer, I’ve made countless decisions — most good, but some bad. Each decision taught me something, but the lessons from the bad ones are harder to forget. One of those lessons has stuck with me since my first week on the job, more than ten years ago. (more…)
The topic of this blog is being featured as an Industry Roundtable at the 2016 Digital Signage Convention in Las Vegas, NV. Session IRT5, booth 3040. #DSE2016
If you are in the construction or development industry, you’ve seen projects where the cost of construction spirals out of control. This can lead to projects that are over budget and often run out of time due to delays. But whether you are an owner, a vendor or even a designer, there are several things you can do for keeping construction costs low. (more…)
Allegheny Design Services’ Senior Mechanical Engineer, David Cotton, presented at the February 12th West Virginia ASHRAE Chapter and WVU Student Branch Joint Meeting. (more…)
Steel parking garage structures are a minority in parking garage construction. The most common material used for parking garages is concrete. Most everyone has parked in a concrete parking garage. They serve their purpose, but aesthetically speaking, they’re lacking. (more…)