Electrical Arc Flash Analysis Jan 20

Electrical Arc Flash Analysis

Electrical arc flash analysis is a service provided by Encorus’s electrical engineering department.   Arc flash analysis is a safety precaution used to prevent explosions in industrial settings which utilize high electrical voltage. When an energized wire touches... Read more

Fun Fact Friday: The Year In Review

Over the past year, we have explored the four different service groups that make up Encorus Group: Civil Materials Testing, Mechanical Integrity, Non-Destructive Testing, and Engineering Design. As 2020 comes to a close, now is a time to reflect on what defines each... Read more
NFPA 101: Life Safety Code Dec 18

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code

One of the most important responsibilities that engineers have is to provide for the safety, health, and welfare of the public. Throughout history, especially in the case of fires, the well-being of building occupants has not always been the most important topic or... Read more
HEPA Air Filtration Oct 30

HEPA Air Filtration

Whether it’s in our homes, workplaces, or schools, air filters are key components to keeping unwanted (and most of the time invisible) particles out of the air. The MERV (minimum efficiency reporting value) rating system is used to grade the performance of the most... Read more
Concrete Anchors Oct 23

Concrete Anchors

The Understated Importance of Concrete Anchors Concrete anchors are an essential design component for fastening structural items to reinforced concrete or masonry. Anchors are used to attach steel members to supporting concrete members. They are often overlooked and... Read more
HVAC Commissioning Oct 16

HVAC Commissioning

Whether required by code or desired by a building owner, the HVAC commissioning process is an important tool used to verify that building systems are designed, specified, and constructed to the standards of the owner. These systems can include boilers, pumps,... Read more