What Are Structural Assessments? Jul 26

What Are Structural Assessments?

Structural assessment is the process used to determine the adequacy, structural integrity and soundness of structures and their components, in order to evaluate whether a structure’s current and future use conforms to current building codes. This is usually performed... Read more
Encorus Group Staff Spotlight: Jon Wardner, EIT Jun 14

Encorus Group Staff Spotlight: Jon Wardner, EIT

Jon Wardner, EIT joined the Encorus team one year ago this month as an Associate Structural Engineer.  We asked him some questions to get to know him a little better. How did you get started in your career? My first engineering experience was working for the NYSDOT as... Read more
Welcome to Encorus, Steven! May 12

Welcome to Encorus, Steven!

Encorus Group would like to welcome Steven Giallanza who will be joining the Design Group as a summer intern in the Structural Department. Steven is currently attending Rochester Institute of Technology and is working towards getting his bachelor’s degree in... Read more
How it Works:  Fire Barrier vs. Fire Wall Feb 8

How it Works: Fire Barrier vs. Fire Wall

Did you know that it wasn’t until after the 1980s that fire barriers and fire walls became a standard requirement for the International Building Code (IBC)?  Fire barriers and fire walls are similar, but differ in their specific functions. Fire barriers are... Read more