Roofs just don’t get the attention they deserve. It’s not hard to understand why. We rarely see the roof, especially of a commercial or industrial building. As a result, problems can go unseen for too long, leading to unnecessarily extensive... (Read More)
At McNeil Engineering, we’ve been using LIDAR laser scanning as a tool for civil engineering, structural engineering, surveying and building modeling for years. One of the most interesting uses was scanning the Book Cliffs in eastern Utah in a... (Read More)
Are you thinking it’s time to ‘spruce’ up your property with new landscaping?
The winter months are the perfect time of year to consider how new landscaping design could transform your space, improve the curb appeal of your property, and... (Read More)
Building information modeling, or BIM, has been around for about a decade now, but it may still be new to some clients, developers, construction professionals and building owners.
By nature, BIM models are highly complex, and they can be... (Read More)
A warming climate is affecting every aspect of life and the economy. It’s not just higher temperatures than we’re used to. It’s also colder temperatures, more rain, longer droughts, more powerful storms and more extreme weather events. These... (Read More)
Are you ready for the coming winter weather? Or, to be more to the point, is your roof ready to handle wet weather, including rain, snow, and ice? If your answer is “I’m not sure” then now is as good a time as any to talk with a roofing... (Read More)
Drones are transforming the architectural, engineering and construction industries. Civil engineering is one of the fastest-changing professions today, and that’s driven mostly by technological development. From 3D modeling software to laser... (Read More)
Laser scanning technology is growing fast in the construction industry around the world. By collecting vast data sets, laser scanning allows architects and engineers to create data-rich, detailed 3D models that are far more accurate than models... (Read More)
One of the most exciting developments today in the structural engineering studio is integrating 3D visualization into building information modeling systems.
Technology has transformed the way engineers work, and it continues to do so... (Read More)