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)
When it comes to questions about roofing projects, McNeil Engineering’s top roofing consultant is Carl Greene, the Consulting Manager for Roofing & Paving. Carl has worked for more than 15 years as a paving and roofing consultant for McNeil... (Read More)
Every civil engineering project shares one common element: the environment. Every structure has to fit into its surroundings, whether they’re natural or built.
Structural engineering is all about how the physical laws of the universe affect the... (Read More)
Laser scanning can greatly speed up surveying and provide far more information in design documents and AutoCAD drawings. But it takes more than having the tools to earn the benefits of this new technology.
Laser scanning has taken some major... (Read More)