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Base Isolation and Earthquake Safety
July 21, 2017

Ronald Hamburger, Ronald Mayes Discuss Base Isolation and Earthquake Safety in Engineering News-Record

A recent Engineering News-Record article features insights from Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) staff on base isolation as a method for reducing the effects of earthquakes. The article, “The 10 Largest Base-Isolated Buildings in...

ASCE Pipelines Conference
July 21, 2017

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger to Share Expertise and Exhibit at ASCE Pipelines Conference

Several members of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger’s (SGH) Engineering Mechanics and Infrastructure team will present papers and host an exhibit booth at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2017 Pipelines Conference on 6–9...

Kevin Conroy Concrete
July 17, 2017

Kevin Conroy Explains Code Changes for Existing Concrete Structures in ICRI’s Concrete Repair Bulletin

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) Senior Project Manager Kevin Conroy coauthored an article describing the American Concrete Institute’s (ACI) updated building repair code for existing concrete structures. The...

navy pier ferris wheel construction
July 13, 2017

Jared Brewe Describes Chicago’s Navy Pier Centennial Wheel Project in STRUCTURE Magazine

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) senior staff member Jared Brewe coauthored an article discussing the engineering challenges overcome during the Navy Pier Ferris wheel replacement project in Chicago, IL. In “...

Quality Control Testing for Fenestration Products
June 13, 2017

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Authors Publish Article on Quality Control Testing for Fenestration Products

Construction Specifier magazine recently published an article written by several Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) staff members detailing quality control testing for fenestration products. In “Referencing and Specifying...

Highway Bridge Deck Drainage Issues
June 12, 2017

Philip Moser, Gregory Doelp Publish Review of Highway Bridge Deck Drainage Issues

A recent Civil + Structural Engineer article authored by Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) building technology staff members discusses how the design and construction of pavement and waterproofing systems on bridge decks differ from...

April 27, 2017

UMass Design Building Wins AEI's 2017 Most Innovative Project Award

The new University of Massachusetts (UMass) Design Building received several Professional Project Awards from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI), including a top prize for most innovative...

Blue Roof Design Diagram
April 18, 2017

Andrea Bono, Stephen Bono Describe Blue Roof Design Considerations in Building Enclosure Magazine

Building Enclosure magazine recently posted an overview on blue roof design written by Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) authors. In “Design Considerations for Blue Roofs: Don’t Get Inundated,” Senior Staff I...

passivhaus
April 18, 2017

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Authors Contribute to Study on Viability of Passivhaus Standard for Tall Residential Buildings

Recent research released by FXFOWLE into how New York City buildings can meet energy efficient Passivhaus standards featured contributions from two Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) staff members. Senior Principal Sean O...

overturned submarine cover
April 13, 2017

Diego Arabbo, Matthew Gilbertson Publish Article on Assessing and Repairing Overturned Submarine Covers

Civil + Structural Engineer magazine recently published a case study by Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH®) senior staff members detailing the condition assessment and repair of steel removable submarine covers (RSCs) at the...

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