Categories for Structural Engineer

Types of Shoring and Their Uses

April 12, 2021

Shoring is a (usually) temporary form of support, used when constructing or renovating a building. Since these processes often involve excavation, it’s important to keep the earth from collapsing around the newly excavated space. Shoring can also be used to provide support to walls while the building is being renovated or retrofitted. If your project requires shoring, it’s wise to hire skilled shoring civil engineers in Hudson, CO. They’ll understand which kind of shoring to use for any project. Here is an overview of the different types of shoring, and how they’re commonly used: Contiguous pile shoring: This type of... View Article

What to Expect in Denver Real Estate in 2021

March 11, 2021

From the endless outdoor activities to the 300 days of sunshine, Denver is arguably one of the country’s best cities. And people are starting to realize it, too—Denver is consistently ranked in the top 10 lists of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. Due to the booming population growth, Denver, CO real estate has become quite interesting over the past few years. Continue reading to learn what buyers and sellers can expect this year. Tons of demand With more people moving to the area and those already in Denver trying to buy homes, the housing demand is through the roof.... View Article

Structural Design Explained

February 25, 2021

Structural engineering and design are our primary services at High Plains Engineering & Design, LLC, but we’ve found that many people who aren’t in our industry don’t quite know what structural design is or what structural engineers do in Hudson, CO. We’re here to clear up any confusion! Continue reading to learn all about structural design and how our services can benefit you. What is structural design? In the simplest sense, structural engineering is the practice of investigating the strength and stability of a structure. After a structural analysis, a project manager can rest easy knowing that the building will... View Article

Five Amazing Ways Engineers Have Solved Common Problems

October 13, 2020

Engineering covers a number of different disciplines. Engineers work with everything from wrist watches to suspension bridges, and their contributions might go largely unnoticed in many instances. However, their work is all around us—if you’ve ever heard of a problem with a bridge or a building being solved, then chances are an engineer had something to do with the solution. However, our contributions don’t end there—we also solve problems that can be simple everyday annoyances or inconveniences. Engineers’ services in Hudson, CO aren’t just about putting up tall buildings—they’re about making daily life simpler and more accessible for everyone: Squeezing... View Article

What Do Engineering Services Encompass?

September 29, 2020

A lot of professions out there are misunderstood or not understood at all, and engineering is one of them. There are so many different types of engineering that people can do for a living that it can be hard for the layperson to keep them all straight. That said, the types of engineering services performed by our team at High Plains Engineering & Design, LLC are some that are relatively easy for people to wrap their heads around. When people ask us what engineering services we offer in Hudson, CO, we usually have some quick tips ready to help them... View Article

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