Nass Derak

January 12, 2020
Beams

What are Beams and Columns in Structural Engineering?

What are Beams and Columns in Structural Engineering? The System of Columns and Beams have been used in so many ancient civilizations such as Ancient Egypt (3100BC) and the Roman Empire (30 BC) Ancient Greece and […]
January 2, 2020
passive house

What Is a “Passive House” and Why Should you Care?

What Is a “Passive House” and Why Should you Care? You may be losing a lot of money if you don’t understand what passive house design means. We tend to use the words passive house […]
December 3, 2019
Structural design of wood-framed single-family homes

Structural design of wood-framed single-family homes

Structural design of wood-framed single-family homes In the United States, the conventional construction technique for residential buildings (single-family homes) is that of light-wood framing. Additionally, dimensional wood lumber has economical and environmental properties such as: […]
October 1, 2019
Using hot rolled steel sections in the light gauge (cold-formed) framing building

Using hot rolled steel sections in the light gauge steel framing

Using hot rolled steel sections in the light gauge steel framing Introduction: The basic principle of light gauge steel framing is that lightweight galvanized steel sections are used to form the structural members to carry […]
July 30, 2019
Building Design - Construction industry - Environmental Issues

Environmental Issues in the construction industry

Environmental Issues in the construction industry Ever since the dawn of the industrial revolution and the invention of the internal combustion engine in the 19th century, environmental pollution has skyrocketed to unimaginable rates. This is […]
December 4, 2018
Mediterranean architecture in USA

An overview of Mediterranean architecture in the USA

An overview of Mediterranean architecture in the USA For about a century, Mediterranean architecture has become a trend, particularly in the United States. In fact, Mediterranean house designs were first seen in the United States […]
September 4, 2018
House renovation mistakes

House renovation mistakes that can be very costly

House renovation mistakes that can be very costly Entering a House Renovation process can be tricky, especially if you want to see all your money’s worth. Sure, many times the home improvements tend to focus […]
July 26, 2018
Ranch Style House - America’s First Choice Home

Ranch Style House – America’s First Choice Home

Ranch Style House – America’s First Choice Home The ranch-style house has been gaining widespread dominance in the last few decades. According to a 2016 study by Trulia, more than half of the states in […]
June 20, 2018
BIM + MEP Engineer in California - Building Information Modeling

Why you should switch over from CAD to BIM and the advantages for MEP engineers

Why you should switch over from CAD to BIM and the advantages for MEP engineers The base transition from CAD to a BIM style program is working to empower various engineers and transform the accuracy […]
June 11, 2018
Multifamily home dwelling -Multi-family housing

Why multifamily housing plays a prominent role in the building industry?

Why multifamily housing plays a prominent role in the building industry? By the end of World War II, returning US veteran seeking to start a family needed a place to start one. The Stuyvesant Town/Peter […]
June 4, 2018
Home addition in California - US

Home Addition: What to Consider Before Starting A project?

Home Addition: What to Consider Before Starting A project? Thinking of a way to increase the square footage of your home? A home addition is what you need. Generally, home additions are easier to undertake […]
May 21, 2018
Home additions in California - US - First photo

Benefits & types of home additions

Benefits & types of home additions Home Additions. As families continue to expand in the California area, they are outgrowing their home space. What is even worse is that some of these families are deciding […]
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