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Texas Cold Spell- An Engineers Perspective and Advice
Blog | February 17, 2021
Texas Cold Spell- An Engineers Perspective and Advice

The current Texas cold spell produces an extreme condition that was not intended in the design. According to ASHRAE the design temperature for winter heating is 29 degrees Fahrenheit. In relation to the thought process, temperatures could be lower for approximately 88 hours per year.  As engineers we do not design to prevent but rather

Premises Liability During The Winter Season
Blog | February 23, 2020
Premises Liability During The Winter Season
Now that winter is underway, it is important that property owners and managers understand the unique nature of premises liability as it relates to slips, trips and falls in the winter season. While pedestrians navigating public walkways are encouraged to be cautious when confronted with a snowy or icy walkway, there are many things that [...]