Summit Principal Tony Coviello was interviewed this week for the Journal of Light Construction. In the article, Coviello discusses the insurance assessments Summit Engineering has been completing in New Jersey and Long Island for homes that were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. At the time of the interview, Coviello had just returned from a three-day trip [...]
Portsmouth, NH Structural Engineering Firm, Headed to New Jersey to Assess Damage from Hurricane Sandy
Structural engineering staff from Summit Engineering in Portsmouth, NH traveled to the Jersey Shore this month, where they joined the monumental project of assessing the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. Download the full release here: Portsmouth, NH Structural Engineering Firm, Headed to New Jersey to Assess Damage from Hurricane Sandy
by Deborah McDermott email@example.com PORTSMOUTH — Employees of a small architectural firm in the city are feeling some Navy pride these days, and for good reason. In the past several weeks alone, $91.8 million has been awarded for work on some of the most visible and historic buildings at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. [...]
Summit Engineering is excited to announce we have been selected to provide structural engineering services for the renovation of The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel. Planned additions total nearly 80,000 SF and include a new conference center, pool house, spa, entry/check in and new suites off the Hampshire House.
Summit Engineering provided the structural design services for this 525-bed residence hall with dining and conference facilities. The structure features a 65-foot long 4-story bridge. In all, the steel framed building has 160,000-SF of space. Summit Engineering was teamed with Dimella Shaffer Architects.
We are anxiously awaiting the start up of the University of New Hampshire’s newest research facility. A large scale Wind Tunnel. UNH has setup a website about the facility here.
Summit Engineering recently performed construction observation on the installation of 90-foot clear span trusses at the new Brentwood Fire Station. The new fire station was designed by the team of Summit Engineering, Ricci Construction and TRH Architects. In addition to the building design, Summit Engineering prepared the erection plan for the unwieldy trusses. The plan [...]
Tony Coviello, PE, SE and owner of Summit Engineering, PLLC recently authored an article on cold-formed steel facade framing for the National Council of Structural Engineering Associations’ STRUCTURE. You can read the article here http://www.structuremag.org/article.aspx?articleID=1028. STRUCTURE Magazine is the premier trade magazine for Structural Engineers.
Here’s a great video on “New Urbanism”. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGJt_YXIoJI While this topic has more to do with planning than structures, we feel it’s related to what we do. The topic is about sprawl and keeping development to dense areas. This is an idea we whole-heartedly support. Why not reuse, readapt, and renovate existing buildings in the urban [...]
The Seacoast Science Center’s newest exhibit, Tofu the Humpback Whale, was unveiled in June 2009. The exhibit consists of the 1,500-lb skeletal remains of a juvenile Humpback Whale hung from the center’s ceiling. The skeleton came from a well known Humpback Whale, named Tofu by marine biologists tracking her before her death – so named for her [...]