Jury Is In

Our Forensic Division saw a successful outcome for a rare opportunity to appear at trial on behalf of the framing subcontractor and have the jury come back completely in line with our testimony. A $30 million lawsuit related to foundation and framing issues received a less than $200,000 verdict. The 69 homes in litigation received […]

Gone With The Wind – No More!

Wind-related failures over the past several years of both roof- and ground-mounted arrays of photovoltaic panels have put a damper on an otherwise booming market segment. Solar panel builders, manufacturers, and structural engineers have struggled to understand the dynamics of these systems which have a unique geometry, weight, and method of connection to a building. […]

2014 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards in New Construction and The People’s Choice Award

SMR-ISD Consulting Structural Engineers, Inc. received two top awards for engineering excellence from the San Diego Chapter of the Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC) for its structural design of the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Complex (CNATT) at Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton, CA. The firm, which was the structural engineering consultant […]