Building on a more than sixty-year tradition of finding innovative solutions to construction-related problems, WJE recognizes the value of knowledge sharing and collaboration, not just among our employees but with our industry colleagues as well. Through a series of articles, our experts share their knowledge and experiences on a variety of topics, both general and specific. We encourage you to use our filters to find subjects that interest you and may help you better understand a challenge you face in your work.
In this WJE Primer article, Ross Smith suggests that when that dubious "leak" occurs,... READ MORE >WJE Primer: "The Window is Leaking!"
A synopsis of important actions and dates that California building owners should know READ MORE >A WJE Advisory: Summary of California Senate Bill No. 721 for Inspection of Exterior Elevated Elements
In this article, WJE examines providing a new ceiling for a historic Chicago Basilica READ MORE >A New Ceiling for Queen of All Saints
In this article, WJE roofing experts share five steps that can help building owners and facility... READ MORE >5 Steps to Longer Roof Life
Materials, detailing, and historic construction techniques for designing appropriate repairs READ MORE >Evaluation and Repair of 100-Year-Old Concrete Structures
Post-earthquake assessment, stabilization, and repair design of the Washington Monument READ MORE >Monumental Challenge
Fire protection design in high-rise structures READ MORE >Exterior Cladding and Fire Protection: More Than Skin Deep
Unique approach used to assess the concrete superstructure and timber pile foundations READ MORE >Revitalization of a Historic Concrete Train Depot
Pyritic shale fill materials can result in significant damages and repair costs. READ MORE >The Disruptive Potential of Pyritic Shale Fill
Framework for remediation and restoration of limestone assemblies READ MORE >Assessment and Repair Considerations with Indiana Limestone
Grenfell Tower fire raises concerns about exterior wall materials that facilitate combustion. READ MORE >Fire Resistance of Exterior Cladding Materials
Historical background, basis for design, and seismic retrofit techniques READ MORE >Hibernia Bank Building: Historic Renovation and Seismic Retrofit
This article shares the advantages and disadvantages of using rope access techniques to access... READ MORE >A WJE Advisory: Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Rope Access Techniques
Renovation and restoration of existing structures READ MORE >Timber Truss Bolted Connection Repair and Full-Scale Load Testing
Adaptive reuse project also known as "The 606" READ MORE >Innovative Erection Procedures for Chicago's Bloomingdale Trail
Advantages and disadvantages for subgrade waterproofing membrane systems READ MORE >Redundancy in Subgrade Waterproofing
Our employees benefit from the opportunity to learn from their colleagues through an ongoing WJE internal education initiative that utilizes webinars to share knowledge and insights with each other. In addition, we host webinars for our clients and friends of WJE. Here we present a variety of those programs for your education. We encourage you to search through our library for subjects of interest to you. Watch, listen, and share with others. We hope you are able learn something new that will help you in your work.
Certificates of Participation are available by request for anyone who has listened to one of our webinars. These certificates do not imply the award of continuing education credits nor the conferment of any professional qualification. Send your request to Laurel Fasl.
WJE encourages its engineers, architects, and materials scientists to contribute to the ongoing dialogue of the built world through the sharing of presentations at conferences, seminars, and other educational forums. Please check back on a regular basis to see where a WJE expert will be speaking next.
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FacadeOrdinance.com contains general information regarding facade ordinances in various cities throughout the United States. The site contains information, deadlines, and timelines on facade ordinances for Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Milwaukee, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and St. Louis.
SeismicOrdinances.com serves as a knowledge base for information regarding seismic assessment and retrofit requirements and relevant deadlines that pertain to seismic ordinances in various cities throughout California. The site covers both wood-frame, soft-story structures as well as non-ductile concrete structures in the following cities: Alameda, Berkley, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Fremont, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland, Pasadena, Richmond, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Torrance, and West Hollywood.