Building on more than sixty years 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.
WJE regularly hosts webinars on interesting topics and challenges related to the built world. We encourage you to search through our library for subjects of interest to you. Watch, listen, and share with others. And join our webinar mailing list to receive invitations to upcoming live webinars; attendees are eligible to earn AIA learning units (PDHs). Whether you join us live or view a recording, we hope you'll learn something new that will help you in your work.
Learn how new technologies are being used to integrate facility condition data into large asset... MORE >Advancements in Facility Asset Management for a Data-Driven World
Learn about structural maintenance and repair of light poles. MORE >Illuminating Light Pole Maintenance
Learn about when, why, and how to conduct detailed condition documentation surveys of adjacent... MORE >Instrumentation and Monitoring of Adjacent Structures during Construction
Learn about the complex interrelationship between waterproofing systems, exterior concrete... MORE >Challenges in Below-Grade Structures: Relationships between Waterproofing, Walls, and Shoring
Learn the factors that contribute to heat generation and concerns associated with mass concrete... MORE >Mass Concrete: Does My Project Need a Thermal Control Plan?
Navigate common weld flaw problems and solution options MORE >Responding to Weld Flaws and Defects: From Preliminary Design to Forensic Investigation
Learn how engineering-based assessments can be used to develop impartial opinions on cause and... MORE >After the Storm: Using a Rational Approach to Assess Wind and Storm-Related Property Damage
Learn how PCAs support responsible repair and maintenance planning. MORE >Do Your Due Diligence: The Importance of Property Condition Assessments
Learn about cleaning techniques for different types of facade materials and conditions. MORE >Finding Appropriate and Effective Cleaning Solutions for Historic Facades
Overview of research and testing program and summary of results MORE >Findings of Low Rise Foam Adhesive Testing Program
Learn the fundamentals of movable bridge balance for bascule and vertical lift bridges MORE >Movable Bridge Balance and Strain Gage Operational Testing Explained
Learn about "dirty" steel and its potential deleterious effects on vintage building renovations. MORE >Vintage Building Renovations: How to Avoid Costly Pitfalls Due to "Dirty" Steel
Learn common causes of concrete crack formation and see what cracking may look like in the field... MORE >Cracking Me Up: Petrographers' Insight into Concrete Cracking
Learn what causes building noises and how to find and address them. MORE >What's That Sound? Building Noises and How to Stop Them
Learn how to navigate snow loads and prevent collapses. MORE >Roof Collapse due to Snow Loads: Common Causes and Prevention Strategies
Discussion of BECx process, tasks, and project responsibilities MORE >Building Enclosure Commissioning: Improving Performance and Managing Risk
Experience WJE's capabilities, project work, laboratories, and company culture as told by our staff and clients in this selection of videos.
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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