Thermal Bridging and Air Sealing

DonanEngineering Articles, Featured, Forensic Engineering

In the process of building our first house, my wife has called me “the builder’s worst nightmare.”  And in some ways, she’s correct.  In other ways, I’m my own worst nightmare.  However, I’m only using the knowledge I have gained as a forensic engineer to limit thermal bridging and air leakage. In older conventional construction (such as our current house …

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DONAN Structural Engineer Brings Expertise to the Field and Beyond

For Matthew Pritzl, a professional engineer based out of Donan’s Milwaukee Office, there are a lot of connections between the classroom and the field. “The methodology I use when conducting research is very similar to the way I approach a forensic investigation,” explained Pritzl, who has taken initial steps toward earning his Ph.D. in structural engineering from the University of …