What do you know about the building envelope? In this edition, we take a look at water and its effect on the building envelope. Beyond leaky roofs, where else does water damage come from? Are the new “tighter” buildings completely sheltered? How can we recognize less obvious damage? All the answers await in this 5-minute video.
The production of automobiles of all types has evolved, from agricultural and forestry machinery, to heavy trucks and recreational vehicles – on land or sea. And so has the investigation into the events of an accident, fire or mechanical loss!
Lack of protocol is often the root cause of accidents. Did you know that in 2018, over 1000 workplace fatalities occurred in Canada? Heat sources near flammable substances, poorly constructed stairs, vehicle collisions, the causes vary.
What do you know about explosions? If forensic engineering piques your interest, this new video series is for you! In this edition, we explore the science behind explosions.
Insurance fraud has been around for years and is showing no signs of slowing. Not only are there individual policyholders looking to make a quick buck on a claim, but organized crime has also entered the fold. It is believed that auto insurance fraud, which involves acts committed to fraudulently obtain payment from an insurer, costs taxpayers over $1 billion annually.
Ground movements can cause significant damage to buildings or other structures especially when foundations consist of shallow elements or grade supported slabs.
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