Updated: What I learned building a home with newer construction practices

DonanEngineering Articles, Featured, Forensic Engineering

In the process of building our first house, my wife referred to me (fondly, of course) as the “builder’s worst nightmare.” She may have been correct. What’s even more accurate – I can be my own worse nightmare. In my defense, it’s what I have learned about thermal bridging and air leakage as a forensic engineer that makes me adamant …

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 …