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Ivey Engineering Consultant Kevin Hastings Receives Certified Fire Protection Specialist Credentialin Press Releases/by Lisa Zollinger
Jan. 7, 2023 (San Diego, Calif.) —Ivey Engineering (IEI) recently announced that Kevin Hastings, senior consultant, received the Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) credential.
6 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Energy in Commercial Buildingsin Electrical, Energy Efficiency, HVAC/by Bill Ivey
As a property manager or building owner, the cost of energy consumption for building operations will always to be a primary concern. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), commercial buildings in the United States account for 18 percent of U.S. energy consumption. The DOE claims that heating, air conditioning, ventilation (35 percent of total building energy) and lighting (11 percent) are the top four energy consumers in buildings. Read more
6 Tips to Help Prevent a Home or Building Firein Electrical, Fire Protection/by Lisa Zollinger
It’s close to dinner time and you’re in a cheerful mood. You’re cooking the main course using a frying pan that has vegetables coated in oil. As light music plays through the air, the oven’s timer goes off. You turn around to attend to the dessert. It’s only been a few minutes since you’ve turned your back away from the pan. Suddenly, the main course on the stove erupts into flames. What began as a light-hearted, spirited dinner has turned into a dreadful fire. Read more
4 Common Causes of Mold in Buildings or Homesin Community, HVAC, Plumbing/by Bill Ivey
Have you ever smelled a musty odor inside a commercial building or home? Usually that means mold is present. Mold is a fungus and is always present indoors and outdoors in small amounts. According to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), mold can be toxic to both humans and animals, depending on the type and amount of mold present. Read more
6 Most Common Causes of Carbon Monoxide Poisoningin HVAC, Plumbing/by Lisa Zollinger
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas that is often referred to as a silent killer. It is generated by incomplete combustion of fuel in an engine, heater, appliance or from an open flame.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), CO poisoning claims the lives of more than 400 people each year. More than 20,000 people visit the emergency room and more than 4,000 are hospitalized from CO poisoning. Read more
5 Plumbing Repairs You Should Leave to a Professionalin Construction, Plumbing/by Lisa Zollinger
Is this scenario a familiar one? You squeeze between the under part of a kitchen sink and the wall, squirming around trying to find where to screw in the hose of the new faucet. After a few minutes of rearranging the overly long hose so that the end would face the way you want, you were able to successfully finish installing the new kitchen faucet. Read more
Ivey Engineering, based in San Diego, California, with offices in Tampa, Florida and Richmond, Virginia, has performed expert witness and forensic consulting services since 1994. IEI serves clients in over 30 states. Our staff is comprised of engineers, former construction executives and service and repair professionals who are licensed in various states.
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