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SGH honored with two engineering awards

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) presented Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) with two accolades at its national Engineering Excellence Awards. The Massachusetts firm was recognized for the Bahá’í Temple of South America, located in Santiago, Chile, as well as the John W. Olver Design Building at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst.

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Managing design risks: CSI Academy preview

Sharpen your skills in construction risk identification, assessment, mitigation, and monitoring by joining your peers at the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Academy in Chicago on April 26 and 27. Andrew Mendelson, a long-standing leader on the AIA Documents Committee and senior vice-president/chief risk management officer for Berkley Design Professionals, will offer his expertise in design risk management as a workshop moderator.

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Research grant to further wind design of buildings

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) received a research grant in the amount of $150,000 from the Charles Pankow Foundation, which will go toward the development, writing, and publishing of the institute’s “Pre-Standard for Performance-Based Design for Wind (Pre-Standard).”

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