SEATTLE, Wash. – June 15, 2020 -- DCI Engineers, a civil and structural engineering firm, recently earned Best Engineering Firm by readers of Spokane Coeur d’Alene Living. The GOLD Award for Best Engineering Firm is the result of the publications’ 2020 B2B Business Survey.
Vice President and Principal of the DCI Spokane office, Craig Crowley, informed staff of the award today, noting, “It is all of you that make up this great office and great firm. I’m very proud of what we have, and it’s nice to be recognized for being the best!”
IBC 2018/ASCE 7-16: DCI ENGINEERS PREPARES FOR BIG CHANGES
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SEATTLE, Washington -- There are significant changes coming with the new International Building Code (IBC 2018/ASCE 7-16), specifically seismic design load requirements for buildings in high seismic regions.
“While typical building code cycles see maybe 5% to 20% change, the new changes—for some extreme cases—will increase up to 80%,” said Tom Xia, PhD, DCI Engineers Principal, Technical Director and member of the ASCE and Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). “That is not a minor change.”