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Brian Skelcher, PE

We’re adding yet another Professional Engineer to our roster — DTC Structural Engineer Brian Skelcher recently passed the PE exam. Brian has been a member of the DTC team since 2009, and has worked on several projects including the new Greenwich High School Performing Arts Theater and LEED Gold certified Fairchild Wheeler Multi-Magnet High School. […]

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Focus on Design

At DTC, we were early adopters of the four dimensional building information modeling system, Autodesk Revit, which has become the AEC industry standard. We’ve been using the software since 2008, and have had the opportunity to use it on a multitude of projects – both small and large – as a result.

Our engineers have utilized […]

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Meet our MEP

There are a few different faces in our MEP group at DTC — we invite you to get familiar with the members of our mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection team, both new and old.

Steve Gendreau, PE, MEP Manager, Vice President, and DTC Principal, has over a decade of experience both personally designing and managing […]

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National Engineers Week at DTC

Happy National Engineers Week! We’re celebrating our engineers by sharing a little bit about what they do. Check out how they describe their jobs in their own words, and what kind of innovative solutions they create.

We’re celebrating our structural engineers at DTC, like Corey Hollmann, who explained his job through metaphor, “Structural engineering is like putting […]

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North Haven High School Hosts Physics ‘Learning Laboratory’ with DTC

Hamden-based engineering consulting firm DTC is currently renovating North Haven Middle School. Phase I of this project is actively under way on school grounds, which will result in the construction of an entirely new North Haven Middle School building.

The existing North Haven Middle School building is closed off from construction, and will continue being used […]

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What Does MS4 Mean to You?

By: Michael Errickson, PE and DTC Civil Engineering Project Manager — If you work with buildings, especially if you have anything to do with their building process, you need to know the new requirements issued by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) in their upcoming reissuance of the General Permit for the Discharge of Stormwater […]

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Connecticut Green Building Council Award Ceremony

Team members of DTC were honored to attend the Connecticut Green Building Council Awards at the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport, CT last night to accept the Public/Institutional Award of Merit for our work on Middletown Area Transit Bus Maintenance and Storage. DTC provided engineering system design and environmental services for this 18,000 square foot bus […]

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Owner-Driven Project Changes

By: Michael Casey, NICET II, Construction Project Manager — Why can’t they just move it over there? Why can’t they just use a different product. It won’t take long. We just have to move it over a little. I don’t like it quite like that.

Change. It’s just a small change. And it appears so innocuous. Often, […]

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National Women’s Month – Appreciating Leela Atluru

As we celebrate the end of National Women’s Month here at DTC, we can’t forget the woman who is in large part responsible for the existence of our company. Since co-founding DTC in 1979, Senior Vice President Leela Atluru has been deeply involved in almost all aspects of the business ranging from the conduct of […]

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Design by Phases – Part 1

Published in Plumbing Systems and Design by James E. Stenqvist, CPD, LEED AP

View the article in its original PDF format: Design by Phases – Part 1

Most engineers use a six-phase project methodology. In chronological order, the six project phases are pre-design, schematic design, design development, construction documents, bidding and negotiations, and construction administration. It’s important […]

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