Archives by Month: December 2013

Happy New Year 2014!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by in Celebrate, Structural terms | December 30, 2013

Did you know that the term “engineer” is from the Anglo-French word “enginer” which means to devise or construct? Some etymological sources state that “engineer” proceeded from the Latin word “ingeniare” which also means to contrive or devise. From these roots we… Read More

How much snow was on the roof when it collapsed?

Posted by in Roof, Snow Loads, Winter Concerns | December 16, 2013

Well, the weight of ice and snow is affected by many factors, such as, depth of snow, density of the snow, consolidation, or rainfall on the snow.  This article will discuss information helpful in calculating the actual snow load. Of course… Read More

Merry Christmas 2013 from the Staff at Prugar Consulting

Posted by in Celebrate | December 09, 2013

May Jesus Christ Bless You and Your Families with His Eternal Gift of New Life in Him (To read our Christmas thoughts for 2013, click here.) Disclaimer Read More

Why Do We Celebrate Christmas at Prugar Consulting?

Posted by in Celebrate | December 09, 2013

Life can overwhelm us with so many difficult things or distract us with so many good things that we often forget the Giver of all good gifts.   for “In him we live and move and have our being”; as… Read More

Stopping an Actively Leaking Ice Dam

Posted by in Snow Loads, Winter Concerns | December 02, 2013

Have you ever had the problem or been called by someone who has the problem with a roof leak in the middle of the winter?  I would guess that many of you have. At that moment the victim of a… Read More