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WERC Project News

FEBRUARY, 2017 
Unusually heavy snowfall has caused structural failures, long span roof deflection problems, and ice damming leakage in the Rocky Mountain west from northern New Mexico through the Colorado Rockies, portions of Utah, western Wyoming and Idaho.  WERC has been involved in a number of investigations throughout this region.

JANUARY, 2017 
WERC structural engineers were retained to investigate a paired-house in Arvada, Colorado where a fire had occurred, in order to determine whether the condition of fire-damaged structural members would pose a threat to fire investigators during their intended investigation.

DECEMBER, 2016 
Western Engineering & Research Corporation would like to wish its clients and friends a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.  We thank you for your business in 2016 and look forward to working with you in 2017.

DECEMBER, 2016 
WERC structural engineers conducted a site investigation at a single-family residence in Colorado Springs, Colorado where a tree had fallen on the roof of the house and structurally damaged framing members.

DECEMBER, 2016 
WERC structural engineers conducted a site investigation at a single-family residence in Denver, Colorado that had been severely impacted by a motor vehicle.

NOVEMBER, 2016 
WERC was retained  to investigate an alleged fall injury accident at a local grocery store.  Jim has extensive experience in investigating these types of injury accidents, as well s industrial accidents, bicycle accidents and falls from height.

OCTOBER, 2016 
Laura Hatfield, Business Development & Project Coordinator attended the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) Annual conference in Colorado Springs, CO

SEPTEMBER, 2016 
WERC’s Structural engineers were retained to conduct elevation surveys on behalf of a local homebuilder to evaluate possible structural movement claims.

SEPTEMBER, 2016 
WERC was retained to act as an appraiser in a disputed claim involving alleged hail damage to a single family residence in Wyoming.

AUGUST, 2016 
Mechanical Engineer, Joe Dezman, MS, PE, was retained to evaluate the alleged hail damage of HVAC units on multiple commercial properties following the recent hail storms in Colorado.

JULY, 2016 
A Structural Engineer from WERC travelled to Wyoming to inspect several single family residences for claims of structural movement.

JULY, 2016 
WERC’s Structural and Electrical professionals have been retained to inspect a multi-family property in Denver, Colorado following an explosion.

JULY, 2016 
WERC was a proud sponsor of the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association annual conference.  Jim Royston, MS, PE and Bob Hessek, PE, attended the event in Snowmass, Colorado.

JUNE, 2016 
WERC professional engineers and/or architects are licensed in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Michigan, Washington, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Kansas, and Nebraska, and we are available to assist in investigative needs in any of these states.

JUNE, 2016 
WERC inspected a handicap accessible ramp for building code compliance at a local community center in Colorado relative to a fall injury accident.

JUNE, 2016 
WERC’s structural engineers conducted site investigation and observed destructive testing that was being performed at a four-story multi-family building in Denver.  Structural damage due to water infiltration had been alleged.

JUNE, 2016 
WERC was deposed in a matter involving the failure of PEX plumbing components that had failed and caused damage to a residence.

JUNE, 2016 
Jim Royston, MS, PE, served as umpire to resolve a hail damage claim regarding a building in Northern Colorado.

JUNE, 2016 
Bob Hessek, PE, investigated a single-family residence in Alpine, Wyoming. The investigation involved distress to the roof structure of the residence that was caused by soil and foundation movement.

JUNE, 2016 
WERC’s mechanical engineers investigated a boiler explosion at a multi-story residential complex.

MAY, 2016 
WERC investigated a window leakage problem at a high-rise condominium in the Golden Triangle neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.

MAY, 2016 
WERC was a proud sponsor of the Rocky Mountain Property Claims Association (RMPCA) Annual Golf Tournament at Raccoon Creek Golf Course, Littleton, Colorado.

MAY, 2016 
In the course of conducting numerous destructive tests, WERC’s Product Failure Analysis team live-streamed one of its examinations to the other experts located on the East Coast.

MAY, 2016 
WERC conducted site investigation of single family residence; retained by law firm representing professional engineer that is being sued for services provided concerning inspection of the subject property.

APRIL, 2016 
Laura Hatfield, Business Development & Project Coordinator, attended the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) Litigation Skills conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

APRIL, 2016 
WERC engineers were retained to investigate a multi-million-dollar hail damage claim to a commercial building in Denver.

MARCH, 2016 
Jim Royston, PE, president of WERC, testified in a jury trial on behalf of a municipality relative to alleged structural damage caused by a broken water main.

MARCH, 2016 
WERC professionals were retained to investigate the cause of a fire in a solar collection system in Southern California.

MARCH, 2016 
WERC’s Structural Department was retained to evaluate the cause of reported deterioration of a residential floor system in Wyoming.  The floor framing had experienced server deterioration and failure due to decay.

FEBRUARY, 2016 
WERC was retained to monitor spray testing of windows at a residence to evaluate claims of water intrusion and leaking windows.

FEBRUARY, 2016 
Structural Engineer Bob Hessek, PE, was retained to design repairs for a structurally damaged residence in Texas.

FEBRUARY, 2016 
WERC attended the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) two-day annual claims conference.

JANUARY, 2016 
WERC began a series of site inspections to evaluate the extent of damage and scope of repair of the stucco system; framing and OSB sheathing at a multi-million-dollar custom home.

JANUARY, 2016 
WERC provided deposition testimony on behalf of a contractor in a large water loss case relative to an alleged faulty well pump installation.

JANUARY, 2016 
WERC’s Mechanical Department and Fire Investigation Department were retained to investigate the cause of a fatal building fire in the Denver Metro area.