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Home Inspectors can inspect and recommend but only Registered Architects, Engineers, and Certified Contractors can do the work

Hire an Architect/Engineer? Pay little upfront for Architectural and Engineering services or pay dearly later during construction phase.  The choice is clear.

Value Engineering means do it professionally, not cutting corners, or you may not get your real value.

LEEDs and Sustainable Design.  Sometimes common sense shows us they don't necessarily go together

Current Projects

120-ton Chiller Replacement and HVAC System Redesign, Miami Beach, Fl. 
Conversion of water to air cooled chiller with bypass option and central air-handling unit at existing 7-story building.    

Supermarket Redesign, Miami, Fl
22,000 SF existing building redesign to update, include additional walk-in coolers and freezers, and Kitchen/Restaurant area.

Loeb Residence, Miami Beach, Fl
11,000 SF custom home by Award Winning Architect

Aviation Materials Warehouse
North Miami, Fl
FAA Compliance facility for storage, testing, and distribution of aircraft parts.  480V dedicated equipment service, HVAC design, and emergency generator. 

DIG Medical Assoc., Hialeah, FL
Hialeah, Fl - Updating and Legalization of existing CAT Scan, medical facility and laboratories.

RD/Coral Gables Home
8,000 SF Award Winning Architect existing home remodeling  to include lighting and control smart systems, dock area upgrade, and code compliance.

Articles Library

We bring you a compilation of news, magazine articles, general references, and other material related to the design and construction industry.  Feel free to browse at your own leisure, and let us know what you think.


Cities that vanished
The World's Strangest Prisons
Arcosanti founder Paolo Soleri retires at 92, work on innovative community continues
Architectural Styles--according to Realtors Magazine

Green and Energy Issues
Boom in Bamboo buildings has Green benefits
Students of Frank Lloyd Wright Build Green, Modular Housing - 11/17/11
FPL to build largest solar panel plant at 40MW
The Greenest Country in the World: Bhutan

Parking lot minimum lighting--it is the law
Water Heaters basics
Air conditioning maintenance
Legionnaires Disease

Chinese Drywall: Miami Jury awards $2.4M 
UL Listing does not apply to these products

Odd News
Japan's "Coffin" Hotel in Tokyo
The World's Strangest Prisons
Thieves steal I-95 copper wire from lights
Consumers DO steal electricity--at high risk
Can you "print" a 3D wrench?  Yes you can

Real Estate
Frank Sinatra's $12Million Pad up for sale
8 Worst Real Estate Investments Ever Made by Gurus
20% Drop in Housing to Cause Recession in 2012 (Article & Video) - 11/17/11
Miami Residential Sales UP 21% in Third Quarter of 2011 - 11/17/11
Wyoming house with 2,000 corporations

Mortgages and Lending
Mortgages:  The ABC's of Refinancing

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