Engineering

Engineering for pools, spas, waterfeatures, and aquatic exhibits includes several interrelated disciplines including structural, mechanical, electrical plumbing, and more. Our firm is particularly good at creative problem solving using our extensive experience to find unique solutions to cutting-edge designs.

Although we do not perform geotechnical services, soils are the foundation for every structure and we do require certain parameters to complete our work.

Structural engineering includes:

  • Watershapes
  • Pools
  • Spas
  • Waterfeatures
  • Fountains
  • Lazy rivers
  • Aquatic exhibits
  • Waterslides
  • Grottos
  • Streams
  • Swim-current systems
  • Ponds
  • Natural swimming ponds
  • Moveable pool floors
  • Outdoor living spaces
  • Outdoor kitchens
  • Room additions
  • Patio covers
  • Cabanas
  • Retaining walls
  • Equipment rooms
  • Fireplaces
  • Firepits
  • BBQ islands
  • Structural analysis
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Reinforced shotcrete
  • Steel
  • Wood
  • Acrylic windows
  • Vinyl
  • Fibre-reinforced plastic
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Institutional

Foundation engineering includes:

  • Deep foundations
  • Pier & beam foundations
  • Reinforced concrete caissons
  • Timber piles
  • Helical piles
  • Hillside installations
  • Poor soils

Mechanical engineering includes:

  • Equipment room ventilation
  • Combustion air
  • Heater exhaust
  • Chemical storage ventilation
  • Boiler selection
  • Heat pump selection
  • Chiller selection
  • Heat exchanger selection
  • Passive solar water heating
  • Evaporation analysis
  • Dehumidification
  • HVAC design (limited)

Electrical engineering includes:

  • Branch circuit design
  • Feeder circuit design
  • Panels, breakers, GFCBs
  • Equipotential bonding
  • Low voltage
  • Standard control systems
  • Custom control systems
  • Safety interlocks
  • Variable speed drives
  • Single-phase
  • Three-phase
  • Transformers

Lighting engineering includes:

  • Lighting design
  • Lumens
  • Code compliance
  • Color temperature
  • Fixture selection
  • Colored LEDs
  • White LEDs
  • Spot lights
  • Flood lights
  • Strip lights
  • Trademark details
  • Line voltage
  • Low voltage
  • Transformer selection

Plumbing engineering includes:

  • Inlets
  • Return fitting details
  • Outlets
  • Suction outlet details
  • Skimmers
  • Custom fittings
  • In-floor cleaning systems
  • Autofills
  • Overflows
  • Equipment selection
  • Component compatibility
  • Pumps
  • Filters
  • Heaters
  • Chemical systems
  • Ultraviolet light
  • Ozone systems
  • Fluid statics
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Water-in-transit
  • Pumped systems
  • Gravity systems
  • Spillways
  • Weirs
  • Vanishing edges
  • Slot-edges
  • Perimeter overflows
  • Gutters
  • Lazy rivers
  • Swim currents

Reverse engineering is a process used to analyze construction defects for forensics and expert witness services.

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