From the Blog

Our Response to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, our team hasn’t skipped a beat! All of our staff have transitioned to working remotely and are fully prepared to keep working as usual. Check out some of our home offices! Plus a Skype session in the same room, from 6 feet apart!

Touring Oakledge

Two of EV’s administrative team went on a snowy tour of 65 Oakledge. Meg Dowling and Katherine Rudzki were led by Bob Neeld through this single-family home. It is the size of a medium commercial building. First stop was through a makeshift doorway into the garage. The team wandered through halfway finished hallways, stepping over

Libraries Sweep the 2020 Best of the Best Awards

Two EV projects won Efficiency Vermont Best of the Best awards at their Better Buildings By Design conference. The Pierson Library (Vermont Integrated Architecture) in Shelburne, Vermont and the Worthen Library (Wiemann Lamphere) in South Hero, Vermont both won awards for energy efficiency. According to a recent Gallup poll, library attendance has outpaced trips to

Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences – Canopy Walkway Ribbon Cutting

Have you ever wanted to explore through the trees like a bird? Well, now is your chance! This past Saturday, the Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences Forest Canopy Walkway opened with a ribbon cutting. Engineering Ventures provided permitting assistance for this impressive structure. EV’s very own Erik Christman, who works in our Lebanon office, attended

Engineering Ventures Competes in the Vermont Pumpkin Chuckin’ Festival!

On Sunday September 29, 2019 the sun was shining and the air was crisp in the mountains around Stowe, Vermont. The early fall foliage was rustling in a light breeze. All was calm and peaceful. But, not for long! The field behind the Stoweflake Mountain Resort was preparing for a bombardment of epic proportions. Building

Efficiency VT Announces – 2019 “Best of the Best” Awards

Feb. 12, 2019 – Burlington, VT By: Jeff Buell, Efficiency VT (Photo Credit to The Putney School)  Efficiency Vermont has recognized eight Vermont building professionals for excellence in designing, building, and renovating energy efficient and sustainable buildings. Winners of the annual Best of the Best awards were announced last week at the Better Buildings by Design conference, the Northeast’s premier design and construction conference.

Engineering Ventures Announces Three New Owners

We are pleased to announce the addition of Matthew Ernst, P.E., Clark Agnew, P.E., and Michael Dussault, P.E., as Owners. The individuals in the photo (L to R) are Matthew Ernst, P.E., Clark Agnew, P.E., Mike Dussault, P.E. Mike Dussault, P.E., Senior Civil Engineer/Principal, leads the Engineering Ventures office in Schenectady, NY.  He has 20

VIA Collaborator Spotlight: Bob Neeld, President of Engineering Ventures, P.C.

VIA appreciates when our consultants are as committed to an integrated process as we are. Bob Neeld, President of Engineering Ventures, P.C., is one such consultant; he understands, supports, and contributes to our collaborative, inclusive approach to design. Bob’s 30+ years of experience with projects both large and small, and his deep understanding of how

Fun Food at Work with a Meat Pie Competition

Today’s lunch was a fun meat pie competition amongst 5 EVer’s who baked their favorite recipes and were tasted and voted on by the entire team.  Nachomamma’s Mexican Meat Pie was the winner with the highest scores in name, taste, crust and originality. Uncle George’s Tourtiere (GF) Grand-mère’s Québécois Tourte à la Viande Mini Mushroom

Shelburne Town Center Structural Steel Takes Shape

The structural steel is nearly complete and the library wing addition is taking shape as construction continues at the Shelburne Vermont Town Center. This project includes renovations and additions to the 1920’s historic municipal complex buildings including a new library addition and renovations to the Town Hall. Please see the Town’s website for more information

2019 Brings Celebration

This new year is especially exciting as we are celebrating 25 years of engineering places to live, learn, work, play and heal.  Over this quarter century, we have forged strong relationships and collaborated with many amazing partners, clients, colleagues, and agencies to bring thousands of amazing projects to life.   Each month, we will celebrate the

AIA VT Announced Excellence in Architecture Design Awards

Bob and Peter had a wonderful time celebrating at the AIAVT Design Awards Banquet this December with many of our partners and friends.    Engineering Ventures provided structural engineering services for the following award winning projects: Red Clover Common Housing by gbA.  This multi-family residential project won 2nd place for the Peers Choice Award.  Birdseye

North Country Performing Arts Center, NY

Here are some aerial progress pictures of the new building underway at the Performing Arts Center for the North Country School campus in Lake Placid, NY.  EV is providing structural & civil engineering services to Maclay Architects for this new 10,000 sf building. Photos Courtesy of Neagley & Chase

Infiltration System at Dartmouth College, Dana Hall

These photos, taken on November 27th, show the first of 5 new rows of Oldcastle Stormcapture Infiltration units being installed to form a new infiltration system  at the Dartmouth College, Dana Hall project designed by EV. This system was designed to not only treat the project area’s stormwater, but also replace treatment that was displaced

Channing Cox Biofiltration Systems, Dartmouth College

EV provided the civil engineering and permitting services for all phases of the Channing Cox parking lot improvements at Dartmouth College including 3 FocalPoint brand biofiltration systems with an expanded R Tank.   Check out this great video of the installation of these new biofiltration systems.

VINS Canopy Walk

“On Thursday, November 8, 2018, the Vermont and New Hampshire Sections of ASCE met at Hotel Coolidge for a joint dinner meeting to discuss the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Forest Canopy Walk. With nearly 50 in attendance, Tom Weller, lead project architect of Weller & Michal Architects, and Chris Collier of VINS, presented

EV Recruiting at UVM

Matt, Peter, Alex, and Trish, were in good company last night networking at the UVM CEMS Networking Night. Thanks to the organizers and students for making this a fun event.

Groundbreaking at GEOKON

Another great project has come to life. The new GEOKON building had it’s groundbreaking ceremony in Lebanon, NH yesterday. Engineering Ventures provided the structural, civil and permitting services for this great project from programming though construction.

Sean Donohue

Sean graduated with a degree in Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University in Pottsdam, NY in May 2019. Before coming to EV, he worked in construction, organizing and planning projects for a business in New York. His duties included repairing structural water damage, demolition, and electrical work on residences. Sean wanted to learn more about civil