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Installing Solar Panels? Considering Ground Mounting First

Posted on December 10th, 2015.

Photovoltaic systems (also known as solar PV power systems or PV systems) supply usable solar power by means of photovoltaic panels. While rooftop installations are more prevalent, building owners and managers who want to take advantage of the eco-friendly, cost-saving potential of PV systems may want to consider a ground mount installation,...

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Two Associates become K2N Crest Partners

Posted on December 2nd, 2015.

In 2015, we elevated two long-time associates to the position of partner. Jared D’Amico, PE, CCS, and Marco A. Rodriguez, CSI, CDT, are now principals with our firm, joining founding principal, Don Kimball, and senior principals, Andy Krauklis and David Nelson. Jared D’Amico joined K2N in 1995 as a graduate of the Milwaukee School...

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Considering Solar Power? Consider the Structural Requirements.

Posted on October 13th, 2015.

Solar, or photovoltaic, power can be a highly effective alternative power source in those areas where electrical costs are high, such as Hawaii and California, or for those people or businesses that wish to operate independently or “off the grid”.  While many think that using solar power means simply attaching solar panels onto a roof,...

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The Cold and Snow is on its Way – Is Your Roof Ready?

Posted on September 22nd, 2015.

According to the Farmer’s Almanac, Winter 2015-2016 is going to be cold and snowy in the Midwest. Ok, so that news isn’t really much of a surprise. The point here is that you really don’t want to discover that your roof needs repair or replacement when you’re buried under six or more inches of snow and ice and see the telltale signs...

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BIM – Synching the Promise with Reality

Posted on September 22nd, 2015.

Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology offers the promise of faster, easier and more accurate coordination between all of the stakeholders involved in the design and build process.  Is the reality living up to the hype? Key to the growing popularity of BIM is its ability to retain embedded information within the digital design and...