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Haag Welcomes David Ey, P.E., new Civil Engineer in Chicago!

Haag Welcomes David Ey, P.E., new Civil Engineer in Chicago!

Haag publishes an informative monthly blog to keep our clients up-to-date on industry trends, important issues, hot topics, new articles and general news. 

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2018:

  • October -- "Practical Considerations for Utilizing UAS for Roof Inspections", by Justin Kestner, P.E., and Kevin Kianka, P.E.
  • September -- "Repairing Foundation Issues" 
  • August -- "Hail Yes or Hail No: Was the Metal Roof Really Damaged by Hail?", By Justin Kestner, P.E.
  • July -- "Haag's 4/09 Shingle Gauge™ & 1/12 Shingle Gage™: What's the Difference?" by Scott Morrison, P.E.
  • June-- "The Brittleness Test", by Carlos Lopez, Ph.D., P.E.
  • May -- "HAIL DAMAGE THRESHOLDS:  WHAT DO THEY REALLY MEAN?" by Scott Morrison, P.E.
  • April -- "HAIL STRIKES & GRANULE REMOVAL", by Scott Morrison, P.E.
  • March -- "WHAT CAN RADAR TELL US ABOUT HAIL?", by Tim Marshall, P.E.
  • February -- "IDENTIFYING HAIL-CAUSED FRACTURES IN THERMOPLASTIC ROOFING", by Steve Smith, P.E.
  • January -- "UPDATED HCI-RESIDENTIAL ROOFS COURSE", by Richard Herzog, P.E.

2017:

  • December -- "HCI -- THE DAMAGE ASSESSMENT STANDARD SINCE 2007", by Ryan Holdhusen, VP of Education
  • November -- "WIND CODES REVISITED", by Christine Alfano, Ph.D., EIT
  • July -- "HAAG HELPS REPAIR MILITARY BASE IN IRAQ", by Daniel Behrens, P.E.
  • June-- "SETTING THE STANDARD FOR DAMAGE ASSESSMENT TRAINING: HCI'S FIRST DECADE", by Ryan Holdhusen, VP of Education
  • May -- "TWIRL-- TORNADIC WINDS: IN-SITU AND RADAR MEASUREMENTS AT LOW LEVELS", by Tim Marshall, P.E.
  • April -- "INTERNATIONAL ROOFING EXPO 2017", by Daniel Behrens, P.E.
  • March -- "UPDATED HCI-COMMERCIAL ROOFS COURSE", by Richard Herzog, P.E.
  • February -- "WHAT DOES A LIGHTNING REPORT REALLY TELL YOU?", by John Stewart, P.E.

2016:

  • December -- "Non-Destructive Testing of Residential Electrical Wiring"
  • October -- "Recovering from Chaos After a Flood", by Eddy Pokluda, HCC
  • June -- "WATER DAMAGE – WHAT DO I DO NOW?", by Larry Dillon, Vice President of Haag Construction Consulting
  • May -- "OF APPLES AND ASPHALT COMP SHINGLES:  'BRUISE' DEFINED", by Scott Morrison, P.E.
  • April -- "CAN WIND CAUSE FOGGY WINDOWS?", by Carlos Lopez, Ph.D., P.E.
  • February -- "HOW TO MITIGATE AND REMOVE ICE DAMS ON ROOFS", by Richard F. Herzog P.E., Meteorologist, RRC, Principal Engineer
  • January -- "VALUABLE CLUES: WHAT TO LOOK FOR DURING COMMERCIAL ROOF INSPECTIONS", by Ken Gilvary, M.S., P.E., Principal Engineer,

2015:

  • October -- Haag Research & Testing's lab has earned accreditation from the International Accreditation Service (IAS) for product testing! Video blog of compelling tests performed in the lab
  • September -- "UTILIZING VIRTUAL TOURS IN DAMAGE ASSESSMENT", by Kevin Kianka, P.E., Director of BIM/Modeling
  • July -- "READY TO UTILIZE DRONES ON THE JOB? FACTORS TO CONSIDER IN COMMERCIAL USE", by Kevin Kianka, Director of BIM/Modeling Program
  • June-- "LACK OF SEALANT BOND ON COMP SHINGLES: IS IT WIND DAMAGE?", by Tim Marshall, P.E., Meteorologist, Principal Engineer
  • May -- "EARTHQUAKE RISK ASSESSMENT:  CAN WE PREDICT THE NEXT 'BIG ONE'?", by David L. Teasdale P.E., Principal Engineer
  • April -- "HAILSTORM DATA SOURCES AND HAIL CHARACTERISTICS", by Richard F. Herzog P.E., Meteorologist, RRC, Principal Engineer
  • March -- "DENTS IN METAL R-PANEL ROOFING – WHAT CAN THEY TELL US ABOUT A HAILSTORM?", by David Teasdale, P.E., Principal Engineer
  • February -- "LIGHTNING: A CASE STUDY, " by KR Davis, P.E.