Tomas Hernandez, Jr., Principal, DBC Technologies, Inc., New York

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Building Automation and Controls March 1, 2004

Getting Your IT House in Order

With all signs pointing to an economic recovery, it's likely that many design firms will experience increased workloads. Beginning in the late 1990s, many firms simply stopped hiring and spending. And many of these firms have let their information technology systems degrade. Now it's time to get the IT house back in order.

By Tomas Hernandez, Jr., Principal, DBC Technologies, Inc., New York
Codes and Standards October 1, 2003

All the Things You Need in the Palm of Your Hand

Let's face it. Most consulting engineers spend more time out of the office than in, especially during so-called "normal business hours," where communication with clients and associates is essential. With job meetings, site visits and business functions, it's rare to see engineers in their offices. For this reason, communication can be a challenging part of performing services for clients.

By Tomas Hernandez, Jr., Principal, DBC Technologies, Inc., New York
Building Automation and Controls July 1, 2003

CAD Enhancements Go Beyond Design to Project Management

Now more than ever, consulting engineers are faced with the task of finding the right solutions. And nowadays, since their responsibilities aren't limited just to engineering, they need more than design tools. Design professionals are also managers of construction projects. They manage enormous volumes of information generated by the architect and other engineers to produce documents needed for...

By Tomas Hernandez, Jr., Principal, DBC Technologies, Inc., New York
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