CEMS Structural Engineers serve our clients by providing design, assessment, evaluation, and planning services to address their project needs.  We assist our clients in establishing their scope and understanding project requirements.  We ensure compliance with established codes and standards for wind, seismic, environmental, security, and equipment loads.  These standards include the International Building Code, Unified Facilities Criteria (UFCs), ASCE, project/client specific requirements, and more.

CEMS provides innovative and cost-effective design solutions for new structures as well as renovation/retrofit strategies for existing structures.  We are very adept at evaluating the suitability of building materials for given structural applications and developing appropriate design methodologies.

Services and Expertise include:

  • Structures for low-rise and/or multi-story buildings
  • High Wind and High Seismic Regions
  • Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP):
    • Site Planning
    • Structural Hardening
    • Progressive Collapse
  • Deep and shallow building foundations
  • Seismic Evaluations and Retrofits
  • Building Assessments
  • Equipment and non-building structural designs/evaluations
  • Construction Administration and Constructability
  • Specialized systems such as Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP)

Wilson Air Force Reserve Command Training Facility Building FL115 Orlando, FL

Joe L. Evins General Services Administration Federal Building Oak Ridge, TN

Camp Lejeune Game Warden Complex Jacksonville, NC

GE Healthcare Helium Recovery Facility Florence, SC