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Rick De La Guardia Launches a New Consulting Engineering Firm

Post Time:Oct 14,2009Classify:Company NewsView:446

Rick De La Guardia, who has been involved with building envelope product design and analysis for more than 16 years, launched South Miami-based DLG Engineering Inc. (DLGE) earlier this year. DLGE is focused on improving building envelope products performance under hurricane, flood and blast hazards by helping improve building codes and standards among other things.

“Throughout my years as a consultant, having reviewed, designed and inspected hundreds of projects in the state of Florida, I have identified many flaws in the design, review method and installation of the building envelope products that are our first line of defense during a disaster,” says De La Guardia, a native of Miami and a graduate of the University of Miami. “As Floridians, the integrity of the building envelope structure is, in most cases, our first line of defense during a hurricane or flood. Our goal is to provide the community, via our structures, a safer building envelope. We plan on educating the public, architects, building officials and building inspectors on the proper design, review and installation of glazing products through a series of presentations and seminars.”

The company has also created a website (  

Source: usgnnAuthor: shangyi

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