We don’t shy away from projects, big or small.
We offer services in the following fields:
Structural Engineering – We help Architects, Designers, Contractors, and Owners design their structures to meet all applicable building codes using modern materials. Our staff will work with you to accommodate specific material selections, whether its Insulated Formwork, PSL timber framing, or anything else your heart (or budget) desires.
Condominium Services – We know condominiums and we are proud to have former Condominium Managers working at CEL. Our firm will work with you to ensure that your building is kept in good condition, safe, and with a detailed maintenance and upkeep plan. CEL’s condominium services include Technical Audits, Performance Audits, Reserve Funds, investigations and testing of all varieties, as well as design of repairs and upgrades as needed.
Forensic Engineering – Whether something has gone wrong on site, you’re trying to get to the bottom of an elusive problem with your home, require a report for a mortgage approval or court proceedings, or anything else that needs the careful eye of an Engineer, Capacity Engineering can help you.
Blast Hazard Engineering – Sometimes to build something great, you must first bring something down. Whether it’s support for mining developments, demolition of an old building, the engineering of blast-resistant structure for your vintage car collection, or something else – you’ve found the right Engineers.
Restoration Engineering – Our team cumulatively has decades of experience in assessing, designing, and repairing existing buildings. Regardless of your building’s age and condition, our staff will work with you to maximize performance and increase your investment’s return and longevity.
Heritage Engineering – The National Capital Region is ripe with heritage properties. These properties are windows into the past, integral to our nation’s character and history. Capacity Engineering has a strong understanding of historic construction practices, steering through relevant legislation, and insight into the preservation of our physical antiquity. Our team will work with you to bring economic and pragmatic solutions to your needs.
Fire Engineering – The importance of safety is critical and cannot be overstated. Capacity Engineering is among the few firms in the National Capital Region qualified to provide fire engineering services. We can assess your hazards and risks, provide design of fire detection, suppression, and control systems, as well as post-fire investigation and analysis.
Project Management – As a member of the Ottawa Construction Association, Capacity Engineering offers full project management, contract preparation, contract administration, and field review services for projects of all sizes. From tendering to final occupancy, our staff can help you realize your construction goals at competitive rates.