Posts By: Peggy Leonard

Is Now the time to Start Your Engineering Business?

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A Perspective on Recent Economic News If you are considering starting your own engineering business, how do you determine when the timing is right to begin that venture? The time may be right now. As an employee these times create indecision, feelings of instability and a lack of control over your future. Your high salary….

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2022 Enterprise Awards Presented at Criterium Engineers Conference

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Criterium Engineers recently held its biennial conference in the Portland, Maine area. Our franchises from across North America as well as headquarters staff attended the event. At an awards banquet held during the event, the Enterprise awards were presented to nine franchises. The Enterprise Awards recognize those offices which have experienced significant growth (20% or….

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Rick Lalancette Receives Engineering Award for Distinguished Service

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  Congratulations to Richard “Rick” Lalancette, P.E., who was named recipient of the H. Alan Mooney Award for Distinguished Service at an awards ceremony held at the recent Criterium Engineers biannual conference. This award represents the very best of the Criterium Engineers organization, dedication to the engineering profession, clients, and community. Lalancette is founding president….

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Criterium-Dotson is Office of the Year

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The team at Criterium-Dotson Engineers, based in the Dallas area, were recently awarded the top honor of 2022 Criterium Engineers Office of the Year at a celebration held in Portland, Maine. David Dotson (P.E., R.S., C.B.I.E.), Criterium-Dotson Engineers president, and his wife Sara, office manager, along with Sebastian Martinez (E.I.T.) engineer, accepted the award on….

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Innovations Transform the Building Inspection Process

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Emerging technology and innovations are continually transforming the building construction inspection process. Criterium Engineers evaluates and adopts appropriate new technologies to provide additional knowledge and information for our clients. Two inspection innovations in particular—the use of drones and thermal imaging—have been change drivers for Criterium Engineers in recent years, reaching areas that were previously unattainable….

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Be My Own Boss: #1 Top Reason for Owning a Business

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In a recent survey, “Be My Own Boss,” was the top response when asked “Why do you want to own your own business?” Despite a pandemic, war,  and economic uncertainties, the control over one’s destiny propels entrepreneurs towards owning a business. According to Franchise Insights’ second quarter analysis, the primary motivations for franchise ownership are….

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6 Ways We Help Clients Reduce Energy Consumption

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A quick search of the web tells us that reducing energy consumption is an infinite global issue and that there are several ways to achieve this. Based on current trends, we’ve put together a list of the top six ways Criterium Engineers helps our clients to reduce energy consumption in buildings through our many services…..

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Offices of the Month: Criterium-Dotson Engineers and Criterium-Yancy Engineers

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Congratulations to David Dotson, P.E. and David Yancy, P.E.—our most recent Offices of the Month. The duo and their Texas-based teams are being recognized in their fulfillment of two specific elements of the Criterium Vision: We succeed through collaboration across our network and our commitment to continuous improvement in our professional knowledge and performance. We….

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