Design Pressure Fee Schedule, 2014


*FEATURED* Wind Pressure Packages

Recommended wind pressure packages for buildings greater than 3 stories (base pricing up to 10 openings):

  • Package #1 “DP Only”………………………$100* includes required wind pressures
  • Package #2 “DP Layout”……………………$150** includes Package #1 plus opening sizes and footprint drawing of project
  • Package #3 “DP Approvals”………………..$175** includes Package #2 plus review & listing of the product approvals
  • Package #4 “DP Schedule”………………..$250** includes Package #3 plus a detailed schedule of each product approval
  • Package #5 “DP Substrate”………………..$350** includes Package #3 plus a substrate inspection

*There is a $50 discount available for packages where the design pressures have been submitted via our Online Calculator.
**There is a $25 discount available for packages where the design pressures have been submitted via our Online Calculator

NOTE: For projects located in Fort Lauderdale, the “DP Schedule” package is recommended. For all other municipalities, the “DP Approvals” package is recommended.

General Use Wind Pressure Charts

  • ASCE-7 Wind Pressure Charts…………………………………………………………$7.50 each

Site Specific Fenestration/Design Pressure Calculations (Base Pricing)

  • Wind Pressure Calculation (Required)
    • Prepared by Office……………………………………………………………………..$100 + $5/opening >10
      A $50 discount is available for design pressures submitted via our Online Calculator
  • Drawing of Building/Unit Layout…………………………………………………………$75/page
  • Product Approvals Listed on Layout…………………………………………………….$25/product
    A $10 discount per approval is available for product approval documents submitted with all relevant information circled in combination with our Online Calculator or with our Wind Pressure Charts.
  • Circling and Printing Product Approvals (2 copies)…………………………………..$25/product
  • Elevations or Attachment Details………………………………………………………..$100/hour
  • Fenestration Schedule – Detailed Product Approval Listing
  • Interpolation (includes calculation sheet)
    • Prepared with Drawing of Building/Unit Layout…………………………………….$100/opening
    • Prepared without Drawing of Building/Unit Layout ………………………………..$150/opening
  • Mullion Design (includes design and connection details)
    • One mullion type, one maximum tributary area and pressure……………………$200, one mullion
    • Multiple mullions, various tributary areas and pressures…………………………$150, per mullion type
      *Must be coupled with Design Pressure Package, otherwise add $75
    • A reduction of 3 business days will apply to mullion design lead times if a snapshot of our online aluminum mullion calculator is utilized by the client.
  •  Two-by (2X) Wood Buck Design (includes design and connection details)
    • One 2x wood buck design, one maximum tributary area and pressure……………$200, one 2x buck
    • Multiple wood bucks, various tributary areas and pressures…………………………$150, per buck type
    • *Must be coupled with Design Pressures by Others or Design Pressure Package, otherwise add $75

Please click here to send a question regarding the prices described above and/or request a site-specific design pressure project.

 

Inspection Fee Schedule, 2014

  • Inspection for Substrate with Report or Dimension Verification*……………………..$175
    *Dimension verification inspections are limited to noting in the calculations/drawings that Engineering Express has visited the job site and field verified.  This substrate inspection fee is discounted based on Engineering Express providing the design pressure calculations.
  • Field Inspections by Company Delegate (less than ~20 miles from office)…………$250 up to 1 hour + $125 each additional hour
  • Field Inspections by Company Delegate (~20 to ~60 miles from office)……………..$350 up to 1 hour + $125 each additional hour
  • Field Inspections by Company Delegate (more than ~60 miles from office)…………………………………Please Contact Office
  • Field Inspections, Meetings & Documentation by P.E. (travel not included & billed at same rate)…………$450/hour

NOTE: Unless indicated, inspection rates do not include drawings, details, formal calculations, or travel time outside local Broward and Southern Palm Beach Counties.

 

Other Professional Services, 2014

  • Simple Design, Calculation Services, Drafting………………………………………$100/hour tech, $300/hour PE review
  • Structural Design & General Engineering Services…………………………………$125/hour + $300/hour PE review
  • Engineering Letter or Directive…………………………………………………………$250 minimum + $100/hour
  • Expert Testimony/Witness/Consultation………………………………………………$450/hour
  • All Deposition Services…………………………………………………………………..$450/hour

 

Administrative Fees, 2014

  • Administrative Labor (beyond first 15 minutes)……………………………………….$80/hour
  • Postage, US mail, UPS ground (up to 1 lb)…………………………………………….$10
  • Express Mail (up to 2 lbs, excluding early morning)…………………………………..$25-$50 (carrier fees at cost)
  • Copy and Blueprinting:
    • 8.5 x 11 (B&W) …………………………………………………………………………..$0.10/sheet
    • 8.5 x 11 (Color)…………………………………………………………………………..$0.20/sheet
    • 11 x 17 (B&W)……………………………………………………………………………$0.15/sheet
    • 24 x 36…………………………………………………………………………………….$1.03-$1.79/sheet
    • Copy cost for printing product approvals……………………………………………..$0.15/sheet

NOTE: Only signed agreements determine what services are included and supersede the fees listed above. All agreements are estimates only. Hard costs of deliverables are often not included and are billed in addition to quoted fees.

 

Standard Terms and Conditions, 2014

Click here to view our standard terms of agreement.