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Diverse Design and Engineering

Keeping a competitive edge in the AEC industry is an evolving process. It's important to focus on your client's needs while also diversifying your products and services. Firms can no longer apply a "one-size-fits-all" approach to engineering.

Read more on how Lochsa Engineering overcame a recession and stagnant markets.

The Importance of BIM Certification

Recently, the AEC industry has seen a significant upturn in the use of BIM (building information modeling) on projects both on the design and construction side.  BIM, in its full glory, develops an information rich 3-D building model and enhances the coordination and communication between disciplines.  While considered “new technology”, BIM has considerable benefits over traditional ways of designing and documenting.  Some of the values of using BIM include reduced errors a

The Inauguration of a Company

The Men of Lochsa

Deliberating on the Presidential Inauguration 2013, I pondered the word "inaugurate" which means: verb: to make a formal beginning of; initiate; commence; begin.  This in turn got me to thinking about Lochsa's beginning and how every company has its' own "inaugural" story. I asked founding principal, Mark Hedge, to share his insight on the inception of Lochsa Engineering. His thoughts are presented here.

Wilson Joins Lochsa Engineering, Expands Services into Denver Market


Boise, ID, September 24, 2012:  Lochsa Engineering announced today that it has added services in the Denver, Colorado area and named Brad Wilson as the region’s Project Manager. Wilson brings over 20 years of drafting experience and nearly 15 years of estimating and project management experience and will expand Lochsa’s renowned light gauge steel framing/theming proficiency in the Denver market.

Renovating Resorts Atlantic City

Field Discoveries

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Idaho Business Review and Populus name 2012 Best Places to Work in Idaho

Many Idaho workers consider themselves lucky just to have work.

But the ones who consider themselves really lucky can’t wait to clock in.

“I love working here – it’s a fantastic place to work,” said Lael Uberuaga-Rodgers, who works at MetaGeek, a Boise company that makes tools to help businesses optimize wireless networks. It’s a job, “but you don’t really get that corporate feel,” said Uberuaga-Rodgers, whose job title is “office assistant geek.”

Boise memorial will include piece of World Trade Center

The winning design

Who won? After public comment, representatives from the Boise police and fire departments, the City Council, the Arts and History Department, and the Parks and Recreation Commission and staff chose Jensen Belts Associates, Refinerii, Lochsa Engineering, Blake Trailers & Fabrication as the team that will create the $27,000 memorial.