Engineering Services

CDC enjoys an exceptional working relationship with building facade subcontractors in the U.S. and around the world. Since 1973, contractors have relied on CDC to provide, experience-based engineering services that eliminate problems before they become issues on the job site.

CDC provides:

  • Complete Structural Design and Analysis Calculation Packages
    • Aluminum-and-Glass Curtain Wall, Window Wall, Punched Windows and Storefront
    • Natural and Cast Stone
    • Brick Veneer
    • Architectural Metal Panels
    • Skylights
    • Architectural Precast Concrete
    • Terra Cotta Rain Screen Systems
    • Light Gage Metal Studs
  • Specialized Computer Software for analysis of system behavior under wind and thermal loads
  • Specialized Buckling and Stability Analysis for Framing Designs
  • Large Deflection and Membrane Stress Analysis
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Thermal Analysis, including NFRC rating
  • Blast Analysis and Blast-Resistant Design Development
  • Tension Structure Analysis
  • Structural Glazing Analysis
  • Unitized, Stick and Panelized Assemblies Analysis
  • Extrusion Die Drawings
  • Extrusion Confirmation
  • Proposal and Bid Drawings
  • Thermal Analysis
  • Blast Analysis/Design