top of page
JRH Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc. Logo
WBE Certified
SBA WOSB Certified
HUB Certified

Can a Metal Building Withstand a Hurricane in Texas?

Can a Metal Building Withstand a Hurricane in Texas?

At JRH Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc., we specialize in providing top-tier civil, structural, and environmental engineering services to ensure the resilience and safety of metal buildings in the face of Texas's notorious hurricanes. Our expertise extends across the Dallas, Houston, Corpus Christi, Austin, San Antonio, Galveston Bay, and Beaumont metropolitan areas, where we address hurricane issues with precision and care.

Understanding the Resilience of Metal Buildings

The Strength of Steel

Metal buildings, particularly those constructed with steel, are renowned for their ability to withstand extreme weather conditions. Steel's wind-resistant properties enable some structures to endure hurricane-force winds of up to 180 miles per hour. Our engineering designs incorporate this resilience, ensuring that your metal building project can face Texas's unpredictable weather head-on.

Adherence to Building Codes

We strictly adhere to local building codes and regulations, including the Texas Department of Insurance's building code for windstorm-resistant construction. This commitment not only ensures the structural integrity of your building but also guarantees compliance with state requirements.

Structural Integrity Assessments

Our team conducts thorough assessments of your property's structural integrity, making necessary modifications to withstand high wind speeds and resist collapse from debris impact during a storm.

Mitigating Environmental Impacts

Environmental Engineering Design Services

Our environmental engineering design services are crafted to protect the environment while mitigating the effects of extreme weather. This includes managing stormwater runoff, reducing erosion, and protecting local ecosystems with sustainable practices.

Retention/Detention Pond Design

We design retention/detention ponds to manage heavy rainfall, a common occurrence in Southern Texas, effectively reducing the risk of flooding and ensuring effective drainage systems.

Customized Solutions for Land Development

Site Drainage Design

Proper site drainage is essential for preventing water damage during heavy rainfall events. We provide customized drainage solutions tailored to your property's unique characteristics, such as land slope and soil type.

General Civil and Structural Engineering Design Services

Our general civil and structural engineering services are aimed at building resilient structures that can withstand the rigors of extreme weather, ensuring the safety and security of occupants and assets.

A Certified Woman-Owned Business (WBE)

WBE and HUB Certification

JRH Engineering proudly holds certifications as a Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) and Historically Underutilized Business (HUB), reflecting our commitment to diversity and inclusion in the engineering industry.

WOSB Certification

We are also a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) by the Small Business Administration (SBA), further emphasizing our dedication to promoting diversity and inclusion.

Why Choose JRH Engineering?

Local Texan Expertise

As a local Texan firm, we possess an in-depth understanding of local Texan permit requirements, ensuring that your project progresses smoothly and efficiently.

Accountability and Efficiency

Project owners demand accountability, time efficiency, and project dollar value, and we at JRH Engineering deliver on these requirements to the highest standard.

Comprehensive Engineering Services

Whether you're looking to develop raw land, a subdivision, office condominiums, residential, commercial, or industrial developments, our comprehensive engineering services are designed to meet your needs.

In conclusion, JRH Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc. is your trusted partner in developing metal buildings capable of withstanding hurricanes in Texas. Our commitment to quality, combined with our certifications and local expertise, makes us the ideal choice for your next land development project. Contact us today to ensure your property is hurricane-ready and built to last[1][2][3][4][5][6].


JRH Eng. to Expand Engineering Services

JRH Eng. will offer Phase I and II environmental, wetland mitigation and delineation

29 views0 comments


bottom of page