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Example of widespread moisture stains and organic growth throughout the underside of the roof decking within an attic space of a residence.

Humidifiers May Introduce Moisture Problems in Residential Homes


Deficiencies in attic space ventilation can be difficult and costly to mitigate within a residence or building

Safely Servicing or Maintaining Systems with Hazardous Energy


This important safety measure can prevent injury or death when servicing equipment.

How to Estimate Flow Rates in Freeze Loss Claims


There are several ways to calculate an estimated date for freeze loss

What is Video Matching?


Video matching is a process, where you are able to incorporate computer generated objects into a video background.

Top Hazards for Commercial Motor Vehicles in Adverse Driving Conditions


With the winter season approaching, hazards increase for drivers involved in driving in adverse driving conditions

Computer generated driver, incorporated into an image

What is a Real Time Simulation?


Real time simulation has been available since the beginning of the 90’s using accident reconstruction software.

What Does the Use of Photogrammetry Involve and How is it Useful?


Learn about the science of obtaining accurate 3D measurements from photos

Learn about Phenomenal Interactive Animations from Knott Lab


What is an interactive animation?

Top Forensic Engineering and Forensic Animation Technologies


Knott Laboratory uses drones and match moving technology into Forensic Engineering cases

NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward, Jr. Fatal Racing Accident


The Stewart/Ward fatal racing accident occurred on August 9, 2014 at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park in Ontario County, New…