Aran Franklin Engineering

Aran + Franklin Engineering

Aran + Franklin Engineering
8419 Emmett F Lowry Expressway
Texas City, TX   77591
409-935-5200

Aran & Franklin Engineering Inc. is a leading windstorm and structural engineering firm and has served the Gulf Coast since 1998. We are prepared to work with you on any size job; from replacing a door to building new houses and commercial buildings. A+F is experienced and equipped to meet all city, local and windstorm codes and any “code plus” construction desired from the windstorm inspection to full architectural and structural design. Our engineering team is licensed to work in Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York and Texas.

Strong Home Inspection Program
  • Peace of mind, especially during Hurricane Season
  • Annual home inspections with engineering expertise
  • Recommendations for repairs and fortifications
  • Priority scheduling for post-storm inspections
  • Recurring baseline inspection for future insurance claims
  • New home? Builder’s Warranty 11-Month Inspection
  • Ask the Engineer! 2+ questions annually answered by our engineer

Windstorm Engineering - New Construction

* Design structures to meet the state and local wind codes * Provide specifications for construction * Inspect structure during construction * File Paperwork with the state for WPI-8 * Certificate of Compliance to obtain windstorm insurance

Windstorm Engineering - Post Construction

* Assess structures that were built without design or inspections via non- invasive structural investigation * Provide plan for bringing the structure into compliance * Perform minimal invasive forensics (in some cases) * Inspect retrofits for compliance * File Paperwork with the state for WPI-8 * Certificate of Compliance to obtain windstorm insurance

Structural Engineering

* Design wood structural framing for residential and small commercial structures * Design piling, pier and beam or slab on grade foundations * Design Steel and Concrete beams, columns, walls, floors * Design retaining walls and bulkheads * Design with specialty products – SIP Panels, Hebel Walls, ICF Walls, AAC * Coordinate with Post Tension slab designer when required

Inspections & Permitting

* GLO Packages * V-Zone Letters * City Required Letters * County IRC Compliance Inspections * Post Construction Certifications * WPI-8 Certifications

Pre-Engineered Home Plans & Drafting

* New House Plans, Additions, Renovations * Small Commercial Design and space planning * Site Plans * Coordination with Commercial Compliance * Specialist for TDLR application, ADA compliance, Energy Code Compliance (COM Check)
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