Founded in January 2010, DEI is a small engineering firm located in Reno, Nevada and Ashland, Oregon, that focuses on the structural design of buildings. DEI provides quality structural engineering services to architects, owners, contractors, and developers with a focus on efficiency, constructability and our involvement as a team member on your project. The firm’s staff has over 50 years of experience in the design of residential and commercial projects. DEI’s experience includes designing structures with building materials of wood, masonry, … Continue reading

Nevada Discovery Museum

I toured the Nevada Discovery Museum on Thursday and it is looking great. The cloud climber exhibit is being installed and it is AWESOME!!! This is going to be a great addition to Northern Nevada. We need to do everything … Continue reading


Here are some of our most recent and past projects.


Structural Engineering Residential Custom Production Remodels/Renovations Commercial Extensive Range of Experience Steel, Concrete, Masonry and Timber Structures Concrete Tilt-ups Metal Building Foundations Tentative Improvements Retrofits Drafting As-Builts Site Plans Architectural Drawings Structural Drawings Electrical Drawings Mechanical Drawings 3D Renderings

Experience. Standards.

We have extensive experience with the design requirements of current codes including seismic, wind, snow and all material types, as well as, implementing them into the design of complex structures.  We utilize the latest engineering tools, products, and systems to … Continue reading

Professional. Unique.

DEI’s staff of professionals has experience designing numerous and varied projects, primarily in Northern Nevada and California. DEI’s professional staff has also designed many custom homes in the Lake Tahoe and Northern Nevada area and has worked as a team … Continue reading

Client Needs. Quality Engineering.

Our reputation in the local engineering community is grounded in our sensitivity to our client’s needs and our commitment to providing quality engineering services. Our clients appreciate our team-oriented approach to making each of their projects successful and our ability … Continue reading