A Guide for Working with a Timber Frame Engineer and Designer

Specializing in the Structural Design & Engineering of:

• Barns
• Built-up Lumber Structures
• Churches
• Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Structures
• Event Barns
• Glulam Trusses & Framing Systems
• Heavy Timber Trusses

• Heavy Timber Structures
• Horse Barns
• Hybrid Timber Frames
• Post & Beam Framing Systems
• Post-Frame Structures
• Recreational Facilities
• Riding Arenas
• SIPs (Structural Insulated Panels)
• Timber Frames
• Timber Pole Structures
• Wedding Pavilions
• Zoo Structures

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David R. Hourdequin, PE
Email: drh@dremy.com

Phone: (828) 421-6216

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About the Firm

Originally founded in 1976 as Hourdequin and Associates in Tallahassee, Florida, D. Rémy & Co. has completed many thousands of commercial, industrial, and residential projects.

For the past 25 years, the firm has been located in Western North Carolina—first in Highlands/Macon County and, since February of 2008, in Hayesville/Clay County. David Hourdequin is the owner, and his wife, Anne, serves as the office manager and bookkeeper.

The firm now specializes in the structural design of heavy timber framing & truss systems and has completed over 1,000 projects utilizing heavy timber, glulam, structural insulated panel systems, and related structural design.

Meet the Owner

David Hourdequin, the President and Owner, of D. Rémy & Co., received his Bachelor of Civil Engineering Degree from the University of Florida in 1964. He earned a Master's Degree in Engineer Management at the University of South Florida in 1992 while working full time as the owner of a commercial construction company.

During his career, Mr. Hourdequin has been engaged as a structural sub-contractor, general contractor, construction manager, development manager, and structural engineer. Earlier in his career, he served as Director of Engineering for the Holiday Inn hotel system and Director of Engineering and Construction for the Hampton Inn hotel system. Mr. Hourdequin served on the Advisory Councils to the School of Construction Management and the School of Business Administration at Western Carolina University in Sylva, North Carolina.

David Hourdequin is a member of the the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Wood Council (AWC) , the Timber Framers Guild (TFG), the Timber Frame Business Council (TFBC), the Timber Frame Engineering Council (TFEC) and, the Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA). He is a past member of the Jaycees and Rotary International.

Professional engineering licenses are active in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic States.

Hobbies have included astronomy (observing and amateur telescope making), adventure motorcycling, flying & building light sport aircraft, amateur radio, fly fishing, folk guitar, photography, and creative non-fiction writing.

Contact David R. Hourdequin, PE of D. REMY & CO by calling (828) 421-6216. You may email Mr. Hourdequin at drh@dremy.com.

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