Supporting Safe, Comfortable and Efficient Design.
07
AUG
2018

Atmospheric scientists critical to construction project success

If a skyscraper is structurally sound or a pedestrian area is pleasant for strolling or sitting, thank an atmospheric scientist. CPP has a few of these professionals on their team and we spoke to Anke Beyer-Lout and Kelly Gassert about what they do and why they do it. But first,...
22
JAN
2018

ULA partners with CPP Wind Consultants for safe rocket launches

The idea of wind tunnel testing for space launch vehicles might bring to mind a rocket roaring through the atmosphere as it propels its payload into Earth’s orbit or beyond. The wind tunnel testing we are referring to, known as atmospheric boundary layer wind tunnel testing,...
14
DEC
2017

CPP’s Dr. Petersen and Dr. Guerra address flaws in building downwash program

CPP advances its reputation as an essential voice and leader in the wind engineering and environmental industries. The paper PRIME2: Development and evaluation of improved building downwash algorithms for rectangular and streamlined structures, written by CPP’s Dr. Ron...
20
NOV
2014

CPP & Burkett Design create new CPP offices

Big changes are coming to CPP, and we couldn’t be more excited. The cutting edge technical work that has defined us since 1981 now has an office environment to match. We have officially relocated CPP’s main offices to 2400 Midpoint Drive, Suite 190, Fort Collins, CO 80525. After...
16
APR
2014

The distinguished career of Dr. Jon Peterka, part III

The ASCE 7 Subcommittee on Wind Loads is tasked with the not insignificant role of codifying the procedures by which engineers calculate wind loads on buildings in most of the United States. In the mid-1980s, the Subcommittee was limited to one member per organization, and Jack...
13
APR
2014

The distinguished career of Dr. Jon Peterka, Part II

It took about two years for CP/A, as the organization was then called, to get on its feet. Everything was built from scratch. From software and analysis procedures to data collection equipment and the wind tunnels themselves, all aspects of the new business were designed and...
09
APR
2014

The distinguished career of Dr. Jon Peterka, Part I

CPP, Inc., is at once delighted and filled with regret to announce the retirement of Dr. Jon Peterka, one of our company’s original three founders. Jon’s last day of active service with CPP was February 28, 2014. Although we are sorry to see Jon go, we are excited for the new...