Coulbourne Consulting is a structural engineering consulting firm with expertise in engineering for natural hazards. Coulbourne Consulting specializes in designs for high winds and flooding including areas subject to hurricanes and tornadoes. Bill Coulbourne is considered one of the nation’s experts on building in coastal areas. He has designed many structures to resist the effects of hurricane force winds, storm surge and flooding and inspected many structures that failed under the forces created by hurricanes, tornadoes, storm surge and waves.
Coulbourne Consulting's expertise lies in developing solutions for the problems created by the effects of disasters. Bill’s experience as a builder coupled with his engineering expertise helps create solutions that can be built. Coulbourne Consulting applies the principles of structural engineering to the solutions and works with clients to make sure those solutions are easily understood. Reports are frequently prepared detailing the problems and suggested solutions. Training workshops and presentations in the techniques of coastal building have been developed for many different audiences with many different purposes.