Engineer and owner of Eco-Holdings, a ‘green-leaning’ registered Texas engineering firm. Over 35 years experience spread nearly equally across the construction, manufacturing, machinery, and energy industries. B.S. in Civil Engineering Duke (‘75), Texas P.E. (’81), Certified by the Structural Engineering Certification Board, LEED accredited by the US Green Building Council, Wind Storm program engineer for the Texas Department of Insurance, and City of Houston Approved Agency for Special Inspection. Member of ASCE, SECB, USGBC, GHBA, NAHB, FPA, and SIPA. ECO’s service business provides consulting, design, 3D modeling, engineering, inspection, and certification services in three overlapping areas. (1) structural engineering, (2) civil engineering (www.texasengineer.com), and (3) sustainable design (www.eco-holdings.com) .
Eco-Holdings’ owner is Gary Beck, a Texas P.E. since 1981 who has been in Houston since 1976 with only short overseas assignment breaks. A civil engineer (Duke 1975) who is SECB certified in the practice of structural engineering. He has been a listed engineer for the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Windstorm program, a member of the Foundation Performance Association, and a Special Inspection Agency for the City of Houston. Gary is also a LEED* Accredited Person (*Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design) for the US Green Building Council, and has been the engineer for many LEED Certified Texas projects. Gary combines hands on craftsman level experience with a personal interest in smart energy efficient design.