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Inspecting for Structural Defects

Thu, 10/07/2010 - 09:04

Recent events have highlighted the engineers' role in determining the structural safety of a building. Just what does an engineer look for to make such a determination? When and why does he do it?

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Is My Building Safe?

Thu, 10/07/2010 - 08:51

If two of the tallest buildings in the world can collapse catastrophically in about one hour, can any building be considered safe?

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Mold in Buildings

Thu, 10/07/2010 - 08:43

The problem of mold in buildings is one that no building owner or manager can afford to ignore.

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The New ASTM Standard for Property Condition Assessments

Thu, 10/07/2010 - 08:36

The ASTM Standard E 2018-99 “Standard Guide for Property Condition Assessments: Baseline Property Condition Assessment Process” has been out for over a year.

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Hardboard Siding Woes

Thu, 10/07/2010 - 08:22

The problems associated with hardboard siding have received a lot of press coverage in the past few years.

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Seven Ways to Guarantee a Perfect(ly Bad) New Roof

Thu, 10/07/2010 - 08:08

There is an estimated 13.2 billion square feet of commercial roofing in the United States. Most roofs have an average expected life of between 10 and 15 years.

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