Got time at lunch tomorrow for 1-hour of CE for Architects and Engineers? http://www.eclipseprograms.com/defending-the-code-promo
Happy New Year. Wishing all a healthy and prosperous 2015! Just a quick note to my Architecture and Engineering friends here in New York State looking for CE’s. I’m a guest of Eclipse Programs next week at 3 separate half-day events – Buffalo, Syracuse, then Rochester. Hope you can make it.
Architects and Engineers! Come get a full day of CE at a fun venue. Great topics for you plus some time for professional chat afterwards, plus a night at the Casino if your interested. Bring your spouse and sneak away from work with a great excuse! http://www.eclipseprograms.com/events
I speak periodically to groups about various legal, engineering and construction contract concepts I’m typically involved in with my forensic investigations and expert witness services. Trying to pass on lessons learned and looking for ways for help others to improve performance as experts in their own related fields and endeavors, particularly for those in the […]
Fire rips thru a multi-million dollar apartment complex project currently under construction. Early assessments declare the project work a total loss. Not even new enough to be called ‘brand new’. We appropriately talk about worker safety during construction, but construction itself needs to also adhere to fire safety and related codes, not just to protect […]
For 25 years or more I have been, and continue to be a strong advocate for the improved importance, value and competency of design professionals, particularly architects, in both the design and construction of buildings. But every once in a while I run into a circumstance and wonder aloud why Architects try to make it […]
Enjoyed a terrific opportunity to mix building forensics and code training this past week in beautiful Lake Placid, NY. Got a chance to meet some great building code, design and construction professionals at this week’s Northern Adirondack Code Enforcement Officials Conference. Great questions, comments and feedback following my presentation. Special thanks to Jim Morganson for […]
Ken will be speaking at the Northern Adirondack Code Enforcement Officials Association on Tuesday March 4th 9am – 11am. The training subject will be, An Architect’s Legal Perspective: Design, Enforcement and Construction. This presentation is put together for Code Enforcement Continuing Education. We are revising this topic for training Design Professionals and other Building Professionals.
What do you do when the Thermal Imaging Guru is too busy to get back to the office for a promotional photo? Taking a cue from the US Marine Corp – Adapt, Improvise and Overcome. An on-site photo with the best camera in hand will do nicely! For more information on how thermal imaging and infrared […]building envelope, building problems, heat loss, infrared technology, Inspections, thermal imaging
Get one hour AIA LU/HSW credit for face-to-face instruction of Design Professionals in the importance of the NYS Property Maintenance Code (PMC) in both its relevance in the design and engineering of building projects as well as its general requirements and intents as they apply to existing buildings whether subject to new work or not. […]