On the "Everything Building Envelope" podcast, host Paul Beers and his guest James LaGreca discussed everything you need to know about that looming 40-year building recertification date, demystifying the process with some solid information and good advice. James LaGreca is Director of Operations for DSS Condo, a subdivision of Development Services Solutions, a leading construction management firm in Florida. James has a Master of Architecture degree and also teaches Structural Systems at Florida International University.
Pre-Glazed, Unitized, Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors Remarkable innovations in glazing were the focus of Paul Beer's discussion with Ray Crawford on the Everything Building Envelope podcast. Ray Crawford worked his way up from the ground floor of the Crawford-Tracey Corporation to his current position as president of the family business. The Crawford-Tracey Corporation is a [...]
GCI Consultants Deploys Drones for Safer, Smarter Consulting in the Construction Industry “Air GCI has received its operating certificate from the FAA and is beginning flights….” Picture this: Before the workday begins at a construction site, a lightweight, nearly-silent inspection drone skims the outer walls and roof of the building. It quickly documents the potential [...]
From warm, sandy beaches to lush orange groves, there are dozens of reasons Americans relocate to South Florida every year. Despite its numerous aspects of paradise, though, the state has some characteristics that are less than desirable. For example, though the wildlife thrives in the moisture and humidity of South Florida, it can wreak havoc [...]
Glazing is a vital component of architectural glass that maximizes the energy efficiency of a building while preserving its aesthetic qualities for the people who live and work there. The purpose of building glazing inspection is to make sure that you are getting the best protection possible while identifying potential problems before they become too [...]