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.
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 [...]
Five Points to Check Your Roofing Intelligence Quotient (RIQ) Choosing the right roofing system membrane involves more than just selecting the strongest, most reliable product. Many factors should be considered, like the reputation and track history of the manufacturer, energy savings associated with the membrane and the value of the warranty that covers the product. [...]
GCI has recently signed on with Array Architects to provide building envelope consulting services for the design and development of the Pavilion renovations re-roof project at South Miami Hospital, project location in 6200 SW 73rd Street, South Miami The 11,000 square foot subject roof tops a seven story building and is one of approximately [...]
GCI Involved in Entire Exterior Rehab - Roof, Windows and Waterproofing The Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino, one of the oldest and finest hotels in the Dominican Republic's capital city, is getting a facelift both inside and out. The $30 million, top-to-bottom renovation started this April under the careful management of Mark G. [...]
Most people have heard that one has to spend money to make money. However, in today’s uncertain economic times, companies across the country are not just looking to make money––they are also tightening their belts, battening down the hatches, and looking for ways to save. Even during these times, it is important to remember sometimes [...]
It’s important for any business to assess the needs of their building and to calculate the costs of maintenance versus the cost of replacement when it comes to any commodity, especially the roofing. Staying on top of roof repairs and cleaning can save a lot of money by increasing roof longevity. City and building codes [...]
The old cliché that you have to spend money to make money is often times true when it comes to maintaining your roof’s envelope condition. In today’s uncertain economic climate, companies across the country are not just looking to make money, they are also tightening their belts, and looking for ways to save. Even during [...]