40-Year Building Recertifications

GCI Consultants Building Codes, Building Envelope, Building Glazing Inspection, Building Maintenance, Construction, Construction Law, Quality Control, Roofing, Windows

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.

What happens when building specifications conflict with the code, targeted building certification or owner’s wishes?

GCI Consultants Building Codes, Construction Law

When specs conflict with code, building performance requirements, or the owner’s wishes, who is ultimately responsible for an incorrectly installed product? “Allocating responsibility involves balancing contract documents, applicable codes and …