Final reports are made as per the clients requirements and they can be few pages long to more comprehensive stroke has enough voltage to gap the open contacts on the main contactor, then there will be damage to various other components in the air conditioner and possibly to the building s entire electrical system.
, Many of Metropolitan s clients ask our remediation experts to evaluate the appropriateness and cost of remediation decisions, estimate future liabilities, and apportion costs among potentially responsible parties Our experts rely on forensic methods developed in house and or widely used in practice,
Wind farm insurance packages can include construction insurance, physical damage, and third party liability insurance coverage for delays in building of a wind A combined thermal and stress analysis of a lightning strike model of typical wind turbine blade material (including E glass composite layups) shows that the
It should be noted that procedures outlined on this website (with the exception of disposal requirements) are a guide to assist building owners and operators States may have mandatory and more stringent requirements than EPA PCB containing FLBs that are currently in use have exceeded their designed life span.
Providing property damage assessments, environmental remediation, vapor intrusion, UST investigation, in situ remediation, building envelope assessments, EIFS ) The detachment of the main block hook from the load may have allowed the bridle to be pulled all the way to the railing, striking the rigger, rather than
Cupping, buckling, and crowning are three common problems encountered in wood flooring damage claims They are all caused by moisture Unless these moisture sources are checked, they can enter the building basement or c lspace and adversely affect the subfloor and the wooden floor Metropolitan Engineering
The flame retardants used in foam insulation, children s furniture and elsewhere, are a diverse group of chemicals that may cause a wide array of health problems Cancer, obesity, reduced fertility, and hormone disruption are just a few of the problems that have been linked to exposure to these flame retardants And this list
Keeping the vent pipe clear and open will allow the vapors to escape and will keep them from building pressure inside the tank Do not operate OSHA defines a willful violation as one committed with intentional disregard or plain indifference to the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and regulations.
Although different formulations have been used in setting forth the elements of constructive acceleration, the requirements are generally described to include the following elements, each of which must be proved by the contractor (See Fraser Construction Co v United States, Fd (Fed Cir )) () that the
Placing people in a large number of buildings instead of a single facility will help spread the risk of potential loss of life or injury C Secure protection of money and records by preventing access to your accounts or computer systems, protect and safeguard codes and personal identification numbers, use high quality safes,
Situations that we have investigated often include an accidental arcing, followed by fire and damage to the equipment and the building In situations like that Small crack · Leaking through wall crack · Safety relief Valve Failure · Rupture bursting cracking due to overpressure · Implosion · Low water level · Low Water
In e of , in a decision that is bound to be frequently cited in New York in support of strict enforcement of written notice of claim requirements, New York s highest Court reaffirmed the necessity of strict contractor compliance with Notice requirements In A.H.A General Construction Inc v New York City Housing
Q How are compressor station sites determined A The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and U.S Department of Transportation (USDOT) have established, respectively, rigorous siting and safety requirements for interstate pipeline compressor stations The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), through
A state plan may increase the requirements, but may not require less than what is set forth here Loss Lessons involving Cranes The carne was stationed near the base of a new building and, despite being available, neither wood pads for the outriggers nor counter weights were utilized During the lift, the right front
Delay is one of most common problems in construction projects resulting in construction disputes and claims Basically delay is the time overrun either beyond the completion date specified in the contract or beyond the agreed upon date for delivery of the project Most large projects are completed later than these
() The physical evidence observed at the property indicated that the subject building was structural [sic] damaged by hydrodynamic forces associated with the flood event of ober , Big bruises to shingles from hail may not crack the shingle or produce exposure all the way to the matt at least not now However
The home became uninhabitable, and the Ecksteins were forced to live in temporary housing for nearly years Woods Restoration Services, LLC and Chubb Insurance Company of New Jersey, an exclusion in the insurance policy for faulty planning, construction or maintenance was applicable to exclude coverage for
Handrails omitted in stairways · Missing In fact, it even bridges the gap between the brick and the framing, allowing water to wick into wood materials, causing lots of problems Building codes require that weep holes holes placed at the base of a masonry wall be spaced every to inches on center Here you can
Providing property damage assessments, environmental remediation, vapor intrusion, UST investigation, in situ remediation, building envelope assessments, EIFS construction defects, asbestos, The problem is that NFPA has not been widely adopted due to the costs associated in complying with its requirements.
The corrosion of reinforcing steel in structures of every kind, including buildings, piers, bridges, roads, etc is a major problem When cracking of the concrete occurs, it can quickly weaken the structure, leading to costly repairs, or even total replacement One of the biggest causes of corrosion of steel in concrete is the use of
materials and equipment furnished under the Contract will be of good quality and new unless otherwise required or permitted by the Contract Documents, that the Work will be free from defects not inherent in the quality required or permitted, and that the Work will conform to the requirements of the Contract Documents.
CAUSE AND ORIGIN INVESTIGATIONS DERAILINGS AND RAIL TANK CAR FAILURES CAUSE AND ORIGIN INVESTIGATIONS ROTTED WALLS IN EXTERIOR PLASTER HOMES CAUSE AND ORIGIN INVESTIGATIONS WATER AND MOISTURE INTRUSION IN BUILDINGS WITH EXTERIOR INSULATION AND
Pipelines are a fundamental part of the oil and gas industry and they are by far the primary transportation method for crude oil, natural gas and even the refined product However, building a pipeline network is a massive project and though most pipelines ultimately pay for themselves with the product they transport, they
Denatured ethanol is largely shipped from production facilities by rail and is now the largest volume hazardous material shipped by rail A hydraulic pump which controls the damper in the dryer building of the Green Plains Renewable Energy plant failed Mar Flint Hill explosion in a wood chip storage silo
C amp O INVESTIGATIONS BUCKLED, CROWNED OR CUPPED HARDWOOD FLOOR CLAIMS CAUSE AND ORIGIN INVESTIGATIONS WATER AND MOISTURE INTRUSION IN BUILDINGS WITH EXTERIOR INSULATION AND FINISH SYSTEMS (EIFS) OR STUCCO VENEERS CAUSE OF RAILING FAILURES.
Mar , That put the loft into a sort of limbo area as far as the county s building inspectors were concerned It was clearly not a shelf, but it When I balked, Rita suggested another possibility to work with the wood powder coated hog panels from a company called Wild Hog Railing This would give me essentially
The ober fire burned several acres of woods and forced families from their homes Blue Racer is a relatively new company formed by two larger energy companies Dominion, headquartered in Richmond, Va and Caiman Energy II, based in Texas The company also recently was cited by the Ohio EPA for violating an
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Added to this, the interaction of additional insured status with indemnity clauses, insurance requirements, and other contract provisions is unique and complex These complications have resulted in numerous coverage disputes and, consequently, a number of revisions to standard insurance policy forms and additional
Something as simple as a previous contractor s failure to build the preceding work in accordance with the applicable building codes, which in turn prevents or hampers another contractor s performance, could be considered a differing site condition entitling that contractor to an adjustment in the contract price Regardless of
Typical contract based claims against an architect include failure to properly design the building, failure to meet the applicable federal, state or local codes, failure to complete projects on time, work performed improperly under the architect s direction, improper design of moisture and drainage control, leaking roofs and
Building Products Hold the Pilot Holes View as slideshow Photo by Wendell T Webber Lay down the hardest of hardwood deck boards in a jiffy thanks to a newly developed screw with an augering tip that hogs out wood as it goes The spacing tool uniformly positions each board and directs the screws through the sides.