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Strategies for Reducing Building Defects and Failures


Building defects are a growing concern in the industry. Ideally, potential defects are identified prior to construction or remedy in the field prior to occupancy and subsequent damage. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Come see the consequences of bad design, poor construction, and lack of maintenance to a building.


1. Understand how to define, classify, and assign responsibility for defects
2. Familiarize yourself with common building enclosure issues in order to easily identify defects and system failures
3. Experience the consequences of poor design, construction, and lack of maintenance through series of case studies
4. Learn strategies for defect prevention, discovery, and resolution

 
Start Time:

3/8/2017 9:00:00 AM

End Time:

3/8/2017 9:50:00 AM

Presented by:

Tim Schap, AIA, REWC
Building Forensics Expert
Construction Process Solutions, Ltd.


Room Number:

318

Audience:

Intermediate

CEU:

0.1

Track:

Maintenance and Operations



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