The Criterium Engineers team is headed to the CAI 2023 Dallas national gathering from May 17-20! Find us at exhibit booth #824. In addition, members of the Dallas metroplex-based Criterium-Dotson Engineers‘ team will also join us at the exhibit booth. The Community Associations Institute’s Annual Conference and Exposition: Community NOW brings community association managers, homeowner….
Is your HOA looking repurpose underutilized assets? Here’s is an engineer’s perspective on one way to utilize the tennis courts on your property and once again make them an asset for residents. The article takes a fun look at a fast-growing sport that may be a good fit for your community association. An Addictive Phenomenon….
Liabilities and Risks of Ignoring Issues: An Engineer’s Perspective Question: A recent reserve study identified a number of repairs/replacements that should be addressed in the community. However, while the reserve is being funded on a monthly basis, there isn’t enough in the current reserve fund for the repairs/replacements. With inflation and knowing that owners won’t….
One of the primary issues in building science is the study of how moisture damages buildings and reduces the quality of life of its inhabitants. Moisture penetration can cause mold, rot, and interior damage. Serious moisture problems and their cure are often hard to solve as the physics of air flow, dew points, and vapor….
Like people, no two condos are the same. Establishing methods of managing all types of condos by the same rules and standards is fruitless. A 40-year-old high-rise condo on the beach in York County needs a different maintenance plan than a community of new wood-framed duplexes in Franklin County. Following the collapse of the Champion….
Welcome to Brandon Nix, who recently joined Criterium Engineers as Director of Quality Assurance Testing for our Construction Engineering Services division. Brandon has degree in Chemistry from Auburn University. Originally from Nashville, TN, Brandon and his family decided to call the Raleigh, NC area home while he was pursuing a graduate degree from Southeastern Seminary. His….
The 2022 Impact Player Awards debuted at the Criterium Engineers Conference, held in Maine this fall, a brand-new award was introduced to shine a light on individuals who have been recognized by their peers—there is no higher honor. The Impact Player Awards recognize individuals who have a heightened awareness of critical needs, are flexible enough….
As Criterium’s Vice President, Client Success, Micayla Brooks leads the Client Success team in developing and executing strategies to improve the client experience, build lasting client relationships, and expand our client base. This includes evaluating and enhancing business systems and processes to ensure positive client experiences and outcomes—client cultivation, proposal development, assembly of project teams,….
Martha Page recently joined Criterium Engineers as a Project Engineer. She’s working primarily in the Homeowner Association (HOA) business segment services, such as reserve studies and transition studies. She belongs to an HOA and is familiar with that market. She also continues to work as a licensed real estate agent. Martha is a Maine Maritime….
Lighting Safety – Exterior Lighting Plans and Considerations Maine is blessed with a special quality of life. It does not have the crime rates and urban violence found in some parts of the country, but some condominium and homeowner associations still recognize a need for security tools such as key fobs, Ring doorbell systems, cameras,….