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Andre Nembhard Joins Criterium Headquarters

Our newest Engineering Field Technician (EFT), Andre Nembhard, is based in the Tampa Bay, Florida area. As an EFT he supports our Construction Engineering Services division. His background is in quality assurance/quality control, surveying, and he is also a licensed drone pilot. In his downtime, Andre enjoys Tampa Bay Lightning games, live music, and quality….

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Jake Corley Joins Criterium

Jacob “Jake” Corley recently joined the Criterium Engineers’ team. He brings over twenty-five years’ experience in industrial maintenance to his position as an Engineering Field Technician in our Construction Engineering Services division. When not at work, you can find Jake on a golf course, under a classic car, or spending time with his family. A….

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How Safe Is Your Deck?

May is National Deck Safety Month® and your spring maintenance checklist should include a thorough inspection of your deck and railings. It’s important to ensure their safety before the outdoor entertainment season begins with family gatherings and neighborhood barbecues taking place on your deck. Here are a few items to consider as you check your….

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Offices of the Month: Criterium-Dotson Engineers and Criterium-Yancy Engineers

Congratulations to David Dotson, P.E. and David Yancy, P.E.—our most recent Offices of the Month. The duo and their Texas-based teams are being recognized in their fulfillment of two specific elements of the Criterium Vision: We succeed through collaboration across our network and our commitment to continuous improvement in our professional knowledge and performance. We….

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Client Spotlight: Maine Solar Solutions

On ☀️Solar Appreciation Day, Criterium Engineers 📐 celebrates our clients at Maine Solar Solutions, based in Freeport. Criterium provides structural evaluations for solar installation on residences and commercial buildings. . . . #solar #solarpower #solarenergy #energy #renewableenergy #solarpanels #solarpowered #gosolar #MaineSolarSolutions #structuralengineer #freeportmaine #structuralengineering #engineering #criteriumengineers #weknowbuildings

Sarah Lafortune Joins Criterium Engineers

Sarah Lafortune recently joined Criterium Engineers. She joins our Operations/CES team as a project assistant working part-time supporting report distribution, project set up, and overall project administration. She’s also helping with staff travel arrangements. Sarah is a University of New England graduate Her background includes many years as an elementary school teacher, as well as a….

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Sound Off: Noise in Communities

Good friends of mine just retired and decided to move into an upscale condominium community. I asked if it was difficult to adjust to downsizing after leaving the “big” house, and interestingly enough, I was told the size of the living space was not the problem, it was difficult to adjust to the surrounding sounds…..

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Client Spotlight: Gulf of Maine Research Institute

GMRI Preserves Historic Working Waterfront Wharf The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) recently purchased the Union Wharf property (pictured) in Portland’s Old Port district to protect and preserve working waterfront access. As part of that sale, Criterium Engineers performed enhanced commercial building inspections for a series of more than 50,000 square feet of warehouses,….

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Welcome Jake Bergeron

Criterium Engineers is pleased to announce that Jake Bergeron — who has been an intern with the company since June 2020—recently joined the Sales & Marketing team as a Business Analyst. He first joined us as Risk Management & Insurance Intern in 2020. In early 2021, he moved to the Sales & Marketing team—first as….

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Reserve Studies vs. Condition Assessment

Q: Over the past few months, I’ve heard a lot of discussion about reserve studies and condition surveys. Are these the same, and, if not, how do they differ, and why and when should our association obtain one? A: This is a great question because it is not asked often enough. I cannot count the number….

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