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….
2022 Impact Player Awards
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….
Micayla Brooks Joins the Criterium Team
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,….
Welcome Martha Page to Criterium!
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….
Shine a Light on Safety
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,….
Building Science: 101 Ventilation Best Practices
With winter approaching, I am often asked what cold-weather planning the building committee should be considering. Surprise is expressed when I suggest the condominium’s attics and their venting. It is true an attic only needs one tenth the ventilation in the winter than in the summer to control moisture buildup and temperature, but the wintertime….
Client Spotlight: Port Property
Our client Port Property recently acquired a multi-building portfolio of 180,000 square feet in the West Bayside neighborhood in Portland, Maine (pictured). The buildings represent a wide range of current uses and include a 420-space parking garage. The firm engaged with Criterium Engineers to perform commercial building inspections on all of the properties and cost….
Innovations Transform the Building Inspection Process
Emerging technology and innovation are continually transforming the building construction inspection process. Criterium Engineers evaluates and adopts appropriate new technologies to provide additional knowledge and information for our clients. Two inspection innovations in particular—the use of drones and thermal imaging—have been change drivers for Criterium Engineers in recent years, reaching areas that were previously unattainable….
Meet Kevin Schoffstall
Kevin Schoffstall recently joined the Criterium Engineers headquarters team as an Engineering Field Technician (EFT), based at Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Criterium Engineers has a Construction Engineering Services division with a large team of EFTs and engineers. Kevin has degrees in art and history. He has a diverse career which began as a small business owner….
2022 Enterprise Awards Presented at Criterium Engineers Conference
Criterium Engineers recently held its biennial conference in the Portland, Maine area. Our affiliate offices (franchises) from across North America as well as headquarters staff attended the event. At an awards banquet held during the event, the Enterprise awards were presented to nine affiliate offices. The criteria for the 2022 Enterprise Award have been updated….