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Criterium-Cona Engineers is Office of the Month

Criterium-Cona Engineers is our Office of the Month for last month. John Cona, P.E. opened his affiliate office in the Denver area in June 2017. He has steadily and consistently built his business and is currently our #15 office in receipts. John set goals of continued expansion of his business—including the addition of a new….

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Ethan Field, P.E., Joins Criterium Engineers

Criterium Engineers is pleased to announce that Ethan Field, a licensed, Professional Engineer, recently joined the team as senior project engineer. Field has over seventeen years of building envelope consulting experience, working from the Boston area offices of two national firms. He most recently worked as a Senior Associate at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, and….

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Criterium-Sollie Engineers is Office of the Month

It’s with great pleasure that we announce Criterium-Sollie Engineers is our Office of the Month. Glenn Sollie, P.E. has become a “Go-To” Engineer for some of our national clients like Greenleaf Management for property condition assessments and environmental site assessments. With every project we work on with Glenn, he unfailingly provides great service, work products….

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What is a Capital Needs Assessment?

When building owners and property managers plan the financial future of their facilities, the quantitative tool most often chosen is the Capital Needs Assessment (CNA). A CNA creates a capital forecast of needed reserves to fund depreciating asset replacement and prioritize discovered deficiencies while providing a comprehensive document to justify lending requests. CNAs are often….

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Addressing Rising Incivility: Communities Promote the Civility Pledge

Blame it on COVID-19. Blame it on politics or the economy. Blame it on social media. Whatever is to blame, property managers have noted a rising temper at condo and homeowners association meetings this year. Maybe it will calm down in 2021 when a successful vaccine is widely distributed or when the nightly news doesn’t….

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Criterium-Pacific Engineers Opens Oahu-based Operations

Criterium-Pacific Engineers has begun operations in Honolulu, serving the island of Oahu and the entire state. John McLain, P.E., president of the firm, is a licensed, Professional Engineer with nearly 30 years’ experience as a civil engineer. The business is an independently owned and operated affiliate of Criterium Engineers, one of North America’s leading consulting….

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Criterium-McWilliam is Office of the Month

As one of this year’s top 10 Criterium offices, Criterium-McWilliam—based in Las Vegas—has delivered an impressive 33% growth in 2020. The McWilliam team was recently named Office of the Month among Criterium offices. Team members include Page Maquire, office manager; Betty Slocum, word processor; David Taylor, E.I., master inspector; and David DeValve, P.E., who work….

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Top 10 Condo Building Problems

Workmanship, Quality Control & Water… Probably because I have inspected thousands of condo buildings and their units for construction defects and other issues, I am often asked by both prospective condo buyers and property managers to name the most common problems found in new condo developments. Interesting enough, new condo buildings have more hidden problems….

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Fun Project: Local Humane Society’s New Facility 🐾

At Criterium Engineers, we’re a pet-friendly workplace and our employees are proud owners of cats, dogs, rabbits, chameleons, turtles, and many other well-loved critters. When our local humane society was purchasing a 24,000 square foot building and asked us to perform a property condition assessment and Phase 1 environmental site assessment, we were delighted to….

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