The problem of mold in buildings is one that no building owner or manager can afford to ignore. Mold has been suggested as one of the possible factors in so-called “Sick Building Syndrome.” What conditions create mold in buildings? Mold typically reproduces by means of airborne spores. These spores are always present in the air…..
How Baseball Cards Led to the NBA and a Harvard MBA Podcaster Tom DuFore, CEO of Big Sky Franchise interviews leading entrepreneurs, executives, and experts who share their misses, makes, and multipliers. His Multiply Your Success podcast this week features David Leopold, president of Criterium Engineers. Did you ever collect baseball or trading cards? Did….
Maine’s license plate says ‘Vacation Land’. This summer more than ever the return of the snowbirds will be an increased challenge for the many condo communities in those areas most popular to tourists. Maine has a significant population of condominiums along its rocky coast and mountainous regions serving as primary or secondary homes for bi-latitude….
Commercial Building Inspection (CBI) or Property Condition Assessment (PCA) Large corporations, real estate investment trusts, and individual investors purchase commercial real estate (CRE). As part of the pre-purchase due diligence process—often required by lenders—Criterium Engineers offers two key types of commercial building pre-purchase inspections to guide our clients through that process. Not only are these….
A Monumental Community Project Criterium Engineers’ affiliate offices—located across the country—are dedicated to making their communities better places to live. Criterium-Jagiasi Engineers was selected as our Office of the Month for June. The office was recognized for a monumental and unusual community project for a Hindu Temple in Hockessin, Delaware. Owner/president Anil Jagiasi is a….
Criterium Engineers is delighted to be part of a futuristic, LEED-certified, high-rise construction development in Houston’s iconic Uptown District called Aspire Post Oak. The project is being built by The Dinerstein Companies (TDC), one of the nation’s largest developers of multi-family and student housing communities. TDC engaged with Criterium to provide Building Envelope/Waterproofing, Third Party….
Dustin Williams, P.E., received the Criterium Engineers Office of the Month award for May, for his responsiveness, adaptability, professionalism and competence, all qualities of a strong leader. The Office of the Month award also includes a cash award. Dustin Williams exemplifies all of those qualities, especially in this COVID-19 environment where serving our clients and….
“All Things Franchising” Show – Guest: David Leopold, President of Criterium Engineers Leopold talks about the history of Criterium Engineers and explains the franchise process. Host: Linda Ballesteros of All Things Franchising and also the owner of Mpower Franchise Consulting
A New Dawn for Condominiums: Community Solar Farms There is some good solar power news for Maine’s condominium and HOA communities. We have spoken in past articles of the unfortunate political restraints on the development of renewable energy sources in Maine by the prior Governor Paul LePage administration. Things have changed with two new solar….
Coronavirus Webinar for HOAs: Your Buildings & the Coronavirus Managing a building in the coronavirus world is a new challenge. Criterium Engineers, building experts who have evaluated over 850,000 buildings across the U.S. and Canada in more than 60 years in business, presents this coronavirus webinar (YouTube format) for HOA managers and board members to….