Gale Flags Are Flying! Is your condo or HOA ready for a climate change future? Currently we are in the middle of a hurricane season predicted to be one of the worst in recent times in terms of both frequency and severity of future storms. Prior to June when the hurricane season started, Maine’s Superintendent….
The versatility, “can-do” attitude, and diligent efforts of office principal Kyle Hardy, P.E. and his brother Ross Hardy, R.S. (office manager/reserve specialist), were noted in Criterium-Hardy Engineers‘ selection as Office of the Month (August 2020). Kyle Hardy purchased the St. Louis, Missouri-based office in 2014 from an existing affiliate/franchisee who had been in business since….
Hunter Griffiths recently was hired as Junior Project Engineer at Criterium Engineers. As part of the engineering team, Hunter will be supporting commercial and residential energy and modeling projects, commercial real estate inspections, and other engineering projects. Hunter graduated in May from the University of Maine with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. This summer,….
We recently celebrated #skyscraperday and we are thrilled to share this new project we have been working on in Austin, TX. The Independent is a residential skyscraper and is the tallest building in the city at 690 ft tall and 58 stories. It also happens to be the tallest residential tower in Texas! We have been….
If your house, condominium or commercial office building is like most built in the last 50 years, it probably has a sloped roof with one of the following roofing materials: composition shingles composite tile cement or clay tile wood shingles metal roofing Each type of roofing has its unique characteristics. However, there are also some….
The Centurion Foundation, Inc.’s MultiCare Health System properties in Washington State The Centurion Foundation, Inc., a non-profit based in Atlanta, GA, provides real estate development and financing solutions to non-profit health care providers. The Foundation recently engaged with Criterium Engineers to perform property condition assessments (PCA) at four of the newly constructed MultiCare Health System….
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….