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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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Eide Bailly & 179D: Client Spotlight

Eide Bailly, one of the top 25 certified public accounting firms in the nation with more than 40 offices in 14 states, engages with Criterium Engineers corporate headquarters to perform a specific type of engineering analysis. Our licensed, Professional Engineers, work with Eide Bailly on Section 179D building energy efficiency tax deduction calculations for their….

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Criterium Engineers Named as One of the 2020 Best Places to Work in ME

Criterium Engineers has been selected as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Maine! This awards program is a project of the Maine State Council of the Society for Human Resources Management (MESHRM) and Best Companies Group. This recognition is an incredible honor and is especially meaningful knowing that it was earned in….

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Get Ready for Climate Change

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….

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Criterium-Hardy Engineers is Office of the Month

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….

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Hunter Griffiths Joins Criterium Engineers

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,….

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Client Spotlight: The Independent in Austin

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….

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Your Roof: 8 Things to Consider!

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….

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