16 Feb '16, 2pm

Desperately Seeking Quality

Desperately Seeking Quality

It’s been quite a while since my last post. The good news is that the recession is over and business is good, leaving me little time to write these days. The bad news is that there is so much work going on, which, combined with a shortage of skilled labor, ends up with large knowledge and communication gaps that create problems in the field. This is not to say that we don’t see progress. To the contrary, the quality of work is consistently improving, and we are seeing more and more buy-in from project teams. However, being an impatient person by nature, I am frustrated from seeing some of the same problems in the field over and over again. Is anyone paying attention? On all new multifamily projects, one of the first tasks we undertake is to review the architectural plans to identify potential building envelope Exterior components of a house that provide protection from col...

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