Author Archives: Steven J. O'Neill
BIM Coordination Dispute Architectural Record reports that XL Insurance recently settled a messy case arising out of the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) to design and construct a life sciences building at a major university. XL representatives would not … Continue reading
EPA Crowdsourcing lead paint enforcement in New England Crowdsourcing The practice of outsourcing a job or task that is traditionally performed by employees or a contracted company to a non-organized, usually large group of people, generally in the form of … Continue reading
The recently published Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies report titled Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA), projects annual growth slowing throughout the year to a 0.2% level. Learn more about the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies LIRA projections.
So a contractor gets a call from a frantic homeowner in Massachusetts. She pleads with the contractor to come out right away and fix something. She says it is an emergency! The CNN “Severe Weather Forecast” predicted more heavy snow and … Continue reading
“Legal Impact of the EPA Lead-Based Paint Repair Renovation & Painting (RRP) Rule” Effective April 2010, anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs painted surfaces in housing and child-occupied facilities built before 1978, must follow the RRP Rule. … Continue reading