Thursday, December 16, 2021
As we wrap this year, our last Building Blocks of 2021 covers the topic of defense against frivolous claims. Please see our December Issue and Happy Holidays!
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Why should you avoid extreme words? Why is it detrimental to your firm? These and more questions are answered in the November issue of Building Blocks where the topic of "extreme words" is covered.
Thursday, October 14, 2021
The October 2021 Newsletter risk management article focuses on a “time” related topic-“time of the essence.”
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Unfortunately, some project owners may engage an architect or engineer (A/E) to provide design services, but not construction administration. On the other hand, some project owners may engage an A/E for construction...
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Taking credit of the work of another architect, engineer, landscape architect, or interior designer is probably one of the most offensive act against a fellow design professional. Read my full article in the July Issue...
Monday, June 14, 2021
In the June Issue of Building Blocks, the fairness of this contract clause is reviewed.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Latin contractual terms occur in design professional agreements, so it's best to have an understanding of them. Read the April 2021 Building Blocks for more info.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Fast-Track Scheduling is not working overtime to meet a deadline in order to issue drawings and specifications for contractors to bid for a project. It is a scheduling technique. The March issue of Building Blocks...
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Building commission, a professional service for larger new or renovation projects, assists building owners in determining if their mechanical systems are operating as intended and in conformance with mandated...
Monday, January 18, 2021
Hazardous materials are always a concern, so this month we focus on HAZMATS in Renovation Projects.