Many state architectural licensing boards and AIA membership requires continuing education credits each year. The number of required credits is less than 1% of the annual work hours - slightly more than two eight-hour days total time required for..
Just because a manufacturer offers a warranty, are you certain the specifications should require the warranty? There are many factors to consider that affect the Owner's rights and remedies for correcting work completed under a construction contract...
What are the common types needed for virtually every commercial building? Metal stud deflection tracks accommodate movement, both vertical and lateral. Do you know what criteria govern the track selection? Do you know the questions to ask? Learn what..
What are those Commodity Specifications referenced by the building codes? AWPA U1 referenced by the code specifies wood preservative treatments by application, exposure, and type of wood product. Know what the terms mean to be sure you get the intended..
Is your definition of plywood and the woodworker's definition the same? Why is it MDF or particleboard? The term plywood does not define a panel construction and performance. It is critical to understand the available cores and specify the right one to..