Most moisture problems can be diagnosed by looking at the condition and asking how much water it took to create that problem. Solving the problem amounts to asking where that amount of water could have come from and where it should go.
Consider a three-story, fully fire-sprinklered, 1-hour fire-rated, wood-framed Type V Group R-1 hotel building constructed under either the International Building Code (IBC) or the California Building Code
Sign up to join AVELAR’s Senior Construction Consultant Antony Mills speak at the American Society of Professional Estimators June meeting on June 29th, 2022 12p-1pm.
We are excited to announce that our director Meagan Svendsen has been elected as President of Westcon Construction Consultants Board of Directors. This is a proud moment for us and Meagan. The Westcon organization is a non-profit association of expert construction consultants with diverse backgrounds promoting
With 46 years in business, AVELAR heavily invests in continuing education for our team to analyze and study the continued changes in this evolving field. We are so proud of Bill Weber, GC,CR,CIEC,CMRS, Principal & Senior Consultant, for recently earning his Indoor Environmental Consultant certification. (CIEC)
In 1999, renowned Canadian consultants Donald Hazleden and Paul Morris presented a seminal paper, “Designing for durable wood construction: the 4Ds”, that summarized the 4 D’s (deflection, drainage, drying, and durable – aka, decay-resistant – materials) of successful wall design.