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.
ASTM International (founded in 1898 as the American Society for Testing and Materials) comprises a worldwide body of 30,000 volunteer experts and professionals, serving more than 140 committees, that produce 12,000 technical standards promoting safety, quality, and consumer confidence.
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
In the construction defects litigation arena, there are expert witnesses who rely upon inactive license(s) as a qualifying foundation for their testimony. This brief explores potentially limiting parameters of this practice.
These strict procedural requirements are described in Mr. Haughton’s Declaration filed in federal court on behalf of homeowner Janet Summerfield in her cross-complaint against the City of San Bernardino.
Even though trip-and-fall injuries at parking space wheel stops continue to occur throughout California (and the nation), parking facility owners, managers, and even licensed architects and engineers often are reluctant to remove them…