Kirk O'Brien

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Contractors and Building Envelope Consultants: Allies in Quality Construction

Many contractors we work with have corporate bylaws or internal due-diligence protocols in
place that require a third party to oversee building enclosure QA/ QC aspects of a project. Even when architects or developers have their own consultant on board, many ...

Topics: General Contractor, Building Envelope, Waterproofing Systems, Kirk O'Brien, Quality Assurance

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An Ounce of Prevention: How Building Envelope Consultants Can Prevent Future Problems, Litigation

“Waterproofing disasters can often be prevented with the stroke of a pen.”

Topics: Specialty Experts, Building Envelope, Waterproofing Systems, Architecture, Kirk O'Brien, Water Intrusion Investigation

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Five Common Architectural Waterproofing Design Mistakes

This is the first installment in a series of articles from our Building Envelope Group
addressing ways to improve practices in waterproofing design and construction.

Topics: Building Envelope, Waterproofing Systems, Architecture, Kirk O'Brien, Quality Assurance, Publications, Water Intrusion Investigation, Architecture Design Defect Analysis

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