Strategies to Select the Best Environmental Consultant

Environmental Site Assessment

When facing issues with environmental contamination and liabilities, the process of hiring the best environmental consultant is critical to your success. Firstly, it is essential to understand the roles of an environmental consulting company. To generalize, most of them revolve around performing due diligence projects for banks during property financing or are capable of carrying out remediation […]

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A Definitive Guide on Geotechnical Reports and Soil Testing Expenses

Geotechnical Engineering

Whether you are building a residential home, strip mall, multistoried office complex, bridge, or stadiums, it is important to find the condition of soil on which the foundation will be supported. That is why it is important to do the site investigation to know the condition of the soil. Once the soil investigation is complete, […]

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Phase 1 Environmental Assessment: Validity, Expiration and More

Environmental Site Assessment

This blog assumes that the reader is aware of what a phase 1 site assessment is. If not, visit our website for more details. In summary, while purchasing any sort of property or land, environmental due diligence in the form of phase one environmental is usually required by the lender for mortgage approval. A purchaser […]

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Property Condition Assessment and a Facility Condition Assessment – Are They Same?

Building Condition Assessment

Whether you are a lender or a property owner, a thorough understanding of the property is needed. A professional inspection company with prior experience can help. The Property Condition Assessment (PCA) and Facility Condition Assessment are very similar, but they are not the same. The objective nor the content of the two reports are not […]

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Phase II ESA Sampling Methods

Environmental Site Assessment

Phase II ESA’s are usually required after a Phase I ESA predicts REC. The purpose of a Phase II investigation is to analyze through testing and sampling if the predicted contaminants exist. Phase II ESA’s are relatively more expensive than Phase I and take a longer time to complete. So, if you’re the buyer of […]

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Tips for a Successful Phase II Environmental Site Assessment

Environmental Site Assessment

This blog assumes that the reader is aware of what a Phase I ESA is. If not, visit Phase I ESA on our website for more details. Most banks or lenders require a Phase I ESA before the buyer purchases any commercial or industrial properties. This helps them verify that there are no potential environmental […]

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Key Areas Where Quantity Surveyor Might be Helpful

Quantity Surveyor

What is a Quantity Surveyor? The Quantity Surveyor is a professional who works in the field of construction management by providing effective cost control for the project. A Quantity Surveyor is not a Land Surveyor or a Building Surveyor. Quantity Surveyor should have adequate knowledge about Engineering, Construction Design, and Architecture. Quantity Surveyors help their […]

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Commercial Building Inspections – Tips for Finding a Reliable and Competent Building Inspector

Building Condition Assessment

While selecting a reliable and competent Building Inspection Company, the following should be considered. A Building Condition Assessment objective is to outline physical deficiencies in that property and recommend repair and replacement cost. The Property Condition Assessment guide is ASTME_2018-15. Whether the inspection company is following the standard in preparing the report The Building Condition […]

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What Are Environmental Site Assessments and How Are They Prepared?

Environmental Site Assessment

Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment: It is comprised of a historical review, site reconnaissance, and interviews with relevant personnel before reporting. It is an evaluation of historical and current property use in order to find any potential contaminations that have or can occur. Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment: If Phase I environmental assessment has a […]

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What Are Geotechnical Services and How Do They Help?

Geotechnical Engineering

What is Geotechnical Engineering Geotechnical Engineering is a branch of Civil Engineering. Geotechnical engineering uses the principles of soil mechanics and rock mechanics to investigate the subsurface condition, which helps in the design of the foundation for structures. Geotechnical Engineers provide various services Geotechnical Investigation: Geotechnical Investigation involves the process of drilling boreholes, taking soil […]

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