“Till Death Do Us Part”: Preventing a Facade and HVAC Divorce When It Comes to Air Barrier Performance

Avoid Catastrophic Mold and Moisture Problems in Hot, Humid Climates
Due to Air Barrier Standard Confusion

By George DuBose, CGC; Richard Scott, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP; and Donald B. Snell, PE, Cert. Mech. Contractor, CIEC

Deja Vu All Over Again: Risks for Moisture and Mold Problems in Modular Construction

May 30th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Building Failures, Building Products, Modular Construction, Peer Reviews, Projects Completed by Liberty, Wood Frame Construction|Comments Off on Deja Vu All Over Again: Risks for Moisture and Mold Problems in Modular Construction

First Do No Harm: Insights On Healthcare Construction Standard of Care While Serving As An Expert in a Negligent Death Claim

May 24th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Building Failures, Codification, Hospitals, Indoor Air Quality, Projects Completed by Liberty|Comments Off on First Do No Harm: Insights On Healthcare Construction Standard of Care While Serving As An Expert in a Negligent Death Claim

You Can’t Fake the Funk: After 25 Years of Consulting, Here are Three Forgotten Truths about Mold and Moisture Building Failures

May 18th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Building Failures, Climates, Humid Climates, Mold and Moisture, Problem Avoidance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on You Can’t Fake the Funk: After 25 Years of Consulting, Here are Three Forgotten Truths about Mold and Moisture Building Failures

Clash of the Titans: When Hotel Design and Construction Standards Cause Catastrophic Mold Problems

April 21st, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Climates, Design Deficiencies, Engineering, Humid Climates, Mold and Moisture, Outside Air, Problem Avoidance|Comments Off on Clash of the Titans: When Hotel Design and Construction Standards Cause Catastrophic Mold Problems

Liberty Building Forensics Group Experts to Speak at AIA National Convention in Orlando, FL.

April 20th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Building Envelope Failures, Building Failures, Cost Recovery, High Performance Buildings, Problem Avoidance, Seminars|Comments Off on Liberty Building Forensics Group Experts to Speak at AIA National Convention in Orlando, FL.

Brand Demands: Can These Be The Cause of Catastrophic Mold Problems?

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Climates, Engineering, Humid Climates, Mold and Moisture, Problem Avoidance|Comments Off on Brand Demands: Can These Be The Cause of Catastrophic Mold Problems?

Corporate Amnesia: How to prevent it from causing your next catastrophic mold and moisture building failure

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Building Envelope Failures, Building Failures, Case Study, Hotels/Hospitality, Humid Climates, Problem Avoidance, Projects Completed by Liberty|Comments Off on Corporate Amnesia: How to prevent it from causing your next catastrophic mold and moisture building failure

Outside Air Stubbed into Attic

April 11th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Building Failures, Design Deficiencies, Mold and Moisture, Outside Air, Ventilation|Comments Off on Outside Air Stubbed into Attic

“Alexa™, What Building Type Today has the Most Risk of Moisture and Mold Problems?”

March 9th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Building Failures, Concrete, Flooring|Comments Off on “Alexa™, What Building Type Today has the Most Risk of Moisture and Mold Problems?”