Has Coastal Zone Hotel Construction Become the Twilight Zone for Mold & Moisture Control?

May 26th, 2017|Categories: Building Failures, Climates, Design Deficiencies, Engineering, Hidden Risks of Green Buildings, Hotels/Hospitality, Problem Avoidance, Projects Completed by Liberty|Comments Off on Has Coastal Zone Hotel Construction Become the Twilight Zone for Mold & Moisture Control?

The Top 3 Things I Learned At This Year’s AIA National Conference on Architecture

May 19th, 2017|Categories: Building Failures, Design Deficiencies, Green Buildings, Hidden Risks of Green Buildings, High Performance Buildings, Projects Completed by Liberty, Publications|Comments Off on The Top 3 Things I Learned At This Year’s AIA National Conference on Architecture

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

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

Water Intrusion Intersecting SOWs

April 11th, 2017|Categories: Building Failures, Design Deficiencies, Mold and Moisture, Outside Air|Comments Off on Water Intrusion Intersecting SOWs

When HVAC Systems, Building Envelopes and Climate Collide: Avoiding Disaster

February 10th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Building Envelope Failures, Building Failures, Design Deficiencies, Mold and Moisture|Comments Off on When HVAC Systems, Building Envelopes and Climate Collide: Avoiding Disaster

New Products and New Procedures can Often Result in the Same Old Problems

February 10th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Building Failures, Building Products, Design Deficiencies, Engineering, Mold and Moisture|Comments Off on New Products and New Procedures can Often Result in the Same Old Problems

[Infographic]: Four Factors that are Common to Most IAQ Problems

January 24th, 2017|Categories: Design Deficiencies, High Performance Buildings, Humid Climates, Indoor Air Quality, Infographics|Comments Off on [Infographic]: Four Factors that are Common to Most IAQ Problems

[Infographic]: Common Key Issues that are Attributed to Building Failures Blog

January 20th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Building Failures, Design Deficiencies, Infographics, Problem Avoidance|Comments Off on [Infographic]: Common Key Issues that are Attributed to Building Failures Blog

Common Sense but Not Common Practice

December 13th, 2016|Categories: Building Design, Building Failures, Design Deficiencies, Engineering, Peer Reviews, Problem Avoidance|Comments Off on Common Sense but Not Common Practice