Domestic Water Quality and Distribution System Remediation in an Institutional Facility

Located in the heart of Appalachian coal mining country, this facility is a multi-story, steel, concrete, and brick structure. For the majority of the building’s 20+ year life, operations and maintenance personnel have received occupant complaints about the building’s poor water quality. Water quality complaints included visual discoloration and taste. Comprehensive water quality tests were… Read More

Navigating Fire Codes in Repairs, Renovations, Alterations, Modifications, and More

Renovating a facility is a complex undertaking. Properly communicating the project design to clients, contractors, and authorities is the goal. Even the generic term “Renovating” can be incorrect for particular projects. Defining appropriate building code and life safety terminology begins with model building codes and standards. These model building codes and standards are adopted by States… Read More