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The Risks of a Failed Building Envelope

The Risks of a Failed Building Envelope

A building envelope is like the skin or shell of a structure. It is an essential part of the building structure that helps protect against external forces such as the weather. The envelope offers the first impression of the building's aesthetic appeal. If this shell is exposed, the framing and structures beneath become vulnerable.

In Need of a Construction Claims Consulting Firm?

In Need of a Construction Claims Consulting Firm?

As construction claims consultants, we specialize in dispute resolution. The expert advice that we provide is based on your specific circumstances, ensuring that we provide the right information to support you during every step of your claim.

Roofing FAQs

Roofing FAQs

If you’ve not hired a roofing contractor before, any sort of roofing project can seem a little daunting. Knowing what to expect can help to ease some of the worries that you may have and keep you feeling in control. 

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Contractor

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Contractor

Owning a home comes with a wide range of unique tasks and a lot of responsibility. Fortunately, a good general contractor can help you achieve all your home improvement goals. As a construction expert, your contractor will oversee your home improvement projects efficiently and properly. Some of the most important questions you need to ask to make the right decision include:

What Are the Essential Elements of a Construction Contract?

What Are the Essential Elements of a Construction Contract?

If you are planning a construction, one of your first priorities will be making sure that your contract is watertight. Your contract basically forms the blueprint for the whole project, defining who is involved, who is responsible for the work, how long it’s going to take and how much it’s going to cost. A great contract is written clearly and fairly and agreed with all parties before they sign on the dotted line.

Construction Management and Quality Control

Construction Management and Quality Control

Quality control in construction, also sometimes known as quality assurance or QA, is defined as being the processes or procedures that the contractor will engage in to ensure that the required quality of the project is met. A successful construction project will normally only be complete after the quality standards for the project set out by the owner have been met.

Construction Defects: What Are They, Why Do They Happen, and What to Do About Them

Construction Defects: What Are They, Why Do They Happen, and What to Do About Them

Generally, construction defects refer to a deficiency in the construction process – be that in design, materials, or workmanship – which leads to a failure in some aspect of the structure being built, and that causes damage to a person or property (financial or otherwise).

What’s Involved in Forensic Architecture Consulting?

What’s Involved in Forensic Architecture Consulting?

Forensic Architecture stands at the intersection of modeling and mystery. This field melds design and reconstructive modeling with the structure. Forensic architecture looks at potential failure mechanisms. The goal is to prevent failure or to uncover the truth and learn from it.

Core Consulting Group Spring Newsletter 2021

Core Consulting Group Spring Newsletter 2021

A quarterly newsletter containing all of the latest from the CORE Consulting Group. You'll find relevant articles, introductions to members of our team, and much, much more!

Navigating Construction Timelines and Schedules in Contracts

Navigating Construction Timelines and Schedules in Contracts

Time is an important element in any contract, but it is especially crucial when it comes to construction contracts. Construction delays are extremely common. In many instances, there is a very reasonable reason for the delay to occur. However, sometimes these delays are a result of poor planning or unexpected issues affecting the subcontractors