Catherine Bobenhausen, CIH, CSP, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Industrial Hygienist at Vidaris, Inc., will be speaking at Living Future 2017 in Seattle, Washington on May 19th. Known as the leading event for regenerative design, Catherine will be joining Susan Kaplan of HLW, Lisa Britton of Industrial Louvers and Joel Todd of HPDC in a session that discusses the hot topic of material health. The below interview was crafted for/by Living Future 2017, and can be viewed here.Read More
Vidaris knows planes, trains and automobiles – from airport terminals, bus depots, major subway stations and maintenance facilities - we’ve helped our clients overcome some pretty big challenges. That’s why we’re super excited about the USGBC’s announcement of the LEED O&M – Transit pilot rating system.Read More
1. What is FISP?
FISP, previously named Local Law 11/98, stands for Facade Inspection Safety Program.
It requires all buildings over 6 stories tall to undergo a periodic inspection where a licensed professional engineer or registered architect looks at ALL exterior walls and appurtenances (appurtenances include, but are not limited to, exterior fixtures, flagpoles, signs, parapets, railings, copings, guard rails, window frames [including hardware and lights], balcony enclosures, window guards, window air conditioners, flower boxes and any equipment attached to or protruding from the façade.)Read More