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
Check out these 5 Before & After restoration projects our team has provided services for, including restoration, historic preservation, overclad and reclad consulting.Read More
15 years after the terrorist attacks, Vidaris is reflecting on the revitalization in lower Manhattan and the reconstruction of the World Trade Center. We invite you to look into some of the moments that have shaped this project for us.Read More
Energy Codes set minimum efficiency requirements for newly constructed buildings, providing energy savings and emissions reductions over the life of a building. It gets even more complicated when you realize that the Energy Code is really two codes in one: NYS/NYC Energy Conservation Code or ASHRAE 90.1 bound in a national model code (IECC).Read More