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Embracing Sustainable Innovation – Green Management Trends

Vermont condominium associations face unique challenges in areas like technology implementation, shrinking their carbon footprints, and conserving energy, all in shifting toward today’s world focus on environmental awareness. As the planet becomes more eco-friendly, associations need to keep up with current trends to ensure sustainable growth and management of condo communities across the Green Mountain….

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Enhancing Construction Projects with Construction Engineering Services

Enhancing Construction Projects with Construction Engineering Services As the construction industry continues to evolve, the importance of construction engineering and quality assurance cannot be overstated. At Criterium-Dudka Engineers, we specialize in providing comprehensive construction engineering services that ensure the success and longevity of construction projects. From quality assurance to building envelope commissioning, our team is….

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Spring Renewal: Navigating Essential Property Plans and Grounds Maintenance

As the cold clutch of winter finally releases its grip, Vermont’s scenery undergoes a rebirth, exposing the scars left by the harsh season. For Vermont associations, spring’s arrival signals a vital period to tackle the damage inflicted on community properties over the winter months – from soil erosion, storm drainage systems, retaining walls, pavement, walkways,….

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Lower Insurance Costs & Reduce Risks – Leveraging Professional Engineering

Homeowner groups play a big part in preserving and improving property values, ensuring community wellness, and protecting residents’ interests. In Vermont, where postcard-perfect scenery meets the challenges of unpredictable weather and natural disasters, these groups face unique risks and need a proactive, professional approach. A qualified engineer can impact a group’s ability to reduce insurance….

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Condo Damage Resilience

Maine’s unofficial motto, “The way life should be,” has taken on new meaning, according to the Wall Street Journa and Realtor.com. The Winter 2023 Emerging Housing Market Index reported that in October, Maine was nationally ranked as the most popular metro area for luxury condo buyers in the third quarter of 2023. This index was….

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Construction Projects-The Engineer & Association Partnership

A quiet neighborhood had a bit of a crisis on their hands recently. The local homeowner association (HOA) decided it was time to replace the building envelope siding of their beloved club­house building. To pinch pennies, the HOA hired a contractor to handle the work without consulting a licensed engineer or architect. At first, everything….

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National Radon Action Month 2024

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on radon, a silent intruder that might be affecting the air you breathe. In this post, we’ll unravel the mysteries surrounding radon, its potential health risks, and the crucial steps to protect your home and loved ones. What is Radon? Radon is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas that originates….

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Building Inspections: A Grateful Reflection

As we approach the close of another year, it’s a good time to look back at how building inspections have quietly shaped the stability of our homes, businesses, and communities. In residential inspections, our dedicated engineers meticulously inspect every system to ensure the safety and comfort of your home. We extend our appreciation to our….

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The Top 10 Construction Forensic Services Companies: Criterium-Dudka Engineers Earns Recognition

Criterium-Lalancette & Dudka Engineers proudly announces its sister office, Criterium-Dudka Engineers, has received recognition as one of the Top 10 Construction Forensic Services Companies by Construction Business Review. Criterium-Dudka Engineers has received this prestigious acknowledgment due to their expertise in addressing complex water infiltration and building deterioration challenges across various property types, including suburban condominiums,….

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Pickleball: One Way to Repurpose Underutilized Assets

Is your HOA looking to repurpose underutilized assets? Here’s is an engineer’s perspective on one way to utilize the tennis courts on your property and once again make them an asset for residents. The article takes a fun look at a fast-growing sport that may be a good fit for your community association. An Addictive….

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