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'Airing’ On The Side Of Caution

As urban revitalization proceeds at a steady pace and construction prices continue to escalate in cities where vacant parcels are all but nonexistent, many property owners and developers are finding that substantial profits can be made through major renovations of existing buildings. Renovation starts in some cities are at an all-time high and it has become commonplace for buildings originally built 100 or more years ago to now house luxury condos, Class-A offices, five-star hotels and even institutions such as universities and hospitals. Often, these major renovation projects take place in stages; one floor or area of a building at a time, while the rest of the building remains tenanted and profitable. With the renovation and operation of these older buildings, there comes with it an additional and sometimes heavy responsibility to assure clean, healthy indoor air is provided to tenants and occupants. The general public, legal community, state and…Log In to Read Full Article

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