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January/February 2002 Issue
January/February 2002                  
Technical Articles
Consequences of Late Completion
Liquidated Damages and Bonus Clauses In Construction Contracts

Owners and contractors alike can and usually will lose money when their construction projects take longer than expected.
An extended construction period will cost the contractor the daily cash value of continuing superintendence, security, temporary facilities such as site office, telephone, power, toilets, transportation, fencing, and possibly hoisting and scaffolding. Home office support services must also be continued. In addition there is the interest loss on delayed payments and retainage.

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Building Products Revue
Facility’s Demanding Environments Protected 
By StonCor Group

Emory University, a historical landmark of progressive education in the heart of downtown Atlanta, is one of the most established and respected research universities in the country. Over the past few years, Emory has enjoyed unprecedented growth in research support, as well as in faculty and student enrollment. 
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Historic St. Vincent’s Hall Receives Application of FIRM-FILL®
The doors of St. Vincent’s Hall, a 95-year old tribute to Collegiate Gothic Architecture standing at the center of Niagara University, a comprehensive liberal arts college located in Lewiston, New York, temporarily closed to students on December 19, 2000. The hall was closed to permit extensive and complicated renovations to modernize the interior floor and walls dating back to 1906.
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DCD Insights
Continuing Education And Certification Grows Throughout The Industry
By Kimberly Izenson, CPSM

While members of the design and construction communities scramble to get a share of the growing educational market, many are going back to school themselves as part of the increasing industry trend of certification, licensing and continuing education. Certification is the time-tested means of measuring a professional’s credentials; it sets the standard for architects, engineers, attorneys, and many other professionals.
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Case Studies     
File: Civic

• Pella Public Library
   Pella, Iowa

File: Educational

• Fox Valley Lutheran High School
   Appleton, Wisconsin

• Carvers Bay Middle & High Schools
   Georgetown, South Carolina

• Southlake Church & Christian Academy
   Huntersville, North Carolina

• Ferryway School
   Maldon, Massachusetts

 Knight Space Science Education Center & The Challenger Learning Center Of Arizona
   Peoria, Arizona

• Live 'n Learn SMILE Center, Inc.
   Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

• New Student Center, Clemson University
   Clemson, South Carolina

• Seminole Community College Oviedo Center
   Oviedo, Florida

• Hollenbeck Hall, Wittenberg University
   Springfield, Ohio

File: Medical

• Our Lady of Wisdom Skilled Nursing Facility
   New Orleans, Louisiana

File: Office

• HA•LO Corporate Headquarters
   Niles, Illinois

• Woodlands Two
   Columbia, Maryland

File: Recreational

• Skinner Family YMCA
   Jacksonville, Florida
Specifiers Spotlight
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The Belden Brick Company:
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