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Technical Articles
Testifying as a Percipient Witness in an Arbitration or Lawsuit
Architects and Engineers Involved in the Legal System

Your heart sinks when you are handed a subpoena commanding you to appear as a witness in a legal proceeding. It could be to attend a deposition, an arbitration hearing, or a courtroom trial before a judge. You are not being sued but are being called to testify because you are involved in some way or know something about the facts underlying the situation giving rise to a difference of opinion between two other parties.
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Send Me a Proposal! Proposals Are Often the Downfall of the Sales Cycle
By: Kimberly Kayler, CPSM

Back in the good old days, a firm hand shake or a number scribbled on a napkin would often suffice as the proposal stage. Today, however, beyond building relationships, it is essentially that you assemble a document that conveys your expertise, experience and professionalism in a mix that is a custom fit for this particular project. In fact, a recent survey of owners indicates that the proposal process is often when an effective sales process falls apart. However, with some changes in process, organization and attention to the final product, you too can increase your chance for success.
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Building Products Revue
Maxxon® Provides Proven Sound and Design Solutions for Today’s Upscale Lofts

WireWorks Lofts in St. Louis, Missouri is an upscale residential, office and retail complex that includes loft apartments, an on-site restaurant, bar and market. Located in the historic Lafayette Square, the five-building complex was a functioning factory for Western Wire Products up until only a few years ago.
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Simonton StormBreaker™ Plus Windows Provide Ultimate Hurricane Protection for Coastal Community
Located within walking distance of the Atlantic Ocean, sits the planned community of Ocean Keyes. Nestled on 50 acres in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, amenities abound in the gated community. Four clubhouses. Six swimming pools. Tennis courts and a fitness facility. Everything needed for a carefree lifestyle just minutes from the ocean.
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Case Studies     

File: Educational

• Phillis Wheatley Middle School
   Bridgeville, Delaware

• Lamar Institute of Technology, Multi-Purpose Building
   Beaumont, Texas

• Pope John XXIII High School & Gym
   Katy, Texas

• Hocking Hills Elementary School
   Logan, Ohio

• Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
   Terre Haute, Indiana

File: Hotel/Motel

• Western Executive Inn
   Billings, Montana

File: Medical

• St. Vincent Oncology Center
   Indianapolis, Indiana

• Stormont-Vail HealthCare New Surgery Addition & Renovation
   Topeka, Kansas

• Forest Canyon Endoscopy & Surgery Center
   Flagstaff, Arizona

• Adaptive Physical Development Facility, Yuba College
   Marysville, California

File: Office

• J. R. Ferche Office Building
   Rice, Minnesota

Specifiers Spotlight
The Belden Brick Company: From its inception in 1885 as the Diebold Fire Brick Company, Belden Brick has been synonymous with excellence in brickmaking. » Learn more

Stuc-O-Flex International, Inc. is a world leader in “Elastomeric Acrylic Finish” and Exterior Wall System technologies. » Learn more

Petersen Aluminum Corporation produces a complete line of metal roofing products. » Learn more

“SARGENT” continues to Raise the Bar of Excellence in meeting the need for higher security in today’s society. We continue to provide true innovative solutions to address the most demanding security applications through a coordinated combination of mechanical and electro-mechanical products. » Learn more

Duo-Gard Industries.: Ask for Duo-Gard Industries' new 2002 architectural catalog with detailed stats, drawings, and photos of high-performance polycarbonate technology for versatile daylighting strategies with superior aesthetics, economy, and energy efficiency. » Learn more

Panelfold has long been recognized as the innovative leader in the folding door, acoustical accordion folding partition and the operable and relocatable wall industry. » Learn more

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