When a site is being evaluated for development, the person responsible for developing the property would order a geotechnical assessment. The primary concern is the foundation and how to properly design the foundation for the building. For example, if builders do not put down the right type of slab ... Read More
What is a Geotechnical Assessment?
August 17, 2016 | John Baeringer Topics: Field Work, Site Evaluation
The LSSI vs. the LSA: Cleaning up Petroleum Contamination
June 17, 2016 | John Baeringer Topics: LSSI
Did you know there are ongoing initiatives that allow owners of sites impacted by petroleum contamination to apply for a site assessment by qualified environmental consultants? The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) is leading two different initiatives that will assess eligible ... Read More
Is Your Site Eligible for LSSI?
June 9, 2016 | John Baeringer Topics: LSSI
A petroleum discharge can affect the people who work on the site as well as the people who live in the surrounding area. As a result of possible hazards and health risks, the property values of contaminated areas may be affected due to the stigma attached to petroleum contamination. A site closure ... Read More
The Florida Springshed Initiative: Protecting Our Waters
May 26, 2016 | John Baeringer Topics: FDEP, Florida Springshed
The quality and health of Florida’s springs has a direct effect on the overall health of our environment, population and even our economy. The use of the land surrounding a spring – known as a springshed – can often have a direct effect on the health of the spring itself. Areas where sand or clay ... Read More
4 Steps to Responding to a Request For Proposal (RFP)
April 14, 2016 | John Baeringer Topics: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Responding to an RFP may seem overwhelming when dealing with potential clients who don’t know exactly what they need, or even what their problems are. Part of your job in responding to RFPs is to not only sell yourself, but to also explain why only you can provide the right solution. Read More