Creating Electrical Device Styles

CAD Shack

Autodesk Building Systems comes with quite a bit of predefined electrical symbology that covers most electrical design needs, but chances are you will need to customize or create devices for your company’s needs. To do this, understanding electrical device styles is a must.

Revit OpEd: Parameter Related Post Summary

Revit OpEd

Posts from 2005. 2005) What are parameters and why should I care? 2005) Sharing Parameters - An Overview. 2005) Shared Parameters - Part 3. 2005) Shared Parameters - Part 4. 2005) Making a Shared Parameter File. 2005) When is an Instance really a Type? 2005) Ignore Good Advice. ► 2005. (73). ► December 2005. (7). ► November 2005. (14). ► October 2005. (13). ► September 2005. (13).

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Construction Jobs Growing in Texas & Louisiana

ProCore

Texas recently ranked 2nd in the US in job creation, with construction jobs posting the biggest gain since 2005. Texas and Louisiana both delivered strong construction job growth at the close of 2015.

constructionattorneyblog: Piercing the corporate veil; attorneys fees

Construction Lawyer Blog

contract » December 19, 2005. 2005 WL 3445993, Dec. 16, 2005). December 19, 2005 in litigation | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago. He is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981.

constructionattorneyblog: No right of contribution in copyright case

Construction Lawyer Blog

Repercussions of Architects failure to meet continuing education requirements » October 25, 2005. 17, 2005) held that there was no right to contribution under the Copyright Act. October 25, 2005 in copyright | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago.

constructionattorneyblog: Waivers of liens: fraud

Construction Lawyer Blog

New York allows contractual indemnification » September 22, 2005. In re Christensen , 2005 WL 1941231 (Aug. 12, 2005). September 22, 2005 in litigation | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago. He is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981.

Scheduling In ABS

CAD Shack

One of the most powerful tools in ABS is scheduling. Using a predefined schedule is easy, but figuring out how that schedule works and how to customize it is not. I hope to answer those questions in this article. How does it work? Objects in ABS possess sets of properties specific to that object.

constructionattorneyblog: Design Delegation

Construction Lawyer Blog

Mediator barred from testifying » July 25, 2005. The July 22, 2005 Business Review has an interesting article on design delegation by architects. July 25, 2005 in news | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago. He is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981.

Emergency Shelter Design

Green Home Building

At the request of some NGO's assisting in the housing relief effort in the wake of the recent earthquake in Pakistan, Owen Geiger and I have collaborated on a simple earthbag emergency shelter concept that could be built with minimal tools and supplies.

constructionattorneyblog: California: No contractual jury waiver

Construction Lawyer Blog

Termination of contract bars arbitration » August 05, 2005. The California Supreme Court, on August 4, 2005, in Grafton Partners v. August 05, 2005 in arbitration , litigation , news | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago.

How to Build a Small Earthbag Dome

Green Home Building

I recently received an email from a gentleman in Pakistan expressing interest in dome technology for building earthquake-resistant housing in that country. The massive earthquake a few weeks ago leveled thousands of homes, and the government is looking for ways to rebuild in safer ways.

Supreme Court rules that property can be taken for development

Construction Lawyer Blog

California: expert can seek equitable contribution from law firm » June 23, 2005. On June 23, 2005, the United States Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, ruled that a city can take a persons home for a development project aimed at revitalizing a depressed local economy, according to Reuters. June 23, 2005 in news | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo.

constructionattorneyblog: Supreme Court Revisits Prima Paint

Construction Lawyer Blog

Supreme Court rules that property can be taken for development » June 21, 2005. On June 20, 2005, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear the Florida case of Buckeye Check Cashing Inc., June 21, 2005 in arbitration , litigation , news | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago.

5 Things You Didn’t Know about 179D

Construction Business Owner

In 2005, Congress enacted the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to reduce commercial energy consumption in the Unites States. This legislation has many pieces, but one of the biggest incentives is the Energy-Efficient Commercial Building Deduction, or 179D. Every eligible company should claim this powerful incentive, but businesses are not always aware of it, even though the incentive has been in effect for over a decade

constructionattorneyblog: Arbitrator's Change of Award Upheld

Construction Lawyer Blog

No Interlocutory Appeal for Order to Mediate » June 14, 2005. Sholar Group Architects (June 13, 2005). June 14, 2005 in arbitration , litigation , news | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago. He is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981.

constructionattorneyblog: Mold White Paper Issued

Construction Lawyer Blog

Arbitrators Change of Award Upheld » June 13, 2005. On June 6, 2005, the Mortgage Bankers Association issued a white paper on mold : Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) releases its Mold White Paper to the public - Mold: Steps Toward Clarity. June 13, 2005 in news | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago.

Sustainable Housing Relief

Green Home Building

Earthbag Building

Green Home Building

I have been anxiously awaiting my review copy of Earthbag Building: The Tools, Tricks and Techniques by Kaki Hunter and Donald Kiffmeyer for quite some time, and am pleased to now have the chance to review it.

Sustainable AID Center in South Africa

Green Home Building

For the past twelve years Joe Kennedy has been intimately involved in creating sustainable settlements in South Africa, trying to create models of dwellings that could serve the poor.

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Mexican Remodel Complete

Green Home Building

As we are preparing to return to the U.S. for awhile, I want to show you how the completed remodelling project turned out on the little house we rented in Bernal, Mexico. In my last post I described how I created a roof over the open patio/courtyard.

Transforming a Mexican House

Green Home Building

We have rented a little house in Bernal, Mexico, a town best known for the magnificent solid rock outcropping that serves as its backdrop.

A visit to Karacadir

Green Home Building

When we recently passed through San Miguel de Allende in Mexico, we wanted to connect with Andy Watson and Dorothy Gerhart, who run Karacadir, a sustainable development learning center.

New Poster and Art Print Pages at GHB

Green Home Building

I have just spent an enjoyable several days pouring over the thousands of posters and art prints available at allposters.com to post the most pertinent and beauftiful ones for your viewing pleasure at www.greenhomebuilding.com.

Mexican Architecture

Green Home Building

As we travel around Mexico in our little motorhome I have been reflecting on the diversity of architectural styles that are evident. There is much history upon which modern Mexico is laid, from the rich legacy of colonial churches to the traditions of the indigenous inhabitants that has persisted.

Repercussions of Architect's failure to meet continuing education

Construction Lawyer Blog

Piercing the corporate veil; attorneys fees » December 15, 2005. December 15, 2005 in news | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago. He is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981.

constructionattorneyblog: New York allows contractual indemnification

Construction Lawyer Blog

No right of contribution in copyright case » October 21, 2005. October 21, 2005 in insurance , litigation | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago. He is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981.

constructionattorneyblog: Copyright -- World Trade Center

Construction Lawyer Blog

Airport Design team sues Atlanta » August 15, 2005. According to an article in the New York Times , August 11, 2005, a copyright suit against two of the designers of the new World Trade Center, Skidmore Owings and Merrill and David Childs, will be allowed to continue. August 15, 2005 in copyright , news | Permalink. Tracked on December 14, 2005 at 06:55 PM. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo.

Housing boom leads to copyright litigation increase

Construction Lawyer Blog

Waivers of liens: fraud » August 22, 2005. August 22, 2005 in copyright | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago. He is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981.

constructionattorneyblog: Architect can't profit from wrongful conduct

Construction Lawyer Blog

Housing boom leads to copyright litigation increase » August 19, 2005. " August 19, 2005 in litigation , news | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago. He is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981.

constructionattorneyblog: Airport Design team sues Atlanta

Construction Lawyer Blog

Architect cant profit from wrongful conduct » August 18, 2005. August 18, 2005 in litigation , news | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago. He is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981.

BuiltEnvironment: This blog's fate.

BuiltEnvironment

Back in business » 16 July 2005. Posted by: Internet Marketing, SEO Expert | 27 October 2005 at 04:03 AM. BuiltEnvironment. Random thoughts about marketing professional services for the "built environment" (architecture, engineering, planning, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental science, construction services). « Holiday greetings! This blogs fate. Hello, everyone. Im sorry there have been no postings for some time, but theres a reason.

constructionattorneyblog: Termination of contract bars arbitration

Construction Lawyer Blog

Copyright -- World Trade Center » August 08, 2005. August 08, 2005 in arbitration , litigation | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago. He is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981.

Anchors Away!

CAD Shack

Here’s a tool that probably is over looked by most people new to ABS. That tool is anchors. Anchors are pretty much self descriptive. They are used to anchor one object or entity to another. When an object is anchored a host object, movements of the host trigger identical movements in the object.

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constructionattorneyblog: Email -- Be careful what you write

Construction Lawyer Blog

California: No contractual jury waiver » August 02, 2005. August 02, 2005 in litigation | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago. He is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981.

Registering Copyright as Prerequisite for filing suit

Construction Lawyer Blog

Email -- Be careful what you write » August 01, 2005. August 01, 2005 in copyright | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago. He is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981.

The Top 5 Reasons to Switch to ABS

CAD Shack

What’s so great about Autodesk Building Systems? Why should I walk away from a proven product like AutoCAD, when I have so much invested in it? These are very valid questions that many CAD Managers and Owners are asking themselves lately. Of course the answer can be different for everyone of them depending on individual needs and uses of the software, but I would like to offer up what I see as the big ticket items that make ABS so appealing.

Supreme Court Nominee's Construction Decisions

Construction Lawyer Blog

Watch for Bank Shield Laws in Dealing with Lenders » July 22, 2005. July 22, 2005 in news | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago. He is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981.