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Success stories, market insights, best practices, and industry standards on Weather Controls® and weather risk in the construction industry and built environment

Weather Event and Schedule Delay Analysis in Construction

Principles to determine the impact of weather delays on construction projects Prepared by the Schedule Delay Analysis Standard Committee of the Construction Institute of ASCE, The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Schedule Delay Analysis, Standard...

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Weather Delay Standards for Construction Schedules

Principles to determine the impact of weather delays on construction projects Prepared by the Schedule Delay Analysis Standard Committee of the Construction Institute of ASCE, The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Schedule Delay Analysis, Standard...

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Construction Schedule Delay Analysis of Weather Events

Guiding principles to determine the impact of delays on construction projects Prepared by the Schedule Delay Analysis Standard Committee of the Construction Institute of ASCE, The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Schedule Delay Analysis, Standard...

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60% of cost overruns due to time delay, achieving productivities, and weather

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60% of Construction Cost Overruns Due to Delays, Productivity and Weather

60% of cost overruns due to time delay, achieving productivities, and weather According to one of the leading statistics companies on the internet, time delay, achieving productivities, and weather account for 60% of the root causes for cost overruns in construction...

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Avoidable Mistakes in Assessing Construction Weather Risk

“The only certainty is that nothing is certain.” -- Pliny the Elder, Roman scholar, 23-79 CE In the “The Flaw of Averages: Why We Understand Risk in The Face of Uncertainty,” author Sam L. Savage examines many of the “…common avoidable mistakes in assessing risk in...

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Flaw of Averages: Weather Risk Management in Construction

30-year historical averages for weather planning are not just usually wrong, but consistently wrong. In the “The Flaw of Averages: Why We Understand Risk in The Face of Uncertainty,” author Sam L. Savage shows how “…when we use single numbers to estimate uncertain...

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Weather Impacts Construction Greater Than Previously Estimated

Big data and cloud computing are revolutionizing business exposure to weather risk. In the Harvard Business Review, Risk Management article entitled “Severe Weather Threatens Businesses. It’s Time to Measure and Disclose the Risks,” authors Jean-Louis Bertrand and...

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Abnormal weather events present challenges, threats and risks to construction

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Actionable Intelligence About Weather Risk for Construction Executives

Abnormal weather events present challenges, threats and risks to construction In the Harvard Business Review, Risk Management article entitled “Severe Weather Threatens Businesses. It’s Time to Measure and Disclose the Risks,” authors Jean-Louis Bertrand and Miia...

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Caring for Personal Fall Arrest Systems after Rain Events

Critical for the life-safety of workers at height, fall protection systems must endure a broad spectrum of weather events, such as a precipitation events. Accordingly, weather and rain events can impact the integrity and functionality of fall protection systems,...

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Falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry, with 34% of fall deaths from roofs.

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How Weather Events Impact Fall Protection Systems

Falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry, with 34% of fall deaths from roofs. The U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA, www.osha.gov) publishes guidance document OSHA 3755-05 2015 – Protecting Roofing...

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