This seminar is designed for project manager, presidents and vice presidents, contractors, subcontractors, developers, principals, architects, engineers, property owners and managers, insurance professionals, consultants, real estate agents, and attorneys.
This seminar is designed to give attendees a comprehensive overview of the most current legal and scientific developments and issues involving mold. The seminar will help then understand what mold is, how it develops, how it affects humans and what can and should be done when conditions conducive to mold development occur. Information will also be presented on finding ways to mitigate the problem and solutions to control the costs of assessment, remediation and restoration.
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
I. Diagnosing And Remediation Mold And Moisture Problems In
A. Mold Basics
B. Diagnostic Techniques
C. Remediation Guidelines
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. [Lunch (On Your Own) 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.]
II. Legal Claims Arising Out Of Mold And Water Problems
A. Threshold Legal Questions To Determine If An Owner Has A Case
1. When Did You First Discover The Problem?
2. What Has Been Done To Date?
3. Are There Any Health Related Issues?
B. Initial Steps To Preserve The Clientís Rights
C. Identifying Potentially Responsible Parties
D. Investigating The Scope And Cause Of The Problem
E. Analysis Of Potential Causes Of Action
F. Common Damages From Water Intrusion
G. What To Do When Mold Is Present
H. Remediation Of Property Damage And Mold
I. Common Hurdles To Resolving The Case
J. Litigating The Water Intrusion/Mold Case
2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
III. Preventing The Mold Problems: Critical Construction Details
A. Basics Of Moisture Protection
B. Good Construction Practices And Common Errors: Detailing The Moisture Protective Envelope
1. Brick Veneer
2. Lap Siding
3. Vinyl Siding
4. EIFS And DEFS
C. Weaknesses In Code Requirements And Enforcement
D. Solutions: Practical Quality Control Programs And Training
3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
IV. Panel Discussion/Questions And Answers