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Re: BORPELS and residential room additions

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Well that is not what would happen.  In reality, there would simply be far fewer
residential additions built (because people could not afford our fees), thus
fostering a depression in construction, resulting in a decrease in our work.  One
other possibility would be that these additions would simply be built without any
I am sure that if you were the one being "fried", you would have a different
opinion.  This engineer may indeed be deprived of his source of income, not only
affecting him, but his family.  Whoever this engineer is, let us not forget that he
is a real person, not some textbook case example.


Lew Midlam wrote:

> Let BORPELS 'fry' the civil engineer, and in so doing, set a precedent
> that the design activities identified by the consultant are *required*
> in order to not be incompetent.  The result will be that *every* project
> will have a minimum fee of $5,000 and all the structural engineers in
> California will get rich.
> Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
> Lew Midlam, PE