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RE: When is an Architect or Engineer Required?

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CDT = Construction Documents Technologist

Another CSI "designation".

HTH,

Scott
Ypsilanti, MI


On Wed, 16 Jul 2003, Bill Polhemus wrote:

> This "consultant's" website indicates that they simply advise owners as to
> the reasons for roof leaking, assess if new roofing is needed, advise as to
> cost, etc. It seems like they skirt around the periphery. Ostensibly I don't
> see anything wrong with what they SAY they do--you don't have to be an M.E.
> to fix leaky pipes, a plumber will do.
>
> But then they have these guys with letters after their names, like CCS (I
> believe that's "certified construction specifier," a title bestowed by CSI),
> CDT (I have no idead what that means--"certified destructive tester?") and
> the like. No "AIA" and no "PE," that's for sure. The correspondence I have
> is signed "Joe Blow, CDT, Senior Consultant."
>
> It just smells.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis Wish [mailto:dennis.wish(--nospam--at)verizon.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2003 12:35 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: When is an Architect or Engineer Required?
>
>
> Chris,
> To add to your comments: I don't believe that the use of the term
> "facilities consultant" violates what the board would consider as a
> professional engineer.
>
>
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