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I would agree.

 

“Level One” is for code compliance

“Level Two” is a “second opinion”

 

 

 

David L. Fisher SE PE

Senior Principal

 

Fisher and Partners

372 West Ontario

Suite 301

Chicago 60654

 

312.622.0409 (m)

312.573.1701

312.573.1726 (f)

 

www.fpse.com

 

 

-----Original Message-----
From: sscholl2(--nospam--at)juno.com [mailto:sscholl2(--nospam--at)juno.com]
Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 10:32 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: Fees/Design review

 

I submit that there are different levels of design review. For example, the basic level of review is to determine if the design is adequate/safe to carry all of the various loads- live and dead plus wind and seismic.

Another level of review is more of value engineering to determine if a different system of framing or foundation or other things would be more cost effective. Also to see if the system shown will resist corrosion, be free of drainage problems, etc.

 

Stan Scholl, P.E.

Laguna Beach, CA



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