2010 May

From the monthly archives:

May 2010


“I get the Milrose Consultant newsletter… it has a tremendous amount of valuable info. Once again this month’s article on the TR [Technical Report] application is a resource that clarifies my understanding as well as providing a tool to explain to others. Thanx!” Perkins Eastman Architects PC “I do like your newsletter.

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The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) recently announced that adoption of the 2009 editions of the following national model codes, as locally amended, has been delayed: International Building Code/2009 as the Building Subcode (N.J.A.C. 5:23-3.14) and Fire Protection Subcode (N.J.A.C. 5:23-3.17). National Standard Plumbing Code/2009 as the Plumbing

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To celebrate the fifth anniversary of The Milrose Consultant newsletter, we offer this retrospective of the top headlines and developments. 2006: May 2006 – Patricia J. Lancaster , Commissioner of New York City Department of Buildings, lays out a four-year blueprint to bring the city up to international standards, build

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According to Mayor Michael Pavia, the City of Stamford, Conn., will undergo some major personnel changes as early as July of this year. To close current and future budget gaps, the city will eliminate 119 positions, with just under 50 of the positions being full-time. The Office of Operations, which

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What’s the current applicable plumbing code for Philadelphia? And is it based on International or National Standard Plumbing Code like New York and New Jersey codes? We have a potential new project coming up in Philadelphia, a basic restaurant fit-out, and we’re trying to determine the number of required plumbing

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New York Cares’ Hands On New York Day mobilized 5,000 caring New Yorkers and raised more than $72,000 to give parks, gardens and community centers “a good spring greening” and make them ready for summer. On the Saturday after Earth Day, April 24, 2010, Milrose Consultants staff and family worked

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Madison Rosa, Directive 14 Code Specialist, attended a New York Society of Architects (NYSA) Technical Symposium on March 25. The topic was Environmental Consideration in Architectural & Engineering Practice and the Role of the NYC Mayor’s Office on Environmental Remediation. For certain re-zoned properties, New York City has an environmental

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Now in effect as of February 2010, Local Laws 58, 60, 63, and 64 of 2009 amend the Building Code in ways that may affect your buildings: Paint. By June 2, 2010, all building owners must complete a Certification of Compliance with Color Coding form, and painting of sprinkler and

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After five years in email and Portable Document Format (PDF), this May 2010 issue of The Milrose Consultant is our first to be published in Weblog format. Keep the Conversation Going. Blog technology makes our newsletter more interactive, more of a conversation with our trusted readers. “This newsletter is

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