WWSHD: What Would Sherlock Holmes Do? (Advice for Consultants)

Mark Haas has another great post up at the Institute for Management Consultant’s Daily Tips for Consultants blog. In it, he compares the work of consultants to that of detectives, prompting the invocation of the world’s most famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. When asking What Would Sherlock Holmes Do? Haas came up with the following … Continue reading WWSHD: What Would Sherlock Holmes Do? (Advice for Consultants)

Construction Consultant and Deck/Waterproofing Contractor Uses Technology To Achieve More From Less

I just posted an interview with Bill Leys (@Deck_Expert) over at AECforensics.com. Leys is a deck and waterproofing contractor on the central coast of California (hence the name of his company, Central Coast Waterproofing) that also provides expert witness testimony in construction defect cases, and offers consulting services to owners regarding decks, deck coverings and … Continue reading Construction Consultant and Deck/Waterproofing Contractor Uses Technology To Achieve More From Less

In The News…

I haven’t been posting here quite as frequently as I would like, but that doesn’t mean I’ve been lazy! The Zweig Letter A few weeks ago, I received a call from Julie Kyle, an editor with The Zweig Letter. For those of you not familiar with the publication or the organization behind it, ZweigWhite is … Continue reading In The News…

Construction Experts Using iPads For Field Inspections

Image via Wikipedia Although most people associate the word forensics with legal issues, usually criminal proceedings, the word actually has a broader meaning. In my opinion, the role of forensics in the AEC (architecture, engineering and construction) industry is to apply scholarly and/or scientific methodology and norms to understanding the underlying facts regarding the built … Continue reading Construction Experts Using iPads For Field Inspections

Announcement: AECForensics.com is the source for Architectural, Engineering and Construction News

Below is a quote from the announcement at AECForensics.com: After a lot of work behind the scenes, I’m proud to announce that More From Less is now fully operational. I have scoured the internet and continue to do so daily, selecting and curating the content that appears here. Since no other website has risen to … Continue reading Announcement: AECForensics.com is the source for Architectural, Engineering and Construction News

Guest Post: Purdue College scientists present us one great approach to reduce 50% of winter heating bills

Image via Wikipedia This is a special feature for More From Less – a Guest Post! This article was written by Rosalind Dall, who writes for the Ductless Split System Air Conditioner Blog, her personal hobby blog related to tips to help people consume less energy and purify indoor air. Researchers at Purdue University are … Continue reading Guest Post: Purdue College scientists present us one great approach to reduce 50% of winter heating bills