How to Read Blueprints

If you are involved with the replacement and update of common elements of your community, the ability to read and understand blueprints is critical. This knowledge is needed not only when the plans are used for bidding projects but also during construction when the work is taking place. In this webinar you will learn how […]

Community Association Transition: Exploring The Process and Minimizing Risks

Learn the various parts of the Transition process from evaluating the adequacy of the reserve study included within the disclosure documents to the evaluation of your community’s common elements for proper construction. We will also discuss putting plans in place for future reserve funding to monitoring the structural adequacy of your buildings. We will also […]

Choosing the Right Reserve Study & Adequacy

We will be discussing how to develop a Reserve Funding policy for your community which provides both adequate funding and minimal risk. This program will include what a Reserve Study includes and how it works. The relationship between reserves, maintenance and structural adequacy will be discussed. Mitch Frumkin, President of Kipcon has headed up the […]

Structural Evaluations: What They Are and Why You Should Have One Done

In this webinar you will learn what a structural evaluation is and what it should include so that it provides the information needed to prioritize the various conditions. We will discuss the various levels of assessments including Baseline, Preliminary and Detailed Assessments. We will also include examples of these types of reports. Presented by: Mitch […]

Replacement Specifications for Your Common Elements

When it comes time to replace the common elements of your community, such as the roofs and roads, in order to receive bids from contractors you will need a clear set of specifications that clearly outline what should be included, materials to be used as well as warranties and pricing structures which can easily be […]

Evaluation and Repair/Replacement of Your Pavement

This program will discuss the process for having the pavement in your community evaluated and repaired or replaced based on their condition in the most cost effective and efficient way with the least amount of disruption to the residents of your community. The work performed also generally includes associated pavement components such as the curbs […]

Evaluation and Repair/Replacement of Your Roofing

This program will discuss the process for having the roofing in your community evaluated and repaired or replaced based on their condition in the most cost effective and efficient way with the least amount of disruption to the residents of your community. The work performed also generally includes associated roofing components such as ice damming […]

Winter Worries: Ice Damming & More

Ice damming is a common problem for community associations every year with the onset of snowy and icy weather. The best way to combat ice damming and other destructive winter-weather issues is to be prepared. This free webinar from Kipcon will help melt away your winter worries by teaching you the ins and outs of […]

Selecting the Right Contractor

In this webinar we will discuss how to go about selecting the right contractor, including outlining the involved parties, a detailed breakdown of the construction process and construction documents, and cost reduction techniques. We will also be discussing bidding, contractor evaluation, contract administration, and how to minimize risk throughout the process. Presented by: Melissa J. Wrubel, […]

Reserve Studies, Structural Inspections, and Banking Inspection Requirements

Join Kipcon for a webinar presented by Mitch Frumkin, PE, RS, explaining the differences and similarities between Reserve Studies, Structural Inspections, and Banking Inspections disclosures, as well as the different types of maintenance and why maintenance is so important. Presented by: Mitchell Frumkin, PE, RS Click here to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sd--gqD0oG9MY9BI_F0hALWY02WLRs110 One (1) hour Continuing Education Credits […]

Water Infiltration

Water infiltration is a concern for many communities. It is an uncontrolled movement of water, water vapor or moisture to areas of a building that is unwanted or undesirable. In this seminar we will discuss what water infiltration is, what it looks like in your building, how to identify problems, and give solutions for water […]

Drainage Remediation

Poor stormwater drainage can result from a variety of sources including damage and deterioration, lack of proper maintenance, and aging drainage systems that no longer function effectively.  Trial and error approaches to relieving drainage problems are often ineffective and costly.  The best approach to resolving ongoing drainage issues involves proper identification of the source of […]

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