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Ivy Education: Re-emulsification

Ivy Education: Re-emulsification

Although we like oil and egg emulsified on an turkey sub, we can't say we have the same fondness for emulsification when it comes to stucco bonding agents post-application.According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, emulsions in physical chemistry are a mixture of two...

2022 Florida Construction Law Institute

2022 Florida Construction Law Institute

We'll see you there! "Architects can try to cover their mistakes with ivy, doctors with sod, and chefs with cheese." - But we'll find them anyway. Original Program Date: Friday, May 21, 2021 60 MinutesPLENARY I – INFORMATIONAL MEDIATIONJim NulmanBruce AlexanderJohn...

The Evolution of Building Code and Standards

The Evolution of Building Code and Standards

How to meet building code isn’t something you Google.Staying in compliance with building standards and regulations can be challenging for builders and architects. You know that evolution is inevitable, but how do you keep up with the changes?When Ivy Group...

AIA Florida Annual Convention Highlights

AIA Florida Annual Convention Highlights

Bob Bitterli, AIA, President/CEO of Ivy Group Consultants, recently attended the American Institute of Architects' 2017 AIA Florida Convention and Trade Show, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Florida.The theme of this year's convention was "Communicating...

St. Petersburg’s Tiny Home Movement

St. Petersburg’s Tiny Home Movement

The St. Petersburg Tiny Home Festival, sponsored in part by Ivy Group’s Sustainable Living Foundation, was a huge success. Over 1800 people flocked to St. Petersburg Eco Village to attend tiny home workshops and tour the 10 tiny homes on display.The event raised...

“Poison Ivy” Takes on Spartan Race

“Poison Ivy” Takes on Spartan Race

 Ivy Group continued its tradition of commitment to fitness and athletic achievement by sponsoring a Spartan Sprint team in Arrington, VA on June 3. Business Manager Leila Bitterli headed it up the team, and was joined by other Roanoke community athletes: Tiffani...

Roanoke Office Presence in Grandin CoLab

Roanoke Office Presence in Grandin CoLab

Thanks to the Grandin CoLab for naming me Member of the Week. It's such a pleasure to base our Roanoke office from the CoLab building in Grandin Village. The friendly and professional environment fosters cooperation and community presence, which is right up our...

Building Partnerships in Southwest Virginia

Building Partnerships in Southwest Virginia

Ivy Group is extending our expertise in forensic architecture into the Mid-Atlantic, and growing into the future by addressing sustainability issues using the underpinnings of building science. Our administrative offices have been housed in Roanoke, Virginia for...

Ft. Myers Grand Opening!

Ft. Myers Grand Opening!

Ivy Group Consultants is proud to announce the Grand Opening of our Fort Myers Office! The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will be joining us to celebrate the occasion and invites everyone for a great networking event followed by Food and Refreshments. The...

Aloft Jacksonville Hotel at Tapestry Park

Aloft Jacksonville Hotel at Tapestry Park

Building Inspection, Report and RepairIvy Group was retained by Aloft at Tapestry Park II, LLC to work on their behalf as their Expert Witness in a defects claim and in association with our sister firm HADP Architecture, Inc. to design the remedial...

Aquent Residence

Aquent Residence

Building Inspection, Report and Repair Project Name & Location: Aquent Residence Captiva Island, FL   Firm’s Responsibility: Building Inspection, Report and Repair Documents   Start Date: 2010   Completion Date: 2011 [/one-half] [gallery...

Tampa Housing Authority

Tampa Housing Authority

Property Needs Assessment Tampa Housing Authority (THA) selected HADP Architecture, Inc. who is working with Ivy Group Consultants, Inc. to provide professional services in the preparation of all of the THA’s HUD: BETA Test PNA and Energy Audit Assignment....

Signature Place Condominium

Signature Place Condominium

Exterior Wall Moisture Intrusion InvestigationIvy Group was hired by the Association and asked to review case documents, visit the property and to form expert opinions as related to the contracted architectural duties provided by the Architect on the...

Lee Memorial Health Park South

Lee Memorial Health Park South

Exterior Wall Moisture Intrusion Investigation & Re-cladding ProjectIn August of 2008 Lee Memorial Hospital System hired the firm of Ivy Group Consultants, Inc. the sister firm of HADP Architecture, Inc. to work as the Hospital's Architectural Forensic...

Tampa Housing Authority – Cypress West

Tampa Housing Authority – Cypress West

Complete FCAR, Exterior Wall Testing and Improvements DesignHADP Architecture in association with Ivy Group Consultants and Voltaire Engineering provided a complete Facility Conditions Assessment of the 30 year old building. The Tampa Housing Authority (THA)...

Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology

North Avenue Apartments FACILITY CONDITION ASSESSMENT AND LEED GOLD CERTIFICATION Georgia Institute of Technology acquired the existing complex for their use as a residence hall known as the North Avenue Apartments (NAA). The complex was originally...