LSC White Paper No. 1 – Introduction to LSC White Papers
aVere Structural Consulting, LLC (LSC) White Papers seek to inform and provide useful, practical information to architects, builders, and owners regarding building design and construction. Under the guidance of qualified, professional engineers such as our staff at LaVere Structural Consulting, LLC, the White Papers can be:
- A preliminary planning guideline,
- A training instrument,
- A source of background information,
- A desktop reference.
Aside from the many uses of our White Papers, the White Papers are NOT:
- They are NOT a replacement for professional consultation from a qualified, licensed professional,
- They are NOT final recommendations,
- They are NOT recommendations for construction,
- They are NOT budgetary recommendations or recommendations for pricing or bidding.
The range of topics addressed by our White Papers will include system layout and feasibility, such as layout of CMU, cold-formed, wood studs, or structural steel framing, constructability of systems, and other topics in architecture and construction related to structural engineering. Typically, the format a topic may be discussed in is:
We at LSC hope you enjoy our White Papers and find them useful, informative, and accessible. We look forward to hearing from you, and, remember:
“All it has to do for us is work.”
The information presented in the publication has been prepared in accordance with recognized engineering principles but is for general information only. While it is believed to be accurate, this information should not be used or relied upon for any general or specific application without a review and verification of its accuracy and applicability by a Registered/Licensed Professional Engineer. Neither LaVere Structural Consulting, LLC nor the author of any information contained in this publication makes any representation or warranty, express or implied, respecting any of the information contained in this publication, including, but not limited to, the accuracy, completeness, or suitability of such information for any particular purpose or use and LaVere Structural Consulting, LLC and each such author expressly disclaims any and all warranties, expressed or implied, regarding the information contained in this publication. By making this information available, neither LaVere Structural Consulting, LLC nor any author of any information contained in this publication is rendering any professional services, and LaVere Structural Consulting, LLC and/or any author of any information contained in this publication assumes no duty or responsibility with respect to any person making use of the information contained in this publication. In addition, neither LaVere Structural Consulting, LLC, any of its members or associate members, or any author of any information contained in this publication shall be liable for any claim, demand, injury, damage, loss, expense, cost or liability of any kind whatsoever which, directly or indirectly, in any way or manner arises out of or is connected with the use of the information in this publication, whether or not such claim, demand, loss, expense, or liability results directly or indirectly from any action or omission of LaVere Structural Consulting, LLC, any of its members or associate members, or any author of any information contained in this publication. Any party using the information contained in this publication assumes all risk and liability arising from such use.