Construction Sector

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As building activity increases and more adaptive reuse of land is considered, the environmental consequences and risks of construction projects must be considered. Environmental exposure in the construction sector can trigger serious business interruption, financial penalties and negative publicity. Sites may have legacy environmental risks that require active remediation or risk transfer via environmental insurance.

Risks

  • project interruptions/financial penalties
  • third-party civil action (e.g., regulators, neighbors)
  • pollutant releases
  • unsafe worker/third-party exposure to pollutants
  • water intrusion, mold and air quality issues

Solutions

  • environmental risk assessment
  • strategic environmental planning
  • claims support and loss mitigation
  • remediation management

Showcase Government Facility

Client Issue: A historically significant building with known legacy pollutant conditions was intended to be redeveloped into a showcase government facility.

Our Solution: Through an integrated redevelopment approach, asbestos and lead abatement and soil/ groundwater pollution remediation proceeded with no adverse impacts to the schedule.

Real Results: The project achieved a Platinum LEED Certification and substantial positive media and public attention.

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