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Association Updates After the Hawaii Buildings, Facilities and Property Management Expo on March 7, RMA hosted a sunset cocktail party on the lanai of the Hawaii First Inc. (Property Management Company) offices. Overlooking the harbor, attendees were treated to a Hawaiian culture presentation by Kumu Blaine Dutro and his students from Roosevelt High School. Photos and video are available on the RMA’s Facebook page a As part of the event, RMA Hawaii awarded three awards: • Associate Member of the Year for 2011 was presented to Hawaii First Inc. • Property Manager of the Year for 2011 was presented to Jonathan Billings of Hawaii First Inc. • Residential Manager of the Year for 2011 was awarded to Jessica largest provider of coin & card laundry systems in Hawaii and Jeff will be overseeing operations throughout the state. Norbert Buelsing, CPM, CSM joins CBRE Group Inc. as senior vice president of the investment team, effective March 15, 2012. “Our goal is to Norbert Buesling provide clients with the highest level of service from talented McAlpin of Seventeen 1717 Ala Wai in Waikiki, a self-managed condominium association. The Residential Management Association of Hawaii is a statewide non-profit trade organization that educates, informs and networks Hawaii’s multi-housing industry. 349-3660 Jeff Cardenalli, 25-year laundry industry veteran, has been promoted to Hawaii branch manager for Wash Laundry Systems. Wash is Hawaii’s Jeff Cardenalli professionals with both local insight and global reach,” said Kim Lord, senior managing director for CBRE in Hawaii. “Norb brings a strong track record of success in understanding a wide range of commercial real estate services and our investor clients will benefit from that.” Most recently, Buelsing was the president of A&B Properties, Inc. His responsibilities included acquisition and disposition of income properties, as well as oversight of construction and sales of commercial developments and resort projects in Hawaii and on the Mainland. Certified Hawaii was recently named “Best PlaCes to Work 2012” by Hawaii Business Magazine Established in 1973, Certified Hawaii offers community management provided by local professionals who value our strong Hawaiian roots and serve locally with the highest level of professionalism. Certified proudly manages over 400 properties on five islands – including condominium and townhome associations, master planned communities, homeowner associations, rental properties, and commercial properties. We also consult with developers and builders, provide maintenance services, and constantly look for ways to bring additional value to every association, board, and individual. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Hawaii Business Magazine for this prestigious recognition! Linda Aganos, VP – Rental Division and Colleen Iseri, VP of Human Resource celebrate 30 years of service at Certified 3179 Koapaka Street | Honolulu, Hawaii 96819 tel (808) 836.0911 | web 30 April - May 2012 BMH

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Management Hawaii - April/May 2012

Contents Building Management Hawaii, April/May 2012
DEPARTMENTS: Concrete Restoration
If You’re Not Testing, You’re Guessing. Diagnose your concrete woes to save time and money.
Corroding Rebar and Spalling Concrete. Why zinc can be a spalling solution.
Top Five Fixes for Spalling. Preventing the corrosion of your building.
Trees – Our Green Assets. How not to plant the wrong tree in the wrong place.
Watts Up? Watts Down!. What you don’t know about parking lots could cost you big bucks.
Covered Parking & Photovoltaics: A Symbiotic Relationship. Covered Parking & Photovoltaics: A Symbiotic Relationship
Fire Prevention & Response
Top 10 Fire Fighters. Preventing fires is a job for everyone, but condo boards and property managers have a particular responsibility.
Keep a Clean Chute. Maintainance of trash chutes prevents serious high-rise fires
Stop, Drop & Go Wireless. New technology aids in fast response and saving lives.
Insurance: Do Condo Owners ‘Get’ Your Master Policy?
EDITORIAL: Editor’s Note
Ask An Expert: Epoxy vs. Regular Rebar
Association Updates
Movers & Shakers
Industry News
Resource Guide: Concrete Restoration & Asphalt

Building Management Hawaii - April/May 2012