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Editor's Note Where were you 50 years Concrete Restoration ago? I was not quite Systems yet a twinkle in someone's eye. Yet some readers can say that they were right Stacy Pope here handling Honolulu's first high-rises, helping shape legislation for a new state and planning ahead Exterior Flatwork Repair Materials for the inevitable growth we would and Toppings face. In this issue you'll get to know Hawaiiana Management Company, which has been doing all of the above for a half-century. Concrete Patch Then indulge in a juicy collection Structural Repair Mortars of informational articles from experts in the field, starting with concrete restoration and repair. This subject was such a hit last year that we had to bring it back. Considering that we Construction Grouts and Accessory Products usually focus on modern structures, we hope you'll particularly enjoy World about one readingof Concrete contractor's work on the concrete support beneath Hawaii's oldest wood frame house. Our lineup also includes elevators, with an emphasis on bringing your system into the new millennium. Out-of-date elevators not only waste energy, but also the time of those waiting for them! Our contributors will give you ideas to help you transition. Do you know how to land a low insurance premium? Or what responsibility your building has when it comes to plumbing leaks and water claims? You will now. These answers and more begin on page 40. Finally, we talk cooling towers- including a review of the Moana Surfrider's installation and usage success story, plus a look at cooling tower chemical pumps. Got something you'd like to share with BMH? Let us know! Aloha, Stacy Pope stacy@tradepublishing.com Concrete Restoration Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Systems Concrete Restoration Composite Systems Systems Wraps * Plates * Rods EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Stacy Pope EDITOR David Putnam SENIOR EDITOR Lee Schaller ASSOCIATE EDITOR Priscilla Billig CONSTRUCTION EDITOR Alfonso Rivera DIRECTOR of ADVERTISING Barry Redmayne SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES Charlene Gray Jennifer Dorman Rodney Fleming ADVERTISING ADMINISTRATOR Lorraine Cabanero CONTROLLER Tracy Kalahiki ACCOUNTING MANAGER Piilani Kaalekahi PRODUCTION MANAGER Blanche Pestana SENIOR DESIGNERS Kim Martin Ursula A. Silva Jillian Roque PRODUCTION SUPERINTENDENT Abe Popa SENIOR PRESS OPERATORS Bill Yiulin Stan Mahoe POST PRESS MANAGER Chris Castelli Self-Leveling Underlayments and Toppings Exterior Flatwork Repair Materials Exterior Flatwork Repair Materials and Toppings Delivering sustainability through structural strengthening of: * Parking garages * Bridges * Buildings * Overpasses Concrete Patch and Repair Materials Structural Repair Mortars Concrete Patch Structural Repair For detailed information on MAPEI's products and services, Mortars and Repair Materials visit www.mapei.com. Bonded Materials logo/contact/info goes here Waterproofing Products 4 Come see us at Construction Grouts the and Accessory Products 5471 Bonded Materials Co_FRP.indd 1 April-May 2014 BMH Construction Grouts and Accessory Products World of Concrete 4/27/12 2:13 PM DIGITAL PRESS MANAGER Don Takashima MAILROOM MANAGER Aaron Popa ___________ Chairman & President CARL HEBENSTREIT Publisher & CEO KEN BERRY COO & Assistant Publisher FAITH FREITAS Associate Publisher BARRY REDMAYNE www.buildingmanagementhawaii.com http://www.mapei.com http://www.mapei.com http://www.buildingmanagementhawaii.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Management Hawaii April/May 2014

Editor’s Note By Stacy Pope
Hawaiiana Hits The Big Five-0
CONCRETE Restoration and Repairs: Maintaining A Strong Foundation
Concrete Spalls, Cracks And Leaks
Should You Repair Or Replace?
Restoring Exposed Aggregate Surfaces
Preserving A Historic Treasure
ELEVATOR Modernization: Are You Losing Energy?
Greening Your Elevators
Upgrading On A Budget
INSURANCE: Locking Down The Leaks
Navigating Property Insurance
COOLING TOWERS: HVAC Chemical Feed Pumps
Waikiki’s Oldest Hotel Keeps It Cool
Industry News or Movers & Shakers
On Site: Self-Management 101

Building Management Hawaii April/May 2014