Building Management Hawaii December/January 2014 - (Page 24)

Sky Arches Waterproofing A thermoplastic membrane protects one of Honolulu's most recognizable downtown towers. D esigned by architect Norman Lacayo, Harbor Court was completed near the end of the local Japanese investment boom in 1994. It is one of the most creatively designed residential condos in Honolulu. It includes Egyptian motifs as seen in the monumental ground floor plaza entry, art deco forms, Hawaiian ponds, and an overall tiered form that is "sun oriented" to interact with light and shadow. The luxurious gateway to downtown consists of 120 luxury condos, 18 floors of commercial space and retail spaces located on the ground floor plaza. However, after 20 years of facing Honolulu Harbor's sea salt and sun, the building's large arched roofs needed to be replaced. Harbor Court's property manager Jimmy Ventura, with Douglas Emmett Management Hawaii, LLC, says, "With Harbor Court's presence of high-end residences and executive offices, it is paramount that the building maintains its long-term structural integrity and beauty." Commercial Roofing & Waterproofing Hawaii (CRW) was called upon to install new arched roofs at the 41-story, mixed-use building. According to CRW vice president Larry Young, there were a total of five arched roofs that needed complete replacement. A comprehensive safety program was developed for this project, which included a priority full fall arrest system and railings, since the CRW crew faced strong winds while tasked with removing the existing arch metal roof panels from the 34 to 40 floor levels. After the arched metal panels and decking were removed and repaired, a new custom fabricated Specializing in commercial & residential interior renovations & new construction. Lic: BC-27561 843-8078 * RIDGEWAY@HAWAII.RR.COM 24 December 2013 - January 2014 BMH

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Management Hawaii December/January 2014

Signs & Safety How Do I Get Out Of Here?
Signs Of A Safe Building
A Sign From The Feds
Water Savings Coming Clean With Recycled Water
Water & Energy: Two-For-One Savings
Solar  Hawaii’s Leaders In Solar
Waterproofing Cementious Coating Vs. Polyurethane Foam
Sky Arches
The $1 Million Mistake
Seal The Deal
Resin Injections Save Basement
Waste Management Keeping The Trash Industry Clean
Special Offer
Assistance Animals Making Room For Rover
Green Cleaning Be Green: Resources & Tips

Building Management Hawaii December/January 2014