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Large Loss Claims


Large losses resulting from failed components or equipment is always devastating and disruptive to the insured. While all property loss results in damage, large losses present significant challenges because they...

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Showers Inside and Out: Diagnosing Roof Leakage


Roof leakage in residential and commercial buildings is a common occurrence in the spring as the snow is melting and rain is pouring. Water ingress can occur as a result...

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Performance Based Codes - Their Effect on Fire Investigation


Code compliance is a common issue that can arise in the course of a fire investigation and can be critical to resolving liability issues. In the course of resolving a...

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Commercial Vehicle ECMs


It is becoming common knowledge that modern passenger vehicles have the capability to record information about a vehicle in the moments before, during, and after a crash. This information is...

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On, Off or Tripped? Analyzing Circuit Breakers After a Fire


When investigating the origin and cause of a building fire, one of the primary items to examine is the electrical panel, and specifically, the positions of the circuit breakers in...

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Resolving Industrial Equipment Claims


Industrial loss investigations can vary in scope, and quantum is often in the magnitude of millions of dollars. Often a comprehensive technical analysis of an industrial accident produces conclusions that...

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Fire Investigation – The First 72 Hours Protecting Your Interests


A fire starts in a section of a multi-tenant warehouse and eventually destroys the entire structure and contents. The owner of the building is not one of the tenants and...

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Crash Testing Tools – Instrumentation


One of the ongoing research projects that Sintra Engineering is engaged in is a study of the parameters and results of low speed automobile accidents (less than 15 kilometers per...

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Snow Covered Roofs Collapse


Snow loads are influenced by weather and moisture conditions, roof configuration, wind direction, slope direction and geographic location. For the Edmonton area (the Calgary area is similar), the Alberta Building...

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After-market Afterthoughts - Linking Cause and Effect on Warranty Claims


If you’ve ever owned a new vehicle, you’ve likely had to navigate the world of warranty claims. Warranty coverage, similar to insurance policies, is limited and includes a list of...

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