Jonathan Revtai
Construction Management
Building 1 at Bakery Square
Pittsburgh, PA
Thesis Research


R.S. Means Construction Cost Data 2009 Book, 67th Edition
This resource was used to price multiple components in my analyses, including the pile-caps, mechanical system, and mezzanine structure.

Bi-level Smart Parking Garage Fixture
This site had plenty of information concerning the bi-level parking garage system that was analyzed in the sustainable analysis of my report.

Human Powered Energy Generator (HPEG), Ben Erickson
This article is the basis for many of my calculations for the electric generating bicycle discussion that was a portion of the green gym analysis.

Plyboo Sport
Plyboo Sport's website was of great use for my research and how very helpful information that was used to compare the bamboo flooring system with standard floors. The site also provided me with a personal contact who helped me with my estimations.

Vulcraft Joist Catalog
This site provided me access to a free version of Vulcraft's steel joist catalogs. I used the information in these manuals to help with my loading calculations for the lightweight mezzanine structure.



Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in-progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Jonathan Revtai. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.