Christopher Pozza
Construction Management
Kaiser Permanente Largo Medical Office Building
Largo, MD

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Welcome to Chris Pozza's AE Senior Thesis Portfolio






Wilden, Helmuth. PCI Design Handbook: Precast and Prestressed Concrete. Chicago: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, 2010. Print.

Stull, John. "Change Order Process." Telephone interview. 10 Jan. 2013.

Hudak, Michael. "Change Orders." Telephone interview. 18 Jan. 2013.

Moselhi, O., Assem, I., and El-Rayes, K. (2005). ”Change Orders Impact on Labor Productivity.” J. Constr. Eng. Manage., 131(3), 354–359.

Hanna, A., Russell, J., Gotzion, T., and Nordheim, E. (1999). ”Impact of Change Orders on Labor Efficiency for Mechanical Construction.” J. Constr. Eng. Manage., 125(3), 176–184.

Hanna, A., Russell, J., Nordheim, E., and Bruggink, M. (1999). ”Impact of Change Orders on Labor Efficiency for Electrical Construction.” J. Constr. Eng. Manage., 125(4), 224–232.

Faust, James. "Cash Flow." 21 Mar. 2012. Lecture.

Grondzik, Walter T., Alison G. Kwok, John S. Reynolds, and Benjamin Stein. Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings. Table E.1,E.3: Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited, John, 2009. Print.

"28B Brick Veneer / Steel Stud Walls." Technical Notes. The Brick Industry Association, 2005. Web. 12. Mar. 2013.

Fanella, David Anthony. Structural Load Determination under 2006 IBC and ASCE/SEI 7-05. Country Club Hills, IL: ICC Publications, 2008. Print.

Goodman, Shane. "Virtual Mock-Ups." Telephone interview. 4 Feb. 2013.

Hedrick, Matt. "Virtual Mock-Ups." Telephone interview. 22 Jan. 2013.

Wynings, Chuck. "Precast Panels." Telephone interview. 17 Jan. 2013.

Taylor, Mark. "Precast Panels." Telephone interview. 22 Jan. 2013.

Zinn, Cy. "Change Order Management." Telephone interview. 6 Mar. 2013.

Miner, Tim. "Changes/Schedule Impacts." Personal interview. 15 Mar. 2013.

Gill, Tony. "SIPS and Building Tie-Ins." Personal interview. 15 Mar. 2013.

"Thermal Bridging Solutions: Minimizing Structural Steel's Impact on Building Envelope Energy Transfer." Modern Steel Construction. American Institute of Steel Construction, Mar. 2012. Web. Feb. 2012.

"Architectural Precast Concrete Wall Panels Connection Guide." Precast...The Concrete Solution.
National Precast Concrete Association, 2012. Web. Feb. 2012.

"Dow Corning 790 Silicone Building Sealant." Dow Corning, 20 Dec. 2011. Web. 15 Feb. 2013.

"Maryland State Trucking Permit Regulations - Oversize Shipping and Transport." N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2013

"Virginia State Trucking Permit Regulations - Oversize Trucking and Transport." N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2013.

"Envelop the Structural Steel!" Web log post. Greener Structures. WordPress, 8 Mar. 2009. Web. 27 Feb. 2013. <>.

"Crane Charts." Los Angeles Crane Rental. N.p., 2013. Web. 19 Mar. 2013.

Dubler, Craig. "SIPS Planning." 16 Oct. 2012. Lecture.

Pozza, Mark L. "SIPS and Constructability Issues." Personal interview. 10 Mar. 2013.

Trent, Cory. "Modular Headwalls." Telephone interview. 24 Jan. 2013.

Varga, John. "Precast Design and Estimate." Telephone interview. 14 Mar. 2013.

Crutchfield, Dan. "Framing Headwalls." Telephone interview. 16 Mar. 2013.

Rsmeans, Engineering Department. Facilities Construction Cost Data 2013. [S.l.]: R S Means, 2012. Print.

Bernstein, Havey. Prefabrication and Modularization: Increasing Productivity in the Construction Industry. Rep. McGraw-Hill Construction, 2011. Web. 25 Jan. 2013.




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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‐inprogress 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 Christopher Pozza. 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.
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