Garrett Schwier

Construction Management, IP

A Campus Project
Northeastern US



Thesis Research

Balfour Beatty Construction. Balfour Beatty. 2014. Web. 17 March 2014. <>.

 “Commonly Used Statistics.” Occupational Safety & Health Administration. U.S. Department of Labor. 2014. Web. 21 March 2014. <>.

“Concrete in Practice: CIP 36 – Structural Lightweight Concrete.” NRMCA. 2003. <>. Article.

“Cost-Benefit Resources.” Environmental Protection Agency. 4 March 2014. Web. 5 April 2014. <>.

CRSI Design Handbook 2008. Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute. 10th Edition. 2008.

Dikmen, Irem and Birgönül, M. Talat. “Strategic Perspective of Turkish Construction Companies. Journal of Management in Engineering. January 2003. Pages 33-40. Journal.

Evans, Marissa. “Clark Construction Should Hire Locally, DC Minorities Say.” The Washington Post. 11 July 2012. Web. 25 March 2014. < gJQAs9mEeW_story.html>.

Findler, Wind, and Barak. “The Challenge of Workforce Management in a Global Society: Modeling the Relationship Between Diversity, Inclusion, Organizational Culture, and Employee Well-Being, Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment.” Administration in Social Work. 2 Oct 2008. Pages 63-94. Journal.

Giritli, H. and Oraz, G. Topcu. “Leadership Styles: Some Evidence from the Turkish Construction Industry.” Construction Management and Economics. March 2004. Pages 253-262. Journal.

Gultekin, Pelin. Personal Interviews. Multiple Dates.

“Immigrant Workers in the Construction Labor Force.” NAHB: Housing Economics. National Association of Home Builders. 1 April 2013. Web. 25 March 2014. <>.

Kazaz, Manisali, and Ulubeyli. “Effect of Basic Motivational Factors on Construction Workforce Productivity in Turkey.” Journal of Civil Engineering and Management. 2008. Pages 95-106. Journal.

“National Stormwater Calculator.” Environmental Protection Agency. 7 Feb 2014. Web. 5 April 2014. <>.

Patel, Bhavin. Personal Interviews. Multiple Dates.

“Rain Check Rebates.” Stormwater Management, Prince George’s County. Web. 6 April 2014. <>.

Residential Structural Design Guide. National Association of Home Builders. 2000 Edition.

“Safety and Health in Construction.” International Labor Organization. Geneva. 1992.

Sanvido, Victor E. “Conceptual Construction Process Model.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. Vol. 114, No. 2. June (1998): 294-309. Print.

Smith, Jacquelyn. “America’s 10 Deadliest Jobs.” Forbes. 22 Aug 2013. Web. 21 March 2014. <>.

Stryker, Jess. “How Much Water Will Your Irrigation System Need?” Irrigation Tutorials. 22 Aug 2013. Web. 6 April 2014. <>.

“The Last Planner.” Lean Construction Institute. 2014. Web. 5 April 2014. <>.

“The Top 600 Specialty Contractors.” Engineering News-Record. 2013. Web. 24 March 2014. <>.

Thomas, Sanvido, and Sanders. ”Impact of Material Management on Productivity – A Case Study.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. Vol. 115, No. 3. September (1989): 370-384. Print.

Thomas, H. Randolph and Horman, Michael J. “Fundamental Principles of Workforce Management.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. January 2006. Pages 97-104. Journal.

Toole, T. Michael. “Construction Site Safety Roles.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. May/June  2002. Pages 203-210. Journal.

Tutt, Dainty, Gibb, and Pink. Migrant Construction Workers and Health & Safety Communication. Norfolk: CITB-ConstructionSkills, 2011. Document.

Washington State University. “Pipe Water Velocity and Minimum Pipe Diameter.” Irrigation in the Pacific Northwest. 2014. Web. 6 April 2014. < General/Pipe-Velocity.php>.

“Water Recycling and Reuse: The Environmental Benefits.” Environmental Protection Agency. 24 Dec 2013. Web. 5 April 2014. <>.

“Water Storage Tanks.” Portable Tank Group. 2014. Web. 7 April 2014. <>.

“Weather.” World Media Group, LLC. 2014. Web. 5 April 2014. <>.

Weiger, Dan. Personal Interview. 25 March 2014.

“Weights of Building Materials.” Boise Cascade. Specification.

“WSSC Water and Sewer Rate Schedule.” Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. 28 June 2013. Web. 6 April 2014. <>.



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 Garrett Schwier. 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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