Verizon Centre (Formlery MCI Centre)

Bordering Chinatown on the east side of downtown Washington, D.C., Verizon Center, comprising 1,020,000 square feet (94,760 m²), is both a retail and multi-purpose entertainment complex hosting two major sports teams (NBA and NHL). The original design drawings and construction documents were reviewed to provide a practical window cleaning/exterior building maintenance and fall arrest system. In this project, many window …

Common Misconceptions Series – Part 1

I recently became aware of some very serious misconceptions within our industry and I thought that this would be a great platform to clear them up. One of the most frequent misconceptions that I hear is that “we need davits” for a building/project to complete window washing and suspended maintenance.  In certain situations this is definitely the case; however, they …