Partner Spring Webinars

May 3rd, 2013 by Kelly McMicken

Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. is pleased to launch our spring webinar series. This series offers new and updated webinars that discuss commercial real estate trends, standards updates and changes as they affect the commercial real estate industry. Registration for all webinars is at no cost to industry professionals.

Webinar Topics Include:

The Essentials of Seismic Risk Assessments
Why should you order one?
What goes into a Seismic Risk Assessment?
Overview of the scope requirements of ASTM, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD
Seismic Policy – A tool for lenders and investors to manage seismic risk

***Includes a review of Freddie Mac’s new policy announced in April 2013
Presenter: Joshua Marrow, PE

SBA Loan Liquidation Due Diligence 
Understanding the new SOP 50 57 and limiting your liability

Presenters: Chris Gregor, REA, Gary Reynolds and Marshall Stanclift

Soft Story Seismic Hazards and City Ordinances
An overview of soft story buildings and the hazards they can present, and a review of municipal seismic evaluation and retrofit ordinances for major California cities including the proposed mandatory San Francisco Soft Story Seismic Retrofit Ordinance.

Presenter: Joshua Marrow, PE

A User’s Guide to Phase II Subsurface Investigations
What you need to know about the Phase II scope, data collection and data interpretation

Presenters: Joseph Derhake, PE, Kristine MacWilliams, PE

New dates and topics are being added. For future webinars and to register, visit Partner’s Webinars page.

Engineering Returns Through Energy Efficiency

March 5th, 2012 by Kelly McMicken

“Energy Efficiency” isn’t just a hot buzzword – investing in energy efficiency measures can yield significant ROI through increased asset values and lower ownership costs. Partner Energy’s Tony Liou discusses the essentials on maximizing your building’s efficiency and profitability.

This webinar will cover:

* Identifying your energy goals

* Establishing a baseline to improve upon with Energy Benchmarking

* Where is Energy Benchmarking required in the U.S.?

* The nuts and bolts of an Energy Audit

* What energy efficiency upgrades can you make to your building?

* Rebates and incentives available for your energy project

* Making decisions based on your bottom line

* Implementation and tracking performance

Register: March 21, 2 PM EST

2012 Partner Webinars

February 7th, 2012 by Kelly McMicken

Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. is hosting a series of webinars in 2012 on Commercial and Multifamily Real Estate due diligence topics.

To register for a webinar, click the date you would like and you will be taken to a registration page.

ALTA Surveys
The soup to nuts of the ALTA/ACSM land survey.
February 22nd, 2PM EST
April 18th, 2PM EST

Energy Audits and Benchmarking
Maximize your building’s efficiency and profitability.
March 21st, 2PM EST

Construction Risk Management
Essential tools to help manage construction lending risk.
April 19th, 2PM EST
July 19th, 2PM EST

SBA Due Diligence
All about the SBAs environmental risk management requirements.
May 16th, 2PM EST
October 4th, 2PM ESTWill include a review of the SOP 50 10 5 updates.

Due Diligence 101
The basics of the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA), Property Condition Assessment (PCA), and seismic Probable Maximum Loss (PML).
June 12th, 2PM EST
July 18th, 2PM EST
August 8th, 2PM EST

2011 Energy Efficiency/Green Real Estate Webinar Series

December 27th, 2010 by Kelly McMicken

Participate in a series of free online presentations delivered by Partner Energy about energy efficiency and green real estate. Participation is limited, so sign up today.  If you have any immediate needs, please feel free to contact Partner Energy at 888-826-1216

Webinar Agenda:

Jan 12th 10:00 PST – The Importance of “Green Real Estate” in Attracting Investors and Tenants

Feb 9th   10:00 PST – Energy Benchmarking in Commercial Real Estate 

Mar 9th   10:00 PST – Commercial Real Estate Energy Disclosure Laws

Apr 6th   10:00 PST – Commercial Real Estate Energy Audits

May 4th  10:00 PST – Implementation, Verification, & Tracking

Jun 1st 10:00 PST – Financing Energy Efficient & Renewable Energy Projects          

Probable Maximum Loss Reports

November 10th, 2010 by Joe Derhake, PE

Probable Maximum Loss (PML) Reports are an often misunderstood product by our clients.  Our clients ask questions and scrub down our Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and our Property Condition Reports, but our PMLs do not receive the same level of scrutiny—clients usually see the PML as a number, but there is a lot more to it.   

In order to educate our clients, I have been conducting webinars on PMLs for clients and there is one more scheduled for 2010 on December 7th.   Click here to register for the webinar titled: “Understanding Seismic Modeling Probable Maximum Loss Assessments.”

The goal of the webinar series is to educated underwriters on the following:

–          How PMLs are calculated;

–          What the input variables are into the PML calculation;

–          How to order PMLs in a way that will result in consistent reporting by your engineering vendors;

–          Red flag issues to look for when doing a building inspection.

If you don’t have time for the PML Webinar, I would recommend reading two articles that I wrote on the subject:

1)      Managing Seismic Risk, Risk Managers Association Journal, June 2010

2)      Understanding PMLs and Managing Engineering Providers, California Mortgage Brokers Association, Summer 2009

And if you don’t have time for an article, just give me a call:  Joe Derhake, PE, 310-615-4500.

Understanding Seismic Modeling Probable Maximum Loss Assessments

September 17th, 2010 by Kelly McMicken

Space is Limited. Reserve your Webinar Seat now at:  https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/113423633

PML’s are one of the most misunderstood due diligence products.  Joseph P. Derhake, PE will provide an explanation of how engineers calculate PML’s and summarize the red flag issues common in buildings.

Understanding Seismic Modeling Probable Maximum Loss Assessments

September 9th, 2010 by Kelly McMicken

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. PDT

Space is Limited. Reserve your Webinar Seat now at:  https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/449247569

PML’s are one of the most misunderstood due diligence products.  Joseph P. Derhake, PE will provide an explanation of how engineers calculate PML’s and summarize the red flag issues common in buildings.

Commercial Real Estate Energy Audits and Implementation

July 26th, 2010 by jmandler

Learn about Commercial Real Estate Energy Audits and Implementation in the United States. Specific agenda items include:

  • Definition of an Energy Audit
  • Energy Audit Process
  • Energy Modeling
  • Energy Efficiency Measures
  • Business Plan Development & Support
  • Rebates & Incentives
  • Low Cost/No Cost Measures vs. Capital Intensive Measures
  • Implementation
  • Performance Tracking

The presentation will be held online on the following date and time:

  • July 28rd 2010 at 10:00 am PST

Please RSVP to the following email address with your name, company, and contact information. Prior to the webinar you will be sent an email with a link to the online presentation and dial-in information. Space is limited per presentation, so reserve your free spot today!

RSVP: info@ptrenergynews.com

Energy Benchmarking and Energy Disclosure Law

June 9th, 2010 by jmandler

Learn about Energy Benchmarking and Energy Disclosure Law adoption in the United States. Specific agenda items include: 

  • What is Energy Benchmarking?
  • Why is Energy Benchmarking required for Real Estate?
  • How does Energy Benchmarking effect the buying decision?
  • EPA Energy Star Portfolio Manager
  • Energy Disclosure Law Adoption
  • Partner Energy Services
Time and Date
 The presentation will be held online on the following date and time:

  • June 23rd 2010 at 10:00 am PST

Please RSVP to the following email address with your name, company, and contact information. Prior to the webinar you will be sent an email with a link to the online presentation and dial-in information. Space is limited per presentation, so reserve your free spot today!

RSVP: info@ptrenergynews.com