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By: Adam Hoffman

August 9th, 2016

Boundary Line Retracement

Sometimes while dealing with land development, and with larger parcels of land, there can be some conflict in boundary line placement. While records are always maintained of the properties, with the town and/or city administration, there are certain chances of disputes and inconsistencies on paper and on ground. These conflicts are a major source of concern, especially when carrying out development work, or when selling land.

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By: Adam Hoffman

August 9th, 2016

How organized planning helps communities live better and together.

CT

Mankind has always preferred to live and prevail in groups of people, who do all of their activities together, and with each other’s support. Hence, the concept of cities, towns, neighborhoods and villages. 

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By: Adam Hoffman

April 29th, 2016

Flood Insurance

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Faced with natural disasters that often take way years of worth of human effort, one finds himself with limited options. However, with the right kind of insurance a person can have some kind of support to restart his life. With the world facing a very rapid rate of climate change, and the concept of global warming becoming more of a relevant reality, floods amongst other natural disasters are now becoming a regular event, rather than a rare occasion.  

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By: Adam Hoffman

April 29th, 2016

Solar Orientation of Buildings

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When it comes to construction activities, a certain measure of far sightedness is required to achieve efficiency for the development. People often argue about the added costs of architects, engineers, and other consultants for a project, but the benefits that these professionals bring in the long run is often over looked.

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By: Adam Hoffman

April 29th, 2016

Laser & Drone Technologies

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A shelter is one of the primary needs of mankind, and as it has evolved, the construction methodologies have also come a long way. One of the biggest hurdles in erecting any shelter, and a precursor for development to take place either from ground up or in terms of renovation / remodeling, has been to collect precise data. The accuracy of data collected, particularly dimensions help inform the engineers and the construction team to make the right decisions for the development to proceed.

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By: Adam Hoffman

March 18th, 2016

"the great green design" at Common ground school, new haven CT

Civil Engineering

Recently Godfrey-Hoffman was recognized for their plan for a "great green design" for the Common Ground School in New Haven, CT. Read the testimonial regarding the design plan by Godfrey Hoffman Associates, LLC below:

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By: Adam Hoffman

March 17th, 2016

Introducing our new employee!

Civil Engineering

Mr Jason Morehouse It is with great pleasure, Godfrey-Hoffman and Associates announces Mr. Jason Morehouse has recently joined our team.

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By: Adam Hoffman

March 8th, 2016

the art of Geocaching

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By: Adam Hoffman

March 8th, 2016

Drought in California and its effects on the trees

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Global climate change which was until more recently considered an over rated phenomenon is today understood as a very real threat to the ecosystem of the planet. The State of California has been majorly affected by the lower levels of precipitation and soaring temperatures resulting in one of the worst droughts the state has seen in the past 50 years. Some one billion trees have been affected by the drought with 29 million already dead.

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December 8th, 2015

How are Drones Changing the Face of Construction?

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Construction Drones of the Future: The future is here and drones are already changing the way we do construction. Many construction sites across the country are utilizing drones to help with project management. They provide real-time data, 3-D scans, project support and much more! They can also provide images for documentation, and most importantly monitor safety and security.

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