Liz O'Sullivan wrote "What is Building Technology?" for the November 2013 "The Construction Specifier" magazine.

Occasionally, Liz writes technical articles.  Some have been published on the website of the Denver Chapter of the CSI (Construction Specifications Institute).  

"When Both a Vapor Retarder and an Under-Slab Void Are Required" was written for the Denver CSI website and was published in December 2010.  


"Why Specify a Level 5 Gypsum Board Finish?" was written for the Denver CSI website and was published in June 2011. 

"COR-TEN and Other Weathering Steel Alloys in Architectural Applications" was written for the Denver CSI website and was published in November 2012.


PDF's of the above-mentioned articles are available here: 
"When Both a Vapor Retarder and an Under-Slab Void Are Required"
"Why Specify a Level 5 Gypsum Board Finish?" 
"COR-TEN and Other Weathering Steel Alloys in Architectural Applications" 

Liz writes more informally on her blog, "Comments From a Spec Writer." 

Liz's handout on "Specifying Masonry" from the October 12, 2011 panel discussion at the Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute is available here.

Liz's slides from her "Business Accounting 101 for Independents" presentation on September 24, 2013, at CSI's Construct show in Nashville, Tennessee, are available here.


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