• Forensic investigation of roofing, wall, and waterproofing system failures.

  • Report writing and expert witness testimony

  • Facilitation of swift equitable settlements between Owners and Builders, and their attorneys

 

 

  • Hygrothermal Analysis – evaluation of building envelope systems effectiveness and possibility of condensed moisture accumulation

  • Identification of extent of wood deterioration

  • Recommendations for remedial work to correct the wood deterioration problems and replace deteriorated wood

  • Expertise in the biological deterioration of wood in service - decay, mold, termites

CONSULTING SERVICES

Forensic Investigation
Building Envelope
Wood Deterioration
  • General Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in construction engineering and management of construction material

  • Above Grade Design and Management of Repair Construction (Roofs, Walls, Doors, Windows, Waterproofing, Flashings, Skylights, Ventilation, and Decks)

  • Quality assurance

  • Roofing and wall system repairs

  • Planning and scheduling of remedial repair work

Construction Administration

PRESENTATIONS

• 2/27/2019 - CSI Fresno - Energy Efficient Building Enclosures

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA), 2006-2007 Board Member, San Francisco Section
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), Committee: D 08 on Roofing, Waterproofing and Bituminous Materials
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Faculty Advisor, NC A&T St. Univ. Student Chapter ASCE: 1994 1997
IIBEC (formerly Roof Consultants Institute), Former member of the Credentials and Research Committees
Western Construction Consultants Association (WestCon), 2008-2017, Treasurer 2016-2017
Western States Roofing Contractors Association (WSRCA)
National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA)

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California Professional Engineer license C42704