Owner, Architect, Contractor
We provide the following curtain wall and building envelope design services for OAC (Owner / Architect / Contractor) clients:
Concept Design / Schematic Design / Design Development
To provide the design team with the ability to present a more defined and expected product within bid documents. This results in better bid prices and a higher quality end product.
We will ensure that the project team and trade contract bidders are presented a defined scope and constructible design for the building envelope or curtain wall system.
Peer Review of Construction Documents Prepared by Others
When not involved for design phases, we provide a technical review of documents prepared by others.
Bidding and Negotiation
We assist in the evaluation of the bids and proposals from the trade contractors.
Performance Mock-Up Testing Services
We provide a test procedure, review and evaluation of the performance mock-up design and physical testing that are applicable to the building project.
We will review shop drawings, structural calculations and product data for conformance to the specified criteria and design intent.
In this phase of work, we will periodically observe fabrication and assembly conditions, methods and techniques, and flag any non-conforming items.
We will periodically observe building envelope / curtain wall installation conditions and techniques, and flag any non-conforming items.
Expert Witness Testimony
We provide litigation support as an expert professional in the resolution of construction claims disputes arising from construction deficiencies, design deficiencies, materials failures, water leakage, construction delay, and accidents.
Construction Claims & Change Order Review
We provide review and analysis to report findings for any construction claim received regarding the curtain wall / building envelope.
We will examine the exterior facade including curtain wall, windows, storefronts, panels, precast, granite, marble, brick, caulking and other building elements for deterioration and performance issues.