SERVICES

BUILDING ENVELOPE

  • FISP - Facade Inspection Safety Program (Formerly Local Law 11/98)
  • Facade Inspections & Repairs
  • Exterior Restoration & Rehabilitation
  • Historic Preservation (LPC - Landmark Preservation Commission)
  • Facade Materials                      Glass Facades
    • Brick & Mortar                       Curtain Wall
    • Masonry Stone                      Window Wall Systems
    • Terra-Cotta                            Store Fronts
    • Brownstone                           Doors & Windows
    • Marble

FORENSIC INVESTIGATION

  • Failure & Problem Solving
  • Insurance Claims - Cause of Failure
  • Water Infiltration & Leaks - Window/Roofs/Balconies/Bathroom
  • Air Infi;tration (Ultrasonic Testing Equipment/Smoke Tubes)
    • Odors - Smoke & Cooking Complaints
  • Non-Destructive Testing (Moisture Meters/Infrared Imaging/ Boroscopes)
  • Firestopping Issues & Code Compliance
  • Community Noise Mitigation - Neighbor & Construction Noise Levels
    • Sound & Vibration

FACADE INSPECTION SAFETY PROGRAM (FISP)

(FORMERLY KNOWN AS LOCAL LAW 11/98 (RCNY 103-04))  
Buildings 6 Stories or More Mandated for Inspection Every 5 Years
  • QEWI – Close Up Inspections
  • Exterior Walls
  • Appurtenances
  • Railings/Fire Escapes
  • Balcony/Terraces
  • Enclosures
  • A/C Units
  

INSPECTION & SURVEYS

  • Building Condition Assessments
    • Pre-Purchase Survey
    • Zoning Analysis/Code Studies & Review
    • ADA – American Disabilities Act
    • ANSI – American National Standards Institute
  • Storm Damage Assessments
  • Insurance Claims
  • Pre-Construction Surveys
    • Adjacent Apartments – Interiors
    • Neighboring Buildings - Exterior
  

ALTERATION & PEER REVIEWS

  
  • Architect of Record for Building
    • Represent the Board or Shareholders
    • Review Proposed Alterations/Renovations
    • Code Compliance & House Rules
  

ENVIRONMENTAL & SUSTAINABILITY

  
  • LEED Certification/Assistance
    • Green Roofs/White Reflective Roofs
    • Recycle/Reuse Building Materials
  • Brownfield Assistance
      
  

LITIGATION & DOB SUPPORT

  
  • Design/Construction Defect – Related Claims
  • Expert Witness/Testimony
  • NYC DOB/ECB Violations
    • Court Hearings
    • Certificates of Correction
  • Balcony/Terrace Enclosure Legalization