We are able to provide a wide range of construction project services to our clients, encompassing the full range of construction activities from design activities, to on site testing, remediation and observation of building work and expert witness in dispute resolution.
Expert Witness & Dispute Resolution
If you find yourself in the unfortunate position of being in a legal dispute regarding construction issues, it is likely that the other party will engage a construction professional to prepare evidence and act for them as an independent expert. We attend at formal legal proceedings to present expert evidence in support of claimants or defendants in construction-related disputes, including commercial lease building condition disputes.
Weathertight Design and Modelling
It is common for weathertight detailing on plans and specifications to be missing one or more critical details which relate to weathertight performance, or to be drawn and specified incorrectly, even after a building consent has been issued and work has started on site. Our knowledge and experience in weathertight assessment and design give us the ability to assess and design…
Clerk of Works Inspections
We carry out Clerk of Works, Building Code Compliance or Quality Assurance duties including full time or intermittent construction site observation to ensure compliance with the building consent, building code and quality of work. By engaging a Clerk of Works you enroll a separate set of eyes and ears to the project who can be engaged on a full time or…
Air permeability (Blower door) testing
We are able to measure the air leakage (infiltration) of a building enclosure using our Minneapolis model 4 blower door and DG-1000 digital pressure gauge. The benefits of identifying and remedying air leakage points in the envelope of a building include…
Fenestration Joinery testing
Through thorough testing methods, we’re able to identify areas of water ingress through the joinery or the junction with the surrounding structure, if any occurs during testing. It’s important to get a building consultant involved as early as possible to test the window or door installation and save on unforeseen costs or time delays further into the project.