Phone (508) 238-3587

417 Purchase Street, S. Easton, MA 02375

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SERVICES

building envelope technologies, Inc.

The building envelope is
what we do.

We offer a full range of enclosure design and consulting services for both new and existing buildings, including investigation, design, construction observation, and testing.

ROOFING

Single Ply Membrane Roofs + EPDM + TPO + PVC + Modified Bitumen + Steep Slope Roofs + Asphalt Shingles + Slate + Copper + Terra Cotta Tile + Cedar Shakes

FACADES

Concrete + Brick Masonry + Stone + Curtain Wall + Rain Screens + ACM Panels + Air & Vapor Barriers + Exterior Siding & Trim

FENESTRATION

Architectural Windows and Doors + Curtain Wall + Storefront + Skylights + Replacement Windows + Historic Restoration

WATERPROOFING

Foundation / Plaza Waterproofing + Sub-Slab Gas & Vapor Barriers + Wall Coatings + Parking Garages + Balcony / Patio Coatings + Sealants + Water Repellents

INSPECTIONS

INSPECTIONS and CONDITION SURVEYS

  • Building Envelope Condition Surveys
    • Roofs, Facades, Windows/Doors, Balconies/Decks, Garages, Foundations, Basements
  • High Rise Facade Ordinance Surveys (City of Boston)
  • Aerial Drone Surveys
  • Interior Leak Surveys and Investigation
  • Parking Garage Chain Drag Surveys
  • Lender Services and Due Diligence Inspections
  • Claims Consulting and Litigation Support
  • Repair/Replacement Recommendations
  • Capital Planning
  • Budget Estimates

forensic analysis:

  • Leak Investigation and Water Testing
  • Test Cuts of Roofs/Walls
  • Infra-Red Scanning of Roofs/Facades
  • Hygrothermal Modeling Software (WUFI & THERM)
  • Material Testing

design

SCHEMATIC DESIGN:

  • Budget Analysis
  • Design and Performance Goal Review
  • Life Cycle Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • System Remediation Studies
  • Building Enclosure Commissioning

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT:

  • Basis of Design Review
  • Peer Review Assistance for Owners and Architects
  • Detailing of Envelope Components and Connections
  • Material Selection and Specifications
  • Historic Preservation Research and Program/Criteria Development
  • Hygrothermal Modeling Software (WUFI & THERM).
  • Code Consulting
  • Value Added/Engineering

construction documents:

  • Bid Package Preparation
  • Specifications
  • Construction Drawings

Bidding Phase:

  • Contractor Solicitation
  • Pre-bid Meeting
  • Addenda
  • Bid Opening
  • Bid/De-Scope Process
  • Contract Award

CONSTRUCTION OBSERVATION

  • Pre-Construction Coordination
  • Submittal Review
  • Construction Mockups
  • Construction Meeting Administration
  • Payment Requisition and Change Order Review
  • On Site Observation and Reporting
  • Quality Assurance / Quality Control
  • Field Testing
  • Aerial Drone Surveys and Inspections
  • Punch-lists and Sign-offs
  • Controlled Construction – Initial and Closeout Affidavits
  • Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx)

Testing

FENESTRATION air and water TESTING:

  • AAMA 501.2 Nozzle Spray Water Test
  • AAMA 502 Air and Water Infiltration Testing
    • ASTM E 1105 Vacuum Chamber Spray Rack Water Infiltration Test
    • ASTM E 783 – Vacuum Chamber Air Infiltration Test

QA/QC Field TESTING:

  • Forensic Water Testing to Identify Leak Sources
  • Roof Test Cuts
  • Sealant Pull Tests
  • Flood Tests
  • Coupon Thickness Sampling for Fluid Applied AVB and Waterproofing
  • Smoke Testing for Air and Vapor Barrier Assemblies
  • RILEM Masonry Absorption Testing
  • Blower Door Testing

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