RJH is sought out by attorneys for both plaintiffs and defendants involved in various types of construction litigation. We are experienced and have obtained the credentials necessary to provide forensic studies, expert testimony and litigation support for construction related disputes related to many issues pertaining to the exterior building envelope, waterproofing, and curtain wall design and construction matters. Our extensive expertise with all different types of clients from building Owners to the consulting for the General Contractors who build new construction building, we understand the different levels of services and consulting that clients need.
We strive to stay at the forefront of technology, products, and testing in our field. Through extensive forensic testing and building failure analysis, as well as continuing education we are familiar with the most current and up to date innovations in our field to provide our clients the highest level of Building Envelope Consulting.
Technical excellence is at the heart of our values. Our staff leads the profession in technical capabilities and achievements. Credentials include Professional Engineer (PE), Registered Waterproofing Consultant (RWC), Registered Exterior Wall Consultant (REWC), Registered Building Envelope Consultant (RBEC), Certified IR Thermographer (CEI) among others.
Our experience includes non-destructive condition surveys using digital infrared (IR) thermography. Infrared thermography allows us to pinpoint thermal anomalies on building materials, which may translate to underlying construction deficiencies or deteriorated building components.
During construction or restoration projects, we provide construction observations, review of payment applications, change orders, project oversight and other misc. constriction admin. services required by our clients.
Our expertise allows us the knowledge to provide performance testing of windows, rails, and doors. Specifically with our condominium clients along the Gulf of Mexico, leaks in windows and sliding glass doors are always an issue that needed to be solved. In addition, the rail systems always needed to be evaluated to ensure that they satisfy the safety requirements of the FL building code. We provide the required railing inspections.