DEC Enviro offers building science services which consist in determining expected capital investments during financing projects, re-financing or acquisition. A visual inspection as well as a quick diagnostic can help owners plan building refurbishing as well as enhance building performance. Our works allows lenders, buyers and sellers estimate capital investments to be incurred during a specific determined timeframe.

Services Offered in Building Sciences

Property Condition Assessments (ASTM E2018 standard)

  • Roof inspections
  • Inspection of a building’s exterior (exterior walls/facades, windows and foundations, sub-structure)
  • Mechanical and electric systems
  • Multi-story building façade inspections as required by law
  • Inspection of interior parking structures as required by law
  • Asbestos Containing Materials and mold surveys

Roofing Systems

  • Roof inspection report
  • Supervision and Quality control during roofing work
  • Deficiency detection and repair planification
  • Plans and estimates for repairs
  • Preventive maintenance programs
  • Infrared inspections

Building Exteriors

  • Deficiency detection and repair planification
  • Heat loss analysis
  • Component evaluation
  • Deficiency repair estimate
  • Work monitoring
  • Quality control

Interior Parking garages

  • Assessment of delamination of concrete tiles
  • Assessment of corrosion potential
  • Repair planification and estimate
  • Work monitoring

Forensic Expertise

  • Technical opinion in case of lawsuit and presence in court