Building Science from First Principles
The function of the Building Envelope is to control the movement of air, energy, and moisture thus providing healthy, comfortable and resilient spaces for our society to thrive.
Busque Engineering was founded by Pierre-Michel Busque in 2008. Pierre's vision has created a boutique consulting firm comprised of experts and specialists passionate about Building Science.
The company strives to provide top calibre, on time, on budget, effective consulting services to deliver quantifiable value to our clients. Finding value in situations where convention would suggest it cannot be found is our specialty.
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Phone Number: 604.277.7787
Phone Number: 604.240.9988
PO Box 32030 Cambie R.P.O. Richmond BC V6X 3R9
We work on all types of buildings ranging from single-family homes, multi-family residential, low rise, mid rise, high rise to large institutional and industrial applications.
We are experienced in the latest energy design standards:
Vancouver Building Bylaw, B.C. Step Code, Passive House, NZEB, ASHRAE 90.1, and NECB.
We are experienced in the rehabilitation and upgrading of building envelopes for all types of existing building types, including ones with heritage designations.
Wether you require a full rehabilitation or a localized repair, we will be able to help your building's envelope perform its intended function.
We provide in-house 2D and 3D thermal modelling services starting at conceptual design.
We typically provide these services for new construction projects to quantify the effect of a building's geometry, massing and details on the thermal resistance of the envelope.
We have also provided modelling services for a proprietary thermal clip.
We perform forensic investigations to diagnose the extend of problems and provide our recommendation for repairs.
We deal with many issues with existing buildings ranging from condensation, water ingress, air leakage, and thermal separation to name a few.
Testing and Monitoring
We have conducted long term monitoring studies of new and existing buildings.
We can instrument buildings to validate a proposed repair methodology for a building currently experiencing issues.
We also provide whole-building airtightness and water penetration testing to the latest applicable technical standards for new and existing buildings.
Warranty Reviews and Building Envelope Condition Assessments
STOP REACTING, PLAN AND EXECUTE INSTEAD.
All types of Owners leverage our professional experience to stay one step ahead of problems, maintenance and system replacements with their buildings. We deliver concise reports tailored to match our individual client's priorities.
Expert Litigation Support & Failure Analysis
Our company is experienced in the review and preparation of technical expert witness reports for litigation.