Building Envelope Engineering
Document Review – Busque Engineering maximizes building envelope performance by ensuring compliance with good practice and with building codes. We review architectural drawings and details and shop drawings, then provide a detailed report identifying areas of concern along with a list of recommendations on how to address those concerns.
Window Testing – Window testing ensures the manufacture and installation is meeting the highest standards of quality. With our specialised equipment, we can conduct window tests to AAMA 501.2, ASTM E1105, ASTM E547-00, and ASTM E331-00 Standards.
Field Reviews – Busque Engineering performs field reviews to ensure compliance with the construction documents, applicable building code and good practice. We provide detailed reports identifying areas of concern and recommendations on how the concerns that we identified should be addressed.
Depreciation Reports – We have the staff and expertise to create Depreciation Fund Studies for your building. Our reports provide an opinion on the timing and future cost of major repairs and replacements to your buildings and facilities and include three 30 year cash flow models.
RCABC Certified Roof Inspections – Our Registered Roof Observer’s (RRO’s) comply with RGC policies and procedures ensuring our inspectors knowledgebase is fully up-to-date.
Contract Documents – Busque Engineering has drawn on its experience to create custom details and designs for unique projects throughout British Columbia. We can design detail packages specific to your project to maximize the performance of your building envelope.
Tendering and Bid Review – We have worked with many contractors over the years and has developed a working relationship with some of the best contractors available.
Contract Administration – Busque Engineering will work the contractors on site. We conduct enhanced field reviews ensuring the work complies with contract documents and good practice. We ensure the value of work billed by the contractor is appropriate to that in place on site.
Field Reviews – Busque Engineering field reviews to ensure compliance with the construction documents, applicable building code and good practice. We provide detailed reports identifying areas of concern and recommendations on how the concerns that we identified should be addressed.
Busque Engineering’s staff are highly trained professionals with decades of experience in the building science field. We utilise our extensive knowledge and advanced investigative techniques to provide accurate and detailed expert testimony for building envelope failures on all types of buildings.