Evaluations & Assessments

Evaluations & Assessments

 

You Cannot Manage What You Have Not Measured.
Evaluation, Assessment and Forensic Investigation Services

Unsure of the true requirements for upgrading that “problem” roof ?

Need to submit a persuasive, multi-year budget for annual maintenance and repair projects, and look good doing it?

Experiencing major problems with a recently completed project?

Forensic Evaluation and Envelope Repairs



PSU Academic Support Building

Your solution begins with a thorough, professional, and independent assessment of the existing conditions – based on facts, not guesses or opinions.

The cost difference between a “repair” and “replacement” project is substantial, and a comparatively inexpensive assessment can provide the verifiable data you need to make a well-informed business decision.  Your solution begins with a thorough, professional, and independent assessment of the existing conditions – based on facts, not guesses or opinions.

ART provides comprehensive assessments of roofing and/or waterproofing project needs and provides detailed technical reports that include:

Description of the existing project construction and summary of existing conditions, with photographic documentation illustrating representative existing conditions.
Laboratory analyses and/or on-site testing as required to verify initial site observations.
Recommendations for upgrading existing roof and/or vertical wall construction, including system options that address first costs vs. life cycle costs for budgeting considerations.
Multi-year, prioritized program for addressing maintenance, repair, and replacement needs in the most cost-effective manner, considering the remaining useful life of the building component and the customer’s business environment and budgetary constraints.
Detailed cost estimates based on primary and alternative system upgrades for client approval.
       Lab Testing and Analysis



                                                                                     Existing Roof Core Sampling                      

                                                                                
  Electron Microscope Analysis



Completed Client Sample Projects:

Versailles Co-Op

PENNDOT