At Building Works USA we provide our clients with buildings that operate at a higher level of performance and sustainability. A solid understanding of building science is our primary focus in delivering building performance to our clients.
Whether we are working with our clients to help define their Owners’ performance requirements based on needs for new buildings, or performing building forensics on buildings that aren’t performing, we strive to be the Owners advocate.
As Building Enclosure Commissioning Authorities, we offer services from helping the Owner develop their performance requirements in pre-design, through the design, bid and construction process to occupancy. We provide commissioning based our belief that commissioning is a quality assurance process.
One of our most important services is being the Owners advocate bringing the concept to a successful reality.
As Building Forensics Consultants we provide a holistic, root cause analysis approach to building issues including moisture and indoor air quality issues. We believe its important to take a holistic approach, looking at the building construction, the use of the building, and the impact that mechanical systems have on the building and occupants. By using a holistic approach with building use, coupled with building science, we are able to provide the Owner with an accurate picture of how their building is operating.
With our building enclosure testing services, we provide a wide range of comprehensive and dynamic testing services including: indoor air testing including; microbial, volatile organic compounds, respirable contaminants, bacterial, and trend log data collection and analysis. Building condition testing services include; water leak testing, moisture surveys, infrared thermography surveys, functional performance testing of building envelope components and assemblies, neutral buoyancy smoke testing, large building air leakage and moisture analysis.
As building Owners ourselves, we understand the need to have a properly functioning building that is an efficient and healthy environment for our people and our processes.