Engineers are often engaged by owners to investigate buildings and structures, and to prepare comprehensive repair or maintenance plans based on the findings of the investigation. This one-day seminar will provide engineers with a good fundamental understanding of the steps required to successfully complete a building repair or maintenance project.
This seminar is designed for engineers, architects, or technologists working in the field of building science. It is specifically intended for professionals who must deal with the investigation and repair of existing residential, commercial, and institutional structures.
This seminar has no prerequisites; however, a background in building science or forensic architecture/engineering is recommended.
2. Modes of Failure
4. Scope of Work and Budget
5. Specifications, Tender Process, and Contracts
6. Contract Administration
7. Case Studies
Martin Gerskup Architect, Architect AIBC, OAA, MRAIC, is President of BEST Consultants Martin Gerskup Architect Inc. in Ontario and BEST Consultants Building Science Engineering Inc. in British Columbia.
He is a member of the Architectural Institute of British Columbia and the Ontario Association of Architects, and has taught as an Assistant Adjunct Professor and tutor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design and for the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Ryerson University.
Martin has 30 years of experience in the field of building condition assessments and reserve fund studies, and has worked on well over 1,000 buildings and structures.