This course is designed for engineers, architects, or technologists working in the field of building science. It is specifically intended for professionals who intend to conduct contingency reserve fund studies and prepare depreciation reports for residential, commercial, or institutional structures.
This course has no prerequisites; however, a background in building science or forensic architecture/engineering is recommended.
- Introduction & Overview of Methodology
- Physical Analysis – Building Structure
- Physical Analysis – Building Envelope
- Physical Analysis – Interiors
- Physical Analysis – Mechanical & Electrical
- Physical Analysis – Site Work
- Financial Forecasting
- Written Reports and Presentation
- Case Studies
President, BEST Consultants Martin Gerskup Architect Inc.
Martin 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 as well as for the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Ryerson University. Martin has 35 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.
Operations Manager, BEST Consultants Martin Gerskup Architect Inc.
Mitchell has over 15 years of experience in the field of building condition assessments and reserve fund studies and specializes in the practice of building science and restoration engineering, with a background in structural and building systems engineering.