This course 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 assessment of existing residential, commercial, or institutional structures, and the preparation of contingency plans based on those assessments.
This course has no prerequisites; however, a background in building science or forensic architecture/engineering is recommended.
- Methodology of Conducting a Building Condition Assessment
- The Building Structure Assessment
- The Building Envelope Assessment
- Written Reports and Presentation (incl. Depreciation Reports & FCI)
- 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 1000 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.