Expertise DescriptionI have over 50 years of experience in general contracting with specialized expertise in windows, wall systems, glazing and waterproofing of building structures; also experienced in structural performance, window installation, air infiltration, building movement, glass breakage, insulated glass failures, sealant failures, design and construction of low-rise frame buildings, curtainwalls and EIFS; frequently participates in seminars on sealants and wall systems and gives private seminars to architectural and general contracting firms in California. I have more than 20 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My consulting services include New Construction Design: Window System, Skylight, and Building Envelope, as well as Existing Building Re-design: Determine cost effective solution for repair; Renovation; Energy efficient improvements.
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My expert witness experience includes: Residential and Commercial Windows; Metal and Glass Curtainwalls; Masonry Wall Systems; Caulk Joints; Sliding Glass Doors; Independent Glass Wall Systems; Insulated and Coated Failed Glass; Skylights and Solariums; Storefronts; Exterior Insulation & Finish Systems; Stucco Wall Systems; Glazed Entrances; French Doors; Spontaneous Glass Breakage; Exterior Wall Coatings; General Waterproofing.
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Primary AffiliationAmerican Architectural Manufactures Association (AAMA)