Forensic Engineering/ Building Science Services
The Harris & Sloan engineers and building science consultants have extensive experience in forensic Property Loss evaluations/analyses of structural/ non-structural damage caused by fire, wind, flood, soil subsidence, water intrusion, impact, construction defects, as well as cause and origin of structural and building envelope failures. Our team of professionals provides technical assistance to adjusters and attorneys in support of Property Loss, Builders Risk Claims, and Construction Defect.
We focus on providing reporting that uses engineering and science that can be understood in practical and definitive terms. Our active engagement in production, custom residential and commercial structural mechanical electrical and plumbing design, provides additional credibility to our findings as well as required mitigation/ repair recommendations. We are accustomed to working closely with cost estimators/ construction consultants in providing detailed scope of damage assessments and repair recommendations for practical and cost effective solutions.
Our Professionals include multi-discipline experts that are dual licensed as engineers and contractors, bringing practical expertise to our investigation process as well as sound knowledge of applicable model building codes, industry standards, and local building codes requirements.