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Operations & Maintenance Phase

Forensic Services

Raba Kistner’s Forensic Services are needed when distress, deterioration, failure, loss of function, or reduced performance occurs in architectural or engineered building assemblies, components, or equipment. Our in-house resources include professional engineers, registered architects and certified technical staff experienced in forensics. The integration of similar resources from other Raba Kistner Departments allows us to solve complex problems for owners, investors, lenders, property managers, architectural and engineering consultants and contractors.

Raba Kistner’s Forensic Services ultimately may be used for assessments, remediation, repair, claims adjustments or litigation. These services include, but are not limited to:

  • Structural Assessments: Commercial/Educational/Multi-Family Buildings, Parking Facilities, Stadiums, High Mast Light Poles for Parks and Schools, Retractable and Fixed Bleachers
  • Property Condition & Maintenance Assessments: Higher Education, Commercial, Secondary Education, Apartment/Condominium Complexes, Parking Facilities – surface and structured, Historic Buildings, Warehouses
  • Destructive & Non-Destructive Testing (NDT): Slab Moisture Testing, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), Floor Friction Testing, UPV Testing, Relative Elevation Surveys, Building Assembly Moisture Testing, Thermography
  • Specialty Services: Fire/Smoke/Water/Windstorm Damage Assessments, ADA Assessments, Building Code Evaluations, Life Safety Reviews, Structural Load Testing, Building Air Leakage Testing 
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