RD&I provides professional roof engineering services throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. Clients include architectural and engineering firms, colleges and universities, property management companies, real estate investment groups, and large corporations.
Services Provided by RD&I:
We provide investigation of existing roof systems and other exterior building components. At times problems may arise with roof systems with no apparent reason visible to an untrained eye. The roof engineer brings his knowledge and ability to analyze the surface conditions. He performs and analyzes test cuts that can reveal hidden problems. His solutions offer a client unbiased appraisal of the conditions.
Specialized knowledge of roofing systems makes a roof engineer the ideal person to design your roofing, waterproofing, flashing, sealant and masonry restoration projects.
Not associated with contractors or manufacturers, the roof engineer offers his client a practical estimate to use as a basis for long and short term financial planning.
The roof engineer directs the client to contractors who have proven ability to perform.
The roof engineer is the liaison for the client. He manages routine administrative duties. The engineer keeps the client current with their contractual responsibilities and assists in fulfilling them.
The roof engineer offers the client the comfort of knowing they have a person representing them who is knowledgeable of the project requirements and sees to it that they are met.
Under special circumstances the roof engineer will be called upon to manage projects that require several contractors.
Periodic inspection of existing conditions can eliminate costly repairs by dealing with minor ones as they occur.
The roof engineer represents and supports the client's rights when disputes with contractors or manufacturers arise.
At times the roof engineer may be called upon to testify as an expert witness in construction litigation.
The roof engineer will prescribe the appropriate testing methods to determine if materials and/or their installation meet the required performance standards.
The roof engineer's in-depth knowledge of roof systems and related adjoining components provide a keen eye to review other designers' documents.
Provided in a comprehensive format with supporting documents.
The roof engineer's trained eye can inform a prospective buyer or seller of any unexpected costs related to the existing roof system.