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About GCI Consultants

GCI is a team of highly experienced and dedicated experts in all aspects of the building envelope. Our primary focus is to provide value to our clients by assuring proper performance of the exterior glazing, wall, roofing and waterproofing systems as well as managing the impact of moisture on the interior of the building during and after the construction process. We assist by preventing problems in buildings under construction and by investigating problems and providing solutions for existing buildings with performance deficiencies. Our thousands of successful projects throughout North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean are a strong testament to our enduring contributions in every type of climate and region.

Tremco’s Solutions for Waterproofing Systems

A riveting and timely discussion between host Paul Beers and his guest Mike Buchholz of Tremco, covering a wide range of issues related to waterproofing, is now available on the "Everything Building Envelope" podcast. Mike Buchholz has been with Tremco since 2003 and is currently a regional district manager in the Commercial Sealants and Waterproofing [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Building Envelope, Waterproofing|Comments Off on Tremco’s Solutions for Waterproofing Systems

GCI Consultants Welcomes Bret Taylor To Our Team

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- GCI Consultants is pleased to announce the expansion of our expert team. Mr. J. Bret Taylor, Forensic Engineer/Senior Consultant joined our GCI team in the Summer of 2017 and now will support our engineering repair and forensic engineering clientele. Mr. Taylor's experience further strengthens the regional [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|Claims Analysis, Press Releases|Comments Off on GCI Consultants Welcomes Bret Taylor To Our Team

40-Year Building Recertifications

On the "Everything Building Envelope" podcast, host Paul Beers and his guest James LaGreca discussed everything you need to know about that looming 40-year building recertification date, demystifying the process with some solid information and good advice. James LaGreca is Director of Operations for DSS Condo, a subdivision of Development Services Solutions, a leading construction management firm in Florida. James has a Master of Architecture degree and also teaches Structural Systems at Florida International University.

By | June 7th, 2017|Building Codes, Building Envelope, Building Glazing Inspection, Building Maintenance, Construction, Construction Law, Engineering, Quality Control, Roofing, Windows|Comments Off on 40-Year Building Recertifications

Next Generation of Construction Professionals

How is the construction industry managing workforce development for the future? That's the topic Paul Beers of GCI Consultants discussed with guest Dr. Mittie Cannon on the Everything Building Envelope podcast. Dr. Cannon is the manager of workforce development with Amec Foster Wheeler, a global organization that provides services to numerous operations in the public and private sector. She brought that expertise to Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) -- the national trade industry association -- when she served as the chair of the Workforce Development and Initiatives Committee. She remains involved with workforce development at ABC on the national and local Alabama Chapter level.

By | May 12th, 2017|Construction|Comments Off on Next Generation of Construction Professionals

Pre-Glazed, Unitized, Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors

Pre-Glazed, Unitized, Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors Remarkable innovations in glazing were the focus of Paul Beer's discussion with Ray Crawford on the Everything Building Envelope podcast. Ray Crawford worked his way up from the ground floor of the Crawford-Tracey Corporation to his current position as president of the family business. The Crawford-Tracey Corporation is a [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|Building Glazing Inspection, Hurricanes, Waterproofing|Comments Off on Pre-Glazed, Unitized, Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors

Waterproofing Exterior Walls

Waterproofing Exterior Walls It might take years to see the effects of moisture infiltration to the house, but the results can be structurally devastating and expensive to repair. Preventing water from entering through the exterior wall is one of the most challenging parts of construction. Waterproofing Methods A barrier system is commonly used to prevent [...]

By | April 15th, 2017|Building Envelope, Waterproofing|Comments Off on Waterproofing Exterior Walls

GCI Consultants receives Committed to Engagement Award™

GCI Consultants proudly announces that it has just received the Committed To Engagement Award for the action they have taken to improve engagement in their business. The Committed to Engagement Award is independently verified and awarded by Engagement Multiplier – a global leader in improving employee engagement in the workplace.  To qualify for the award, [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Awards|Comments Off on GCI Consultants receives Committed to Engagement Award™

Chief Economist For ABC: Outlook for Construction Industry 2017

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national trade industry association representing 21,000 members organized in 70 chapters. ABC helps members develop people, win work and deliver work safely, ethically and profitably for the benefit of the communities where they work. Paul Beers of GCI Consultants welcomed Anirban Basu, Chief Economist for ABC, to the [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Construction|Comments Off on Chief Economist For ABC: Outlook for Construction Industry 2017

GCI Wins Readers Choice Awards

Fourth Annual Readers’ Choice Award Winners Announced March 1, 2017—Florida Community Association Journal magazine announced its fourth annual Readers’ Choice Award winners in the March 2017 issue of the magazine with an expanded section profiling notable winners for the year. One of the more notable winners was GCI Consultants, LLC. The FLCAJ Readers’ Choice Awards [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Awards|Comments Off on GCI Wins Readers Choice Awards

Introducing Mike Bowie

GCI Consultants is pleased to announce the expansion of our expert team. Mr. Mike Bowie, Senior Consultant joined our GCI team in the Fall of 2015 and now will operate our new Virginia location. This Virginia location further strengthens the regional footprint and client services of the company.  GCI now has six locations including Miami, [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Introducing Mike Bowie