GCI’s suite of services includes engineering and inspection services. Led by Alfonso Alzamora, P.E, services include the assessment of various buildings and projects for compliance with the applicable building codes, acceptable standards of the construction industry and general condition inspections. GCI Consulting provides structural inspections of new buildings and building restoration. Our services include assessment of the condition and adequacy of existing building elements with regard to serviceability, durability and expected useful life. We provide design specification and inspection of building envelope systems that require scheduled repair and or replacement. Our inspections also include the post construction, forensic engineering inspection of buildings and building systems for verification of construction with regard to building code compliance and compliance with approved design documents.
Architectural Engineering Consulting
GCI Consultants provide specialty architectural engineering consulting services for new construction as well as retrofit and repair of existing facilities. Our experience includes exterior building envelope systems, such as roofing, waterproofing, coatings, windows, wall cladding, and sealants. Our building envelope engineering services are particularly focus on consulting with Architects and Owners on window and cladding systems requirements to meet South Florida’s enhanced wind loads and requirements in high wind protection zones.
Expert Witness and Forensic Engineering
Our services also include failure assessment / performance analysis of distressed building envelope elements. In depth Forensic Engineering analysis of building envelope systems failures and product failures. We provide litigation, expert witness and mediation support.
Project Management services include technical analysis of project requirements and feasibility cost estimates; bid assistance including preparation of outline form technical specifications, pre-bid meetings with bidders, analysis of bids received for completion and compliance with project requirements; and contract administration including review of submittals and RFI’s, inspection and testing services.