Knowledge Is Your Best Defense

Full-Service Building Envelope Experts

Construction attorneys and industry professionals rely on our experts for strategies to assess and resolve their building performance concerns. We're also called upon to provide expert opinions to help settle complex construction cases.
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200+ Combined Years of Field Experience

Building envelope science is complex. Our clients rely on us to distill testing and performance data into insightful, actionable plans that solve building envelope problems and prevent them from happening again.

The GCI team specializes in every aspect of the building envelope and has vast field experience with construction claims, natural disaster assessments and forensic investigations. You will not find a more dedicated group of professionals, with a more unique skillset, anywhere else.

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Service Offerings

Construction Defect Litigation Consulting

Litigation Consulting

We put our extensive field experience to work for our clients as expert witnesses in construction litigation cases. We're seasoned in the courtroom and know how to effectively communicate with you, your clients, and the jury. View Litigation Services. 
Building Envelope Forensics

Forensic Investigation

We specialize in identifying and resolving existing building envelope performance problems. Our team can conduct  building envelope investigations to thoroughly assess existing damage, using the latest technology and industry-backed testing standards. View Forensic Services. 
Catastrophe Claims

Catastrophe Claims

We have extensive experience conducting hurricane evaluations and preparing detailed storm damage claims that have helped hundreds of clients recover from catastrophic weather events. Learn More

Prepared To Serve Clients Worldwide

GCI is here to help you solve your building envelope problems, with team members bilingual in English and Spanish.
Whether you’re in an area that experiences year-round severe weather, or the occasional heavy storm, call on the experts at GCI to help.


Learn From Our Experts

We're passionate about all things building envelope and we love to share what we've learned from conducting hundreds of forensic investigations.

Everything Building Envelope Podcast

Everything Building Envelope Podcast

Our podcast series features experts discussing current trends and issues surrounding the building envelope.
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GCI Consultants Blog

GCI Consultants Blog

Our blog tackles topics like construction law, building codes, claims analysis, glass and glazing, exterior wall systems, and building envelope damage.
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Building Envelope Video Library

Building Envelope Video Library

Watch our experts inspect buildings, conduct testing, and discuss expert witness testimony. You'll also find client and employee testimonials about what it's like to work with us.
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Recognized As Industry Leaders

We have been recognized by clients, media and industry professionals for our consistent ability to solve problems effectively and efficiently.

We have found GCI to be a very competent, experienced, and professional organization. The GCI team is very knowledgeable on the industry standards relative to the fenestration industry and how those standards affect proper testing and installation of windows and doors. Additionally, GCI has the necessary experience to properly translate these requirements, and its opinions regarding the same, into needed reports. We highly recommend GCI as experts for issues relating to the window and door industry.
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