Infrared inspections by Building Diagnostics Group have saved clients thousands of dollars by discovering deficient areas within their buildings. We provide inspections for multi-family and commercial real estate in Fort Collins, CO, and across the nation.
Since 2002, Building Diagnostics Group (BDG) has specialized in infrared building science, aerial thermography, and water testing procedures that enable us to identify the cause and origin of most roof and building failures.
Robert Scherer, President of BDG, has over 25 years of residential and commercial construction experience. He is certified in Advanced Building Diagnostics and a pioneer in the field of moisture intrusion and building defect investigations with the use of infrared thermography. He is also an ITC Certified Level III Thermographer with over 15 years of thermography experience, a Certified Indoor Environmentalist, and a Certified Mold Inspector.
Utilizing only high-resolution FLIR SYSTEMS thermography equipment (the highest-quality infrared equipment in the industry) and several camera systems designed for different uses, Robert and his highly trained team perform the most comprehensive non-destructive building investigations available today.
Multi-Family Building Inspections
All properties experience natural and manmade deterioration, but multi-family properties and apartment buildings are more complex and have more systems and features than other types of properties.
The most useful inspections uncover the true condition of the property including all of the major systems, such as roofing, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and structure. Consequently, it’s important to hire a company with extensive experience in the construction, maintenance and inspection of commercial buildings.
Infrared inspections detect temperature variations in the components of a building envelope, such as the roof (which is intended as a weather-tight skin), windows (which should admit sunlight but keep rain out), walls (which should create a rain and heat/cold shield), foundations (which are intended to keep water and frost out), and other hidden places. Inspections can reveal small defects, such as moisture leaks, energy loss and electrical malfunctions, before they escalate into major crises.
Upon completion of your inspection, BDG will deliver a comprehensive narrative report of our findings with deficiencies identified, photos of the deficiencies to provide visual evidence of the building’s condition that can be viewed in digital or hard-copy format, and recommendations for replacement and repair.
Our specialties include:
Exterior building inspections – We thoroughly evaluate the exterior wall system of buildings for water intrusions that may have damaged the exterior sheathing and/or structural components to effectively identify potential hidden defects.
Interior building inspections – We have the ability to quickly pinpoint the exact location of water intrusions with little or no physical disassembly of the premises and with minimal disturbance to the occupants.
Commercial roof surveys – Infrared roof inspections are a non-contact and non-destructive testing method to determine active roof leaks. The infrared camera enables a professional thermographer to scan large areas of the roof from a distance.
Energy audits – We can identify and address areas where heat loss and moisture intrusion are negatively impacting an apartment building’s performance with infrared inspection of commercial structures and HVAC systems.
Building Diagnostics Group is your best choice for infrared inspection in Fort Collins, CO. We have the credentials and expertise to meet your needs. Please contact us at (888) 317-4568 to discuss your needs and receive a free quote.