Elevation Baptist Church

HICAPS provided quality assurance consulting for construction of a new church sanctuary. Services included document and submittal review, pre-installation mock-up of building envelope, and random testing of store front system and windows.
Location: Raleigh, NC
Customer: Edifice
Start Date:10/01/2009
End Date: 04/01/2010
Continue Reading
0

Harrah’s Cherokee Special Event Center & Casino

General Contractor retained HICAPS to provide critical third party inspections of new Gaming Facility, where costs for re-work would significantly affect operations. Concrete was tested for moisture prior to final finishes. Exterior cladding was inspected during installation. Mock-up of window installation ensured no leaks confirmed with random testing. Roofing assessment and scope of insulation damage also included.
Location: Cherokee, NC
Customer: Yates / Rentenbach
Start Date:04/01/2009
End Date: 11/01/2010
Continue Reading
0

Action Greensboro – Center City Park

Provided post occupancy inspection of public park in center of downtown Greensboro after five years of use and modifications. Identified deferred maintenance issues and validated life cycle costing assumptions made at design.
Location: Greensboro, NC
Customer: Rentenbach
Start Date:10/01/2010
End Date: On-going

Continue Reading
0

GE – Hitachi ATC II Window Failure Investigation

Provided Window testing for newly completed construction project. Reviewed construction documents and submittal information to determine cause of insulated glass unit failure for General Contractor to use in resolving cost implications with Owner.
Location: Wilmington, NC
Customer: John S. Clark
Start Date:12/01/2009
End Date: 08/01/2011

Continue Reading
0

Access Controls

In Asheville, NC at the Charles George VAMC, HICAPS provided support and management services for a number of low voltage projects. An access control/card reader and intrusion detection system was installed around the campus. These readers are tied to the networked CCure Access Control System and include fire alarm interface relays to release the locks in case of a fire emergency. This is an ongoing project and HICAPS is currently working to make all of these stations PIV ...
Continue Reading
0

Envelope Consulting – Westin Hotel

The project was construction of an eight-story hotel. HICAPS provided envelope consulting and review of water penetration testing of installed windows and louvers as well as expert opinion and recommendations to EMC regarding the adequacy of the company’s detailing of EIFS wall penetrations.
Location: Richmond, VA
Customer: EMC Services

Continue Reading
0

Window Leakage Diagnostics – Clear Channel Broadcasting

HICAPS performed diagnostic water penetration testing on and assessments of newly installed window installations according to ASTM and AAMA standards to determine the cause of observed leakage. Leakage sources were identified and corrective recommendations were provided to the general contractor.
Location: Greensboro, NC
Customer: Samet Construction

Continue Reading
0

Moisture Intrusion Investigation – Pennybyrn at Maryfield

HICAPS performed investigations to identify the sources of moisture intrusion potentially leading to microbial growth under resident units at the facility and to assess moisture-related damage. The investigations included inspections of the grades around each unit, below-grade foundation vents, drainage systems and sump pumps and ground moisture, visual and IR thermographic inspections of interior foundation walls and HVAC and exhaust ductwork and moisture content measurements of building materials. A report including recommended steps for addressing identified sources of ...
Continue Reading
0
Page 1 of 2 12