BUILDING SCIENCES
Building Sciences services lie at the heart of our capabilities and require the combination of both knowledge and experience from all of our areas of expertise. Building Sciences provided by Forge Engineering are performed within an engineering framework utilizing a complete systematic approach that provides effective and efficient answers to our clients' needs.
Construction Materials Consulting
— Forge personnel provides reviews of construction materials specifications prior to construction such as cladding, fenestration systems, exterior coatings, stucco, concrete, asphalt, roofing, and waterproofing materials to verify compliance with specifications and to prevent component conflicts.
Forge personnel inspects construction materials during construction such as cladding, fenestration systems, exterior coatings, stucco, concrete, asphalt, roofing, and waterproofing materials to verify compliance with specifications.
Forge Engineering provides clients with failure analysis and offers repair recommendations for construction materials such as cladding, fenestration systems, exterior coatings, stucco, concrete, asphalt, interlocking concrete pavers, pavement, roofing, and waterproofing materials.
Load Testing
— Forge is known as the leading expert in Florida for performing verification/qualification load tests on structural components and temporary guardrail systems.
Building Condition Surveys
— Forge can perform physical condition surveys of structures for refinance or pre-purchase requirements. Our building condition surveys are used to identify and document existing conditions as they relate to needed repairs and projected life expectancy, while also providing opinions of costs for the replacement or repair of building and/or site components. Our personnel have performed building condition surveys on various types of properties across the United States.
Reserve Studies
— Forge provides state required full-reserve studies and reserve study updates for condominium and homeowner associations, as well as property management firms.
Bank Owned Properties
— We also offer risk assessment reviews of properties prior to repossession by lending institutions. Forge can provide assistance to lending institutions to help prioritize remediation work to facilitate the liquidation of those assets, thereby minimizing further deterioration of the asset as well as address requirements for Phase I and II audits for short sale or foreclosure transactions.