We are a dedicated team of building science fanatics eager to help you make better buildings.

Bianca Arruda

Administrative Assistant

With broad experience in contract, insurance, and general administration Ms. Arruda keeps us all organized and on track.

William Begley

Senior Drafter

Mr. Begley is a talented drafter, designer and building envelope detailer. With nearly 40 years of professional experience Bill brings a wealth of knowledge to the firm. From that experience Bill is intimately familiar with the inner workings of roofing, waterproofing, windows, curtain wall, cladding and other building envelope systems.

Matthew Copeland, P.E.


Matthew Copeland, P.E.

An experienced building envelope consultant, Mr. Copeland has helped owners, architects, contractors, developers, property managers and attorneys throughout the United States to resolve their building envelope problems.

Matt founded Copeland Building Envelope Consulting in 2018, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in MA and 4 other states.

Mr. Copeland’s CV

Edward Farrington

Senior Project Manager

Edward Farrington

Mr. Farrington brings to the practice over 25 years of experience in the building enclosure and architecture field. Edward applies his knowledge and skill to construction administration, investigation, condition survey, peer review, building renovation, rehabilitation, historic restoration and new building design.

Peter Holt

Senior Project Manager

Mr. Holt has been working in the building envelope field for over 25 years. Peter has expertise in various aspects of enclosure consulting including roofing, waterproofing, fenestration, and air/water barriers. Peter is also an experienced project manager.

Nathan Kenison

Operations Manager and Consultant

Mr. Kenison has experience in project and property management, including project management roles on several large-scale condominium building envelope repair projects. In addition to his technical work as a Consultant, Nathan manages CopelandBEC operations infrastructure.

Sean Maiden, P.E.

Senior Consultant

Mr. Maiden has over 5 years of experience consulting on building envelope issues including investigations, peer reviews, laboratory and field testing, repair design, and building enclosure commissioning (BECx). Sean is a licensed Professional Engineer in IA.

Kiran Sam Thomas


Kiran Sam Thomas

Mr. Thomas has a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University and has previously worked in construction management roles on the new Lowell Trial Court in Lowell, MA as well as at Artech Celestia premium apartments in Trivandrum, India.

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