Kiran Sam Thomas Joins CopelandBEC

Copeland Building Envelope Consulting is pleased to welcome Kiran Sam Thomas to our growing team. Mr. Thomas joins as a Consultant after recently graduating from Northeastern University in Boston, MA with a Master of Science in Civil Engineering.

Mr. Thomas 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. He’s experienced in construction management and construction administration tasks such as RFI and submittal review, punch list management and construction observation.

Kiran will be contributing to our building envelope consulting work throughout the greater Boston area as well as across the Northeast.

Welcome to CopelandBEC, Kiran!

We’re Hiring

Interested in construction, architecture and building performance? Like the idea of spending time on construction sites and helping people solve unique problems in creative ways?

Copeland Building Envelope Consulting is looking for someone to join our growing team and we want to talk with you!

Here are some details about the position.

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Edward Farrington Joins CopelandBEC

Copeland Building Envelope Consulting is thrilled to announce that Edward Farrington has joined the firm as a Senior Project Manager. 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. Edward’s experience covers a wide variety of building and project types where he has developed innovative solutions to his clients’ unique building problems.

We’re excited to expand our capacity to serve our clients and we look forward to Edward’s contributions as a leader in the firm and in the industry. Welcome to the team, Ed!

UV Stability of Building Materials

An oft-overlooked characteristic of building materials is stability when exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light (i.e. sunlight ☀️). Some building materials are specifically intended for long term exposure to UV light, but many are not. Those that are not often have limited periods of time for which they remain stable when exposed to UV, and after that time they may degrade to the point that performance is reduced.

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