Why Roof Inspections are Important

Roofs are often ignored until a problem shows up inside the building that can’t be ignored. We posted about this on LinkedIn today.

The issue is that roofs are hard to see. You have to actively decide to go up there and look around, or have someone do it, to know what’s going on. If you wait until water shows up in the office or bedroom downstairs—or part of the roof is in the parking lot because it blew off—then it is too late. Damage from a roof leak that has made its way into the building is often extensive, and far more expensive to fix than just the cost of repairing the roofing alone.

Roof inspections, performed regularly, help to solve this problem. Benefits of annual (at least) roof inspections include:

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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!

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!