• Building Envelope Consultants and Scientists

Multifamily property managers, condo and homeowners’ associations, and directors focus on the comfort of their tenants and owners. When issues arise, the need to address them quickly is key to continued satisfaction. BECS specializes in the needs of multifamily residential properties.

BECS can assess your properties and provide capital expenditure forecasts so that you can phase and budget for repairs and replacement projects. We will help our clients address current and future maintenance cycles to ensure building longevity and service life, as well as, estimate return on investment timelines for performance enhancements.

BECS assists our commercial clients with repurposing/repositioning, historic requirements for reuse or rehabilitation, due diligence surveys prior to selling or purchasing properties, and provide estimated capital expenditure needs for the duration of the building’s service life.

Common Multifamily Structures and Components:

  • Building Façades
  • Parking Structures
  • Pedestrian Bridges & Walkways
  • Balconies and Fire Escapes
  • Equipment Rooms
  • Historic Structures & Monuments
  • Plaza Decks & Recreation Areas
  • Roofs, Windows, and Skylights
  • Rooftop Anchors and Davits

BECS is a proud member of the Community Associations Institute’s Chesapeake, North Carolina, and Washington Metro Chapters.

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BECS identified that to provide the best solutions to our clients, we need to ensure the expertise of performance testing should be at our client’s fingertips, so we developed BECS Labs. BECS Labs provides field and laboratory testing capabilities to fully support our building envelope consultants. We bring the experience and foremost experts in the industry to the science of the building envelope and its performance. BECS Labs can test the performance of the building and bring to the project actionable data. BECS Labs will test how your current building performs, test products to ensure they have the capacity to keep the inside in and the outside out.

  • Forensic Testing
  • Thermal, Moisture and Air Infiltration
  • Acoustic Performance Analysis
  • Air Barrier Inspections and Whole Building Air Tightness
  • Performance Mockup Design and Testing
  • Mortar Analysis and Masonry Absorption
  • Life Safety / Structural Load Testing
  • Electronic Leak Detection of Membranes
  • Product Testing and Evaluations
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