Orata Engineering’s multi-disciplinary team is equipped to handle a variety of forensic assessments. Our client base includes the legal and insurance industries, condo boards and property management professionals, as well as homeowners. Our building sciences expertise allows us to assess several kinds of building failures, including:
- Determining the cause of uncomfortable environmental conditions within a building (drafts, cold spots, odours, areas with increased humidity, poor air quality)
- Cracking or sagging of structural elements of the property such as beams, foundation walls, and columns
- Investigating the source of water leakage into assembly cavities or the home
- Identifying the root of drywall cracking, staining, or deformation
- Addressing condensation build up in attics, crawl spaces, or basements
- Evaluating a building’s envelope integrity (insulation quality, vapour control rating, HVAC performance)
- Detecting air leakage spots
- Finding the cause of excessive energy consumption
Orata Engineering can investigate, identify, and diagnose these types of building envelope failures and more. Orata provides detailed reports for all of our forensic investigations, as well as the resulting conclusions, empowering our clients with timely and accurate solutions.
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Let us serve you as an expert witness in court. We can provide expert reports in this capacity, should the need arise. Our familiarity with the insurance and legal industries allows us to execute our roles as Forensic Experts efficiently and effectively by avoiding costly explanations of the subtleties in the insurance and legal worlds. Contact us today, Submit an Assignment!
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BEYOND THE COURT OF LAW From the beginning, people associated the term “Forensics” with the court of law. However, over time it has become linked to Forensic Engineering and Forensic Science. The word forensics comes from the Latin word forensis, which means “of or...