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    Russo Barr Associates, Inc. is an engineering consulting firm that specializes in Building Envelope Technology. Our focus is the repair and renovation of building exterior components related to water and air infiltration. Our services range from project conception through construction period services, as well as litigation support.


    Types of Projects
  • Roofing Systems (Built-up, Single-ply, Slate, Shingle, Metal, PUF)
  • Window Systems (Wood, Metal, Vinyl, Skylights & Curtain Wall Systems)
  • Wall Systems (Masonry, Concrete, Stone, EIFS, Wood)
  • Parking Garage Restoration Structural repair and waterproofing
  • Mold and Mildew Remediation
  • Plaza Deck Waterproofing
  • Below Grade Waterproofing

  • Types of Services

    Investigation Phase Determine Existing Conditions & Issue Report

  • Review Existing Documentation studies & original architectural/engineering documents
  • Perform Field Work measurements, test cuts, water tests, lab tests, infrared moisture test
  • Provide Investigation Report findings, repair options & construction cost estimates
  • Implement Roof Asset Management Program checklist report & repairs

    Design Phase Analyze Design Parameters & Issue Construction Bid Documents

  • Analyze Investigation Phase Results & Repair Options
  • Create Construction Bid Documents drawings, details & specifications
  • Prepare State Agency Reimbursement Forms

    Bidding Phase Manage Bid Solicitation Process

  • Prepare bid solicitation notices & advertisements
  • Conduct on-site prebid meeting & issue addendum if necessary
  • Review bids, determine lowest responsive bidder & provide award recommendation

    Construction Phase Manage Construction Project

  • Project Start-up Prepare Owner/Contractor Contract; Conduct Pre-construction meeting
  • Project Administration Review: submittals, shop drawings, payment applications, change requests
  • Project Monitoring Perform construction observation & issue punchlist
  • Project Closeout Determine that work is complete & final paperwork is issued

    Litigation Support

  • Evaluation of component and system failure
  • Review and analysis of claims
  • Assistance in preparation of arguments and exhibits including expert testimony for arbitration or trial

    Please contact us concerning your building envelope consulting needs, for both on-going or prospective projects.

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    Burlington, Massachusetts
    tel: 781.273.1537
    fax: 781.273.1695