Structural Forensics & Analysis

PFI provides Engineering investigation and structural failure analysis, evaluates and assesses losses in structural strength, functionality and value. We provide detailed damage analysis and evaluation plus litigation support for construction defects, building envelope problems, structural decline and damage due to fire, explosion or water ingress. We evaluate structural detriment and damage to masonry, stucco and siding, industrial frame and bin failures to soils and other “built environment” materials and provide detailed, fact based, and unbiased reports.

Services Include:

  • Building envelope assessments
  • Structural condition assessments
  • Code reviews and code compliance reviews
  • Project management
  • Assessment of wood, concrete, steel and other structural material damage due to water or fire
  • Assessment of foundation damage due to frost or soils swelling or other earth movements
  • Assessment of structural damage due to explosions impact, or heavy equipment operations
  • Structural failure of bins, silos and other thin shell elements
  • Assessment of failures due to snow loading, wind, vibration, tree impacts, and lightening
  • Assessment of failures due to design problems
  • Investigations via drone (high or inaccessible areas)
  • Finite element analysis (FEA)
  • Litigation services
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P.Eng Stamps (CAN)

  • British Columbia
  • Alberta 
  • Saskatchewan 
  • Manitoba 
  • Ontario
  • Northwest Territories
  • Quebec (in progress)

PE Stamps (USA)

  • Texas
  • Michigan
  • Indiana
  • Ohio (in progress)
  • New York (in progress)
  • Pennsylvania (in progress)
  • West Virginia (in progress)