GCI provided geotechnical engineering for the design phases of the Gowdy Field Redevelopment. This urban infill site, previously an unregulated landfill...
With an increased focus on energy efficiency and GREEN/LEED building construction, most specifications now require water infiltration testing of building envelopes and glazing systems. The impact of water intrusion can result in mold issues, reduced indoor air quality, and even structural decay. Leaky windows also increase a building's operating cost.
GCI now offers "Field Water Spray Testing" in accordance with AAMA 501.2. The hose nozzle test is the most common specified new construction field test for installed storefront and curtainwall systems. This test allows for rapid quality assurance testing, as well as a useful tool to identify failure points when a water penetration occurs.
For more information, contact Bob Hiles at GCI 614-895-1400
Geotechnical Consultants Inc. (GCI) provides a complete range of practical, cost-effective geotechnical engineering, environmental, and construction materials engineering and testing services to help clients manage risk and make timely informed decisions.
With GCI's sound engineering principles, in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements, experienced personnel and innovative approach, clients trust that their projects will be completed on time with future risk mitigated.