Evaluation — Page 2

Mechanical Roof Replacement

Mechanical Roof Replacement

Project Type: Evaluation and Design  The Vital Structure:  Mechanical Roof Replacement Issue   Vital Structures was retained to perform an evaluation of the existing EPDM roofs of the main building. The facilities manager specifically noted that after a rooftop...
University Cooling Tower

University Cooling Tower

Project Type: Evaluation  The Vital Structure:  University Cooling Tower Issue Vital Structures was called for a general condition assessment for the main cooling tower system of a university campus steam generation plant. Cooling Towers are supported on a reinforced...
Wood-framed Building Envelope Failure

Wood-framed Building Envelope Failure

Project Type: Evaluation, Design, Construction Administration  The Vital Structure:  Wood-Framed Envelope Failure Issue Several wood-framed 2-3 story buildings built between 2009-2014, using vinyl siding and accent-areas of thin-brick veneer were exposed to the severe...
Parking Garage

Parking Garage

Project Type: Evaluation  The Vital Structure:  Parking Garage  Issue The owner of a parking garage contacted Vital Structures to evaluate the garage steel framing due to corrosion. The structure consisted of a cast-in-place concrete parking deck with traffic coating,...
Plaza Deck

Plaza Deck

Project Type: Evaluation The Vital Structure: Plaza Deck Issue The existing, plaza deck system is an expansive, mixed-use facility that acts as the waterproofing for the roof of an underground parking garage. This plaza also serves as access to multiple storefronts...