CAT Response
CAT Response

Our team of forensic architects, professional engineers, and construction consultants have the experience and resources to respond in the aftermath of a catastrophic event including hurricane, tornado, wind, storm surge, hail, snow, ice, freezing, flooding, earthquake, and more. We organize teams of experts to manage and begin analyzing not only the largest and most complex losses but also large volumes of property and infrastructure claims. We quickly establish cause and extent of failure and damage to reduce business interruption and help get a business or property back up and operating.

Our early phase CAT response services to hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, blizzards, freezes, and floods includes:

  • Structural Evaluations and Scope of Damage Assessments
  • Building Envelope Damage Analyses
  • Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Equipment Damage Evaluations
  • Rough Order of Magnitude Cost Evaluations
  • Storm Surge and Hurricane Wind Assessments
  • Mitigation and Restoration Consulting
  • Remedial Design and Reconstruction Scope Development
  • Scope of Repair and Comparative Estimate Analysis
  • Origin and Cause Damage Assessments
  • Moisture Intrusion Analysis
  • Repair and Restoration Cost Estimating

Our long-term CAT response services include:

  • Building Envelope Failure and Damage Analysis
  • Analysis of Existing Architectural and Structural Building Systems for Damage Repair Requirements and Feasibility
  • 3D and Aerial Drone Imaging
  • Roofing System Evaluation and Testing
  • Structural Systems/Foundation Evaluations
  • Geotechnical/Subsurface Analyses
  • Invoice Analysis
  • Construction Specification and Bid Process Review/Oversight
  • Reconstruction Project Management
  • Clerking Services
  • On-Site Testing – Infrared, Moisture Survey, Uplift, Fastener Pullout
  • Standard of Care Evaluations
  • Builder’s Risk
  • Appraisals, Scope of Work, and Fair Market Cost
  • Supply Chain and Inflationary Impacts on Restoration Cost Estimates