Building Envelope Leak Investigation

All your roofing and building envelope needs, under one roof.

Our water and air infiltration experts take a systematic approach to investigating, testing, and accurately locating potential leak sources on existing buildings.

Our calibrated Sprayrack® equipment is operated by our experienced field technicians who are proficient with American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and North American Fenestration Standards/Specifications (NAFS) for curtain walls, storefronts, windows, doors and skylights. Testing is conducted in general accordance with the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM®) standards for all investigations in order to achieve the highest degree of results and solutions.

Types of Water/Air Entry Investigations:

  • Roof Enclosures
  • Building Envelopes
  • Windows
  • Skylights
  • Doors
  • Curtain Walls /Storefronts

IRSC’s SEVEN-step ASTM® Investigation Procedure:

  1. Review of Project Documents
  2. Evaluation of Design Concept
  3. Determination of Service History
  4. Inspection
  5. Investigative Testing
  6. Analysis
  7. Report Generation

Benefits of Non-destructive Water/Air Investigations:

  • Identify Manufacturer Defects
  • Identify Source of Leaks and Permanent Solutions vs. Multiple/Continuous and Costly Patches and Repairs
  • Replicate Leaks Quicker and Accurately Using a Systematic Procedure
  • 3rd Party, Unbiased and Expert Results for Forensic Needs

The best approach to further protect your building from ongoing water damages (asset, physical and financial) is to conduct a proper Building Envelope Leak Evaluation (this includes after repairs are made). This will ensure all waterproofing components are functioning and installed properly.