The Charles Taylor Engineering Technical Services team is a highly experienced group of architects, engineers, and support staff who provide specialized knowledge and un-paralleled service to those in the design and construction industry.


We offer expert services in third-party design review, quality assurance construction observations, and performance testing to help reduce the risk of defect claims on new construction projects. Our dedicated team has worked on hundreds of high-profile projects and is trusted by developers and architectural firms across the country.


Our Services

Third-Party Peer Reviews
Review of design documents and specifications with an emphasis on building envelope components (waterproofing, horizontal roofing, vertical wall detailing, air & thermal barrier, etc.)

Accessibility Peer Review (Americans with Disabilities Act – ADA and Federal Fair Housing Act – FHA)
Review of design documents and specifications.

Quality Assurance Observations During Construction
Observing & reporting on general compliance and overall defect risk reduction.

Standardized Water Infiltration Testing (AAMA/ASTM Water Testing)
Water spray testing of critical building envelope components (windows and balconies) in general accordance with AAMA 501.2/ASTM E1105.

Architectural Consulting 
Constructability review, general compliance with industry standards.

Key Contact

Bradley Schmidt 
Senior Vice President - Building Envelope & Architectural Consulting

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