Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) Experts

Improve the Performance, Safety and Efficiency of Your Building with BECx Services

Technical Assurance’s full-service Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) Group specializes in providing data-driven, quality improvement suggestions to new construction building design and performs functional testing during construction.

Building enclosures directly affect the longevity and energy efficiency of a building. With a systematic approach to quality assurance, our commissioning process improves the performance, safety and efficiency of a building and ensures that a project meets specific quality requirements outlined by the owner. Our Commissioning Group also performs existing building enclosure retro-commissioning services to improve existing building exfiltration and infiltration energy loss, poor indoor air quality and water/moisture leakage problems.

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Why is Building Enclosure Commissioning Important?

  • Improve building operation & maintenance
  • Lowered operation costs
  • Improved system & equipment performance
  • Increased occupant & owner satisfaction
  • Enhanced occupant health & comfort
  • Enhanced building life cycle
  • Reduced risk to the design team & owner

BECx Areas of Focus

With a focus on improving your facility and reducing operation costs, we can provide solutions within the following areas of focus:

  • Performance
  • Rain Penetration & Moisture Control
  • Air Leakage
  • Constructability
  • Sustainability
  • Maintainability
  • Aesthetics
  • Noise
  • Security of Hardened Structure

Building Enclosure Commissioning Performance Testing

Technical Assurance provides extensive performance testing in the field to ensure optimal building performance, constructability and durability. Following standardized testing procedures outlined by ASTM and AAMA, the building envelope tests help to identify potential sources of leaks and construction errors, verify adequate performance and help mitigate liability.

Types of testing include:

  • Thermography
  • Air Leakage
  • Water Leakage
  • Adhesion
  • Acoustics
  • Moisture Testing
  • Flood Testing

Take the Online Facilities Self-Assessment

As building enclosure consultants, we’re passionate about helping building owners and facility managers solve critical problems within their facilities. Documenting the issues you are experiencing is the best first step ahead of evaluating and testing existing building enclosures to get to the root cause. This online assessment will help us better understand your concerns and provide the necessary context for a free consultation.

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See Our Services in Action

Our project portfolio varies greatly in scope, size and geographical location. But no matter the challenge, our goal is excellence.

Westin Hotel in Downtown Cleveland

Technical Assurance was engaged by Marous Brothers Construction to provide Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) services during the $74 million restoration of the Westin Hotel in Downtown Cleveland.

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Cleveland Clinic & CWRU Health Education Campus

Technical Assurance was engaged by Cleveland Clinic to provide part-time waterproofing consulting and testing services on the new Health Education Campus buildings.

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