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Leading the way in Solving Building Envelope Problems

Lichy & Associates is a consulting and inspection firm specializing in all elements of the Building Envelope. We have become nationwide leaders in the industry in solving the most complex problems.

Experience That Matters

Over 40 years of experience analyzing, evaluating and testing roofing and waterproofing systems and materials. We are fully qualified to provide accurate information and quality recommendations to help you preserve your building envelope assets.

Innovated Design Solutions

We thoroughly understand proper design and construction techniques and are focused on identifying and rectifying the toughest problems our clients encounter.

Unbiased Opinions

We operate without conflict of interest and are not affiliated with any manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, or installers of roofing, waterproofing and exterior wall products and materials.

Building Envelope Consultants

Lichy & Associates, LLC is a nationally renowned consulting and inspection firm who specializes in all elements of the “Building Envelope”. This includes roofing, exterior walls assemblies, and below grade horizontal and vertical waterproofing. We have become nationwide leaders in the industry in solving the most complex problems.

Since the mid-70s, we have offered unbiased investigation, design, strategic repair planning, quality assurance observations, legal testimony and general roofing, waterproofing and building envelope management services. Our full time involvement in the roofing and building envelope industry allows us to keep current with the latest industry technologies and methodologies. We thoroughly understand proper design and construction techniques and are focused on identifying and rectifying the toughest problems our clients encounter.

We are very successful in working with building owners, architects, engineers, facility managers, project managers, contractors, property management entities, and law and insurance professionals.  We are fully qualified to provide accurate information and quality recommendations to help you preserve your building envelope and roofing assets.

We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of solving the most complex and troubling building envelope problems. We recognize that no two client, building, or job is the same. Our goal is to understand your unique situation and to provide you with accurate and relevant information  that helps you make the right decisions for your facility.

Michael H. Lichy

Executive Principal, Lichy & Associates, LLC

Overview of Services

We offer end-to-end building envelope and roofing consulting services from the initial evaluation to developing and implementing asset management programs. We identify the problem, provide concept solutions to correct the problem, develop detailed and enforceable bid and contract documents, and provide quality assurance inspections. Our core services can be categorized into four phases.

Evaluation - Roof and Building Envelope

Evaluation

An in-depth assessment of the building envelope systems (roofing, below-grade waterproofing, cladding, fenestrations) to identify deficiencies and potential problem areas.

Design - Roof and Building Envelope

Design

Design tailor-fit, cost-effective design solutions to meet your facilities performance and budget requirements and prepare comprehensive and enforceable bid and contract documents.

Construction Roof and Building Envelope

Construction

Manage rehabilitation and new construction projects and provide hands-on quality assurance observations during the construction to ensure the work is properly completed.

Roof Asset Management Consultants

Management

Roof Asset Management is proactive approach to managing your roofing assets on all of your buildings. We utilize a web-based software to store, track, and analyze your roofing portfolio.

Learn more about the professional roofing, waterproofing and building envelope consulting services that we provide.

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Why Hire a Building Envelope Consultant?

40 percent of all building related problems are due to water intrusion. Water intrusion accounts for nearly 80-percent of construction litigation. Water intrusion can have a devastating effect on your building’s structure, your facility operations, and the health of its occupants. In many cases water intrusion is caused by poor design and/or workmanship. Hiring a qualified building envelope consultant offers a reasonable assurance against these problems developing before, during or after construction.

Lichy & Associates’ extensive experience analyzing and solving water- and moisture-related failures and our comprehensive understanding of the interactivity of each building component and system gives us an unique insight when it comes to designing, overseeing and monitoring new and rehabilitation construction projects. We can ensure you that the appropriate materials and systems are selected for your project, that the design and details work, and that the materials are properly installed with high workmanship standards.

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40-percent of all building-related problems are due to water intrusiion

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Water intrusion accounts for nearly 80-percent of construction litigation.

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Old Material, New Use

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Green Industrial Roofing

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Specialized Consultants

Lichy & Associates, LLC is a nationally renowned consulting and inspection firm who specializes in all elements of the “Building Envelope”. This includes roofing, exterior walls assemblies, and below grade horizontal and vertical waterproofing. We have become nationwide leaders in the industry in solving the most complex problems.

We investigate problems and provide effective solutions for existing buildings with performance deficiencies and we prevent problems in buildings during the design, construction and asset management phases. Give us a call to discuss how we can solve your most troubling building problems and how we can lower your cost of ownership.

Services We Provide
  • Roof Inspection
  • Building Envelope Evaluation
  • Non-Invasive Moisture Inspection
  • Destructive | Deconstruction Testing
  • Forensic Investigation
  • Leak Detection
  • Litigation & Expert Witness
  • Design
  • Specifications & Drawings
  • Design Assistance | Peer Review
  • Contract Administration
  • Quality Assurance Observation
  • Roof Asset Management
  • Roofing & Waterproofing Consulting
  • Building Envelope Consulting
Lichy & Associates

3171 Unionville Road
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

(800) 451.6288

(724) 444.8096