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Over 40 years of experience analyzing, evaluating and testing building envelope materials and systems.
We strive to be leaders in all that we do, and take pride in being creative and forward thinking.
We are known for our problem solving skills and our ability to make innovated ideas into reality.
Our commitment to our customers is of the utmost importance. Their needs always come first.
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 are at the forefront in solving the most complex and troubling roofing and building envelope problems.
Since the mid-70s, Lichy & Associates have offered unbiased investigation, design, repair planning, quality assurance observations, legal testimony, and general roofing 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
Our diverse client base includes building owners, architects, engineers, facility managers, project managers, contractors, property management entities, and law and insurance professionals. We remain committed to educating our clients and providing them with relevant and useful knowledge so that they can make informed decisions that result in the best long-term solutions for their facility.
Lichy & Associates is completely independent. We have no affiliations with any manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, or installers of roofing, waterproofing and exterior wall products and materials. We work only for our clients and we make all of our decisions and recommendations with their best interest in mind.
No client, building, or job is the same. We understand there is never a one-size-fits-all, cookie-cutter solution. Fortunately for our clients, our diverse consulting services are available on an as needed basis. We listen to our client’s needs, goals, and budget and from there we develop a tailored plan to fit the project-specific needs that we know is right for the client.
Many building owners and facility managers call a building envelope consultant after a problem has already arisen. Not only can Lichy & Associates identify and resolve your existing performance problems, we can help you reduce future problems, prevent catastrophic failures, extend the life of your roofing and exterior wall assemblies and lower your overall cost of ownership.
Michael H. Lichy
Michael is the Executive Principal of Lichy & Associates, LLC and has extensive experience with building envelope failure analyses and design, overseeing and monitoring new and rehabilitation construction projects, including roofing, waterproofing, building envelope projects. Michael H. Lichy is a professional member of the Roofing Consultant Institute (RCI) and has been engaged in the building envelope consulting profession on a full time basis since 1994. As the Executive Principal of Lichy & Associates, Michael Lichy is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the firm and is also responsible for conducting and supervising site inspection work, the storage and presentation of site collected data and participation in the analysis of data and formulation of recommendations. Michael is committed to having a personal involvement in every project that Lichy & Associates manage. Because our clients communicate directly with Michael in all phases of the project, our clients goals and objectives are throughly understood.
Robert C. Lichy
The founder and consulting principal of Lichy & Associates, Robert C. Lichy, is a Certified Professional Roofing Consultant (CPRC) and a Certified Professional Waterproofing Consultant (CPWC). He is a past president of the Institute of Roofing and Waterproofing Consultants and founding chair of the Roofing Consultants Education Foundation. As consulting principal of Lichy & Associates, Robert Lichy provides consultation and other support services to the Executive Principal and other members and employees of the company. Robert Lichy is regularly engaged in performing building envelope surveys and failure investigations and has designed and managed numerous major roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall system projects. Robert Lichy has been accepted as a building envelope expert by several courts around the country, including US Federal Court, Washington DC. Cases in which Robert Lichy has offered an expert opinion have included; public schools, apartment complexes, condominiums, office buildings, and private residences. He has been a speaker at various trade organizations seminars.
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
- Specifications & Drawings
- Design Assistance | Peer Review
- Contract Administration
- Quality Assurance Observation
- Roof Asset Management
- Roofing & Waterproofing Consulting
- Building Envelope Consulting