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We pride ourselves in being able to offer our clients “full-service” engineering and consulting services by providing people who are 100% dedicated to delivering accurate reporting and top-notch results. Our reports are user friendly and provide an accurate summation of our findings which are backed up with a detailed analysis and offer creative recommendations for problem resolution.

Established in 2007, Waldman Engineering Consultants, Inc. (WEC) offers over 40 years of combined engineering experience through its staff of qualified structural and mechanical engineers. WEC specializes in reserve studies, engineering transition studies, and project specifications for the multi-family market. In addition, WEC provides both structural and moisture evaluations, as well as mechanical, electrical, and plumbing evaluations. We pride ourselves in being able to offer our clients “full-service” engineering and consulting services. Our staff is dedicated to delivering accurate reporting and top-notch results. Our user-friendly reports provide an accurate summation of our findings supported by detailed analyses and creative recommendations for problem resolution. All of our services comply with or exceed applicable industry standards, and our engineers regularly participate in continuing education programs to stay current on all engineering and property inspection issues. WEC recognizes that today’s market is an extremely competitive one filled with choices. For that reason, we strive to make our clients’ needs our number one priority so that when the situation arises and you require additional engineering services, the choice will be clear . . . Waldman Engineering Consultants, Inc.

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We pride ourselves in being able to offer our clients “full-service” engineering and consulting services. Our staff is dedicated to delivering accurate reporting and top-notch results. Our user-friendly reports provide an accurate summation of our findings supported by detailed analyses and creative recommendations for problem resolution.

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Façade Inspections

Each of the following materials, EIFS, brick, vinyl, aluminum, and composite wood, have advantages and disadvantages.  WEC engineers are skilled at evaluating defects and the installed conditions of each of these siding materials.  Efflourescence and mildew staining all may be symptoms of bigger problems.

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Roof Inspections

Detailed roof inspections can identify locations of moisture penetration and prevent structural damage.  WEC engineers offer expertise on all roofing styles and materials, including flat roofs constructed of built-up roofing materials or single-ply membranes or steep roofs of wood or asphalt shingles.

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Moisture Investigations

Mold and mildew are the results of chronic moisture problems.  WEC investigates moisture penetration related to siding, roofing, and foundations.  Moisture- related issues with EIFS cladding and windows are also in our area of expertise.  WEC engineers are skilled at finding moisture entry locations and prescribing methods to minimize water intrusion.

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Other Services

•EIFS Inspections
•Construction Inspections
•Structural Inspections
•City of Chicago Façade Ordinance Inspections
•Balcony Inspections

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Repair Specifications

Over time and as the subject property ages, construction materials will deteriorate, creating a need for various capital improvements that consist of the repair and replacement of the defective materials.  In many cases, these capital improvements can prove to be quite substantial, resulting in the need for a professional engineer to oversee the improvements and ensure that the problems are identified and corrected in the proper manner.

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Property Condition Assessments

WEC will conduct a comprehensive, visual  inspection of the exposed and accessible areas and the major systems and components of the building.  This thorough investigation will include the roof, exterior walls, floor, foundation areas, mechanical systems, plumbing, electrical, and interior spaces of the building.  Upon completion of the initial survey, WEC will prepare a report describing the systems and components observed and opinion of the general conditions observed at the time of the inspection.

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Engineering Transition Studies

Whether you are: 1) a developer turning over properties to a homeowners association or conducting a condominium conversion; 2) a homebuyer purchasing a unit within a condominium building; or 3) a newly elected board member within a recently developed community association, you can benefit from an Engineering Transition Study.  

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Reserve Studies

Our ability to recognize other structural and building system defects is what sets us apart from our competitors in providing this invaluable Reserve Study service.  Our experience in the industry and our staff of qualified engineers allow us to offer our clients a thorough in-depth study that can be relied on for years to come.    

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Energy Creation via Waves


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Kinetic Wave Power This company in Denmark is making waves in sustainability (literally). Their new technology creates waves and harnesses that power to provide energy for 4,000 homes/unit. Check out this informational video linked above.

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Sustainability


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CAI 2016 trade show – Sustainability At this year’s CAI Trade show, three field experts gave their perspective on sustainability. Howard Dakoff, Rebecca Fyffe, and Mark Waldman shared insight from the topics of LEED certification, to quick remedies to reduce your carbon footprint, to green pest solutions. Improved energy efficiency is not only a part […]

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Class Action Fiber Cement Siding Settlement


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Are any communities you manage experiencing issues with CertainTeed fiber cement siding installed prior to September 30, 2013? If so, you may be eligible for a settlement. A class action lawsuit was filed against CertainTeed and settled for $103.9 million, with an effective settlement date of August 11, 2014. This date is important. Class action […]

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