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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Find out why Waldman Engineering's reserve study is one of the best financial planning tools an association can have. We are a licensed engineering firm with a staff of experienced structural, mechanical, and professional engineers ready to meet all of your needs. We have been conducting Reserve Studies for over 17 years pursuant to the guidelines of the Illinois Condominium Property Act and each study is conducted by a Reserve Specialist (RS) as designated by the Community Association Institute (CAI)Read More
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Is Fiber Cement Siding Right for You?
How do you decide what type of siding to use on your home? Cost, aesthetics, maintenance, and durability all are items to be considered when deciding on the exterior cladding for your home. One option that has become increasingly popular is fiber cement siding. This type of cladding comes with a 30-50 year warranty; however, […]Read More
A Green Approach to Building Maintenance
A Green Approach to Community Association Building Maintenance and Repairs Mark A. Waldman, SE, PE, LEED AP Waldman Engineering Consultants, Inc. Today there is lots of chatter about sustainability, green building issues, and reducing our personal carbon footprints. There is also lots of talk about stimulus money and tax credits. Does that mean homeowners associations […]Read More
Infrared Cameras: The Basics
Rye Waldman, Dir. of Engineering and Building Research, discusses the basics of infrared cameras and images. These tools help us easily find and assess leaks before making invasive openings. If you are having moisture issues, request a proposal today on our website or over the phone at 630-922-3000.Read More
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