Brian A. Faith, AIA

Brian A. Faith, AIA

Principal, Director of Restoration

Brian has over 23 years of experience in the investigation, evaluation, testing, design, and renovation of various building types throughout the United States. Brian has performed investigations on hundreds of buildings experiencing non-performance issues. Projects have included various building types and use classes including single and multi-family residential, offices, hospitals, hotels, theaters, and governmental facilities. These projects have included a wide range of construction systems and materials.

Brian provides expertise in the areas of building envelope evaluation, testing and design. Brian’s experience covers a wide range of construction materials including concrete, masonry, stone, exterior insulated finish systems (EIFS), glass, waterproofing materials, coatings, and roofing. Brian has significant experience in testing, troubleshooting, and evaluating window, door, and curtain wall systems in both new and existing buildings and has provided peer review and consultation services for clients on building envelope detailing for new and existing projects.

Areas of Expertise

  • Building Envelope Systems & Materials
  • Window/Door/Curtain Wall Testing
  • Building Envelope System Non-performance Investigations
  • Air Infiltration
  • Leakage

Materials

  • Masonry: Terra Cotta, Brick, Stone, CMU
  • Glass
  • Cladding Systems: Metal Panels, Composite Panels
  • Roofing: Single-ply, Built-up, Metal
  • EIFS
  • Concrete
  • Waterproofing Materials

Technical Activities

  • Sealant Waterproofing & Restoration Institute – Technical Committee
  • RCI
  • American Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM) E06-51 Subcommittee on Component Performance of Windows, Curtain Walls & Doors 1997 – 2008
  • Exterior Design Institute, 1997