New Construction Quality Assurance and Risk Management

We know buildings and we know how to build relationships.

With the quiet confidence that comes from over 60 years in business, 35 plus offices in the US and Canada, and more than 100 licensed, Professional Engineers inspecting over 15,000 buildings every single year, Criterium Engineers continues to offer the services, solutions, and strategies that can cut through the noise of any construction site. When you need clear construction engineering advice that will keep you on time and on budget, you call Criterium.

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New construction projects are a core component of our work and we assist owners, architects, developers, general contractors, builders, and financial institutions with buildings of all sizes, types, and uses. Criterium Engineers introduces an experienced, licensed, Professional Engineer on the ground to every project, supported by specialty trained and certified field technicians and field inspectors, to provide reliable, consistent, realistic solutions in real time.

We communicate clearly, we commit to each construction project completely, and we are always on call. Let us customize a construction engineering team capable of maximizing your profit, minimizing your risk, and building customer satisfaction with:

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Building envelope engineering can make or break a project. Building envelope failures are some of the most common problems facing contractors today, and they can cause operational, air quality, energy efficiency, and public image problems. At Criterium Engineers, every building envelope inspection we perform is reviewed by a licensed, Professional Engineer focused on evaluating building performance. From curtain walls to metal panel facades, stucco to concrete, membrane to shingle roofing, and transitions to penetrations, our envelope specialists have proven their worth on many multi-million dollar projects.



Due diligence. Quality assurance. Cost-benefit analysis. One of the leading national field inspection companies for weather barriers, framing, fire rated assemblies, and MEP installations, Criterium Engineers field inspectors and construction engineers observe, report, discuss, and resolve—all to get it right, and right on time.



Pre- or post-construction inspection and documentation in accordance with municipal, state, and federal regulations with an eye towards constructability can really reduce your risk. Are your construction contracts, contract documents, and project plan complete and consistent? Can the contractor build to the plans? An independent engineering review by construction knowledgeable professionals complements the work of the design team. In addition to constructability reviews, we also provide shop drawing and submittal reviews to provide assurance on constructability and material compatibility.



Criterium Engineers building envelope consultants have one goal—keeping weather in its place—and we have successfully identified construction defects and leakage issues in multi-million dollar projects, helping our clients mitigate issues before they cause significant damage.



Real solutions. Real results. See how we’ve built our reputation as engineering consultants you can rely on in these construction projects.


Since 1957, Criterium Engineers has consulted on thousands of construction sites.  We’ve seen it all, and we’ve set the standard for clear communication, customer service, and excellence in engineering along the way. And we want to be your consulting engineering firm of choice.