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Your environmental, sustainability, engineering and
health and safety partner, nationwide

For 35 years, we’ve been helping clients, from early education through to higher education, identify the best investments, mitigate risk and optimize their infrastructure and built facilities for maximum economic, safety and environmental value.

Assess Advise Improve Verify

what we do

Deliver high quality, responsive services nationwide

Owners, investors, developers and facility managers operating in pre-K, K-12, and higher education face diverse needs depending on building or campus requirements. Priorities include safeguarding the environmental, health and safety of occupants, energy efficiency, and aligning with the operational and compliance needs that educational facilities and organizations must meet.

How we do it

An Integrated suite of services

We are unique in our ability to deliver high quality, responsive environmental, safety, health, and energy and sustainability, site and building investigation and remediation, civil engineering, and project management services across the entire asset lifecycle, from rapid assessments, to advisory, to implementation and verification services, nationwide.

1. assess

Rapidly understand the condition, value, opportunities, feasibility, and risks associated with your school or campus’s infrastructure, building or property portfolio.

2. Advise

Navigate the complexities of your campus’s real estate lending environment by tapping into advice and guidance from our highly experienced nationwide experts.

3. Improve

Enhance your educational institution’s asset value and yields by optimizing the overall energy, efficiency, and environmental performance. Our solutions are designed to expedite your journey towards educational sustainability compliance, reducing the risk associated with outdated infrastructure and maximizing the value of your school facilities.

4. Verify

Ensure your infrastructure, buildings and construction projects comply with specific building standards, regulations, permitting and investment requirements.

Browse through our services

✓ Energy & Sustainability Assessment Services

Mechanical Electrical Plumbing (MEP) Assessments

Energy Benchmarking

Green Certification Gap Analysis

Energy/Carbon Compliance Assessments

ESG Site Checklist

Solar Assessments

✓ ESG Strategic Assessment Services

ESG Policy Assessment

ESG Framework Feasibility & Gap/Competitor Analysis

Materiality Assessments

ESG Property/Program Assessment

ESG Data Management

Transition Risk Assessment

Decarbonization/SBTi

Environmental Management Systems (EMS), ISO 14001 Feasibility

Reporting Baseline: GRESB, TCFD, GRI, SASB, UN PRI, CDP

Resiliency

Corporate Communications

EV Strategy & Incentives

✓ Environmental, Health & Safety Assessment Services

Industrial Hygiene Assessment & Testing Services

Industrial Hygiene Qualitative Risk Assessments

Environmental / EPA Gap Assessments

OSHA Compliance Gap Assessments

Environmental, Health & Safety Risk Assessments

Environmental / Indoor Air Quality / Mold / Odor Assessment & Testing

✓ Building Investigation & Remediation Assessment Services

Asbestos, Lead, PCBs, & Other Hazardous Materials Inspection, & Risk Assessment Services

Mold & Moisture Assessments

Radon Testing, & Remediation System Inspection Services

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Assessments

Water Intrusion & Weather Damage Assessments

Regulatory Compliance Assessments

✓ Site Investigation & Remediation Assessment Services
Phase II Environmental Site Assessment / Subsurface Investigation

Soil, Groundwater, Sediment & Surface Water Testing

Soil Vapor, Indoor Air, & Vapor Intrusion Assessments

Geophysical Evaluations & Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Surveys

PFAS Testing & Remediation in Drinking Water, Groundwater & Soil

Asbestos, Lead, Radon, PCB & Hazardous Materials Surveys

Ecological & Human Health Risk Characterization

✓ Acquisitions (& Capital Asset Management) Assessment Services

Capital Needs Assessment (CNA)

 

✓ Construction Loan Monitoring Assessment Services
✓ RF-EME Assessment Services
✓ Traditional Due Diligence Assessment Services
✓ Multifamily Agency Assessment Services
✓ Telecom Environmental Assessment Services
✓ Civil Engineering Assessment Services

Civil Engineering Assessments & Studies

Renewable Energy & EV Charging Due Diligence & Feasibility

SHPO (State Historic Preservation Office) Assessment

Pre-Design Services (Survey, Geotech, Wetland Delineation, Traffic)

Civil Engineering Due Diligence & Feasibility

Stormwater Management Services

Utility Design & Permitting

Civil Engineering Infrastructure Design & Permitting

Construction Management

✓ Project Management Services
Develop and Maintain Project Management Plan

Risk Analysis

Permitting and Entitlements Services

Pre-Construction Services

✓ Energy & Sustainability Advisory Services

Energy Audit & Road Map Development

Decarbonization Audit & Road Map Development

ESG Strategic Advisory Services

Green Certification Feasibility Studies

Energy Simulation & Modeling

Utility Rebate Analysis

Water Audit & Road Map Development

✓ ESG Strategic Advisory Services

ESG Policy Development & Strategic Advising

ESG Framework Feasibility & Gap/Competitor Analysis

Materiality Results

ESG Property/Program Strategy

ESG Data Management Strategy

Transition Risk Strategy

Decarbonization/SBTi

EMS/ISO 14001 Compliance Strategy

Reporting Baseline: GRESB, TCFD, GRI, SASB, UN PRI, CDP

Resiliency Plan

Corporate Communications Plan

EV Strategy & Incentives Options

✓ Environmental, Health & Safety Advisory Services

Industrial Hygiene Assessment Advisory Services

Industrial Hygiene Qualitative Risk Advisory Services

Environmental / EPA Gap Advisory Services

OSHA Compliance Gap Advisory Services

Environmental, Health & Safety Risk Advisory Services

Environmental / Indoor Air Quality / Mold / Odor Advisory Services

✓ Building Investigation & Remediation Advisory Services

Asbestos, lead, PCBs, & Other Hazardous Materials; Transactional, Facility & Project Management, Advisory & Cost Forecasting Services

Mold & Moisture Consulting & Advisory Services

Radon Remediation Cost Forecasting; Radon-Resistant New-Construction Design Services

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Remediation, Design-Plan Development & Cost-Forecasting Services

Water Intrusion Source Determination & Advisory Services

Water-Intrusion & Weather-Damage, Remediation & Restoration Design & Cost Forecasting Services

Hazardous materials, Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Program Development

End-to-End Assessment, Program Development & Portfolio Advisory Services

✓ Site Investigation & Remediation Advisory Services
Opinion of Potential Cost (OPC) & Comprehensive Remediation Cost Estimates

Soil Pre-Characterization for Pre-Construction Strategy

Construction-Related Remediation Specifications & Contingency Plans

Soil Management & Dewatering Management Plans

Environmental Health & Safety Plans (HASP)

✓ Acquisitions (& Capital Asset Management) Advisory Services

Capital Needs Advisory Service (CAM)

 

✓ Construction Loan Monitoring Advisory Services
✓ RF-EME Advisory Services
✓ Traditional Due Diligence Advisory Services
✓ Multifamily Agency Advisory Services
✓ Telecom Environmental Advisory Services
✓ Civil Engineering Advisory Services

Civil Engineering Assessments & Studies

Renewable Energy & EV Charging Due Diligence & Feasibility

Pre-Design Services (Survey, Geotech, Wetland Delineation, Traffic)

Civil Engineering Due Diligence & Feasibility

Stormwater Management Services

Utility Design & Permitting

Civil Engineering Infrastructure Design & Permitting

Construction Management

✓ Project Management Services

Direct and Manage Project Work

Project Cost Development and Management

Communications Management

Schedule Management

✓ Energy & Sustainability Improvement Services

Green Certification Facilitation

Existing Systems Retro-Commissioning

Sustainability Design Review & Optimization

Air & Water-Flow Testing & Balancing Optimization

Data Collection Management

Sustainable Design Charrettes

✓ ESG Improvement Services
ESG Strategy Implementation

ESG Property/Program Roadmap

Reporting Improvement Plans: GRESB, TCFD, GRI, SASB, UN PRI, CDP

Decarbonization/SBTi Action Plan Implementation

ESG Data Management Roadmap

✓ Environment, Health & Safety Improvement Services

Health & Safety Training

Environmental / EPA Compliance Program Development

Environmental Permitting Service

✓ Building Investigation & Remediation Improvement Services

Asbestos, lead, PCBs, & Other Hazardous Materials Maintenance, Repairs, & Abatement Services

Mold & Moisture Remediation Services

Radon Remediation; Radon-Resistant New-Construction, & Installation Management Services

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Remediation & Enhancement

Water-Intrusion & Weather-Damage Rapid Response & Restoration Services

Abatement Management, Oversight & Final Clearance Services

Regulatory Permitting

Construction Project Abatement Bidding, Permitting, Construction Administration, Management, Air Monitoring, Reporting & Project Closeout Services

Hazardous Materials, Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Program, Training & Ongoing Implementation Support

Program Development for Consistent Standards-of-Care Across Your Asset Portfolio

✓ Site Investigation & Remediation Improvement Services

Emergency Response for Spills/Releases of Hazardous Materials & Petroleum Products

Facility Decommissioning

Underground Storage Tank (UST) & Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Decommissioning & Removal

Contaminated Soil Management & Disposal

Construction Dewatering Permitting, Management, & Disposal

Remediation System Design, Installation, Operation & Maintenance (Contaminated Soil, Groundwater, Soil Vapor, Indoor Air)

Design & Installation of Sub-Slab Depressurization Systems (SSDS)

Design & Installation of Contaminant Vapor Barrier Systems

Air, Dust & Noise Monitoring During Construction

Brownfield Redevelopment Services & Facilitation of Brownfield Tax Credits

✓ Acquisitions (& Capital Asset Management) Improvement Services
✓ Construction Loan Monitoring
✓ RF-EME Improvement Services
✓ Multifamily Agency Improvement Services
✓ Telecom Environmental Improvement Services
✓ Civil Engineering Improvement Services

Pre-Design Services (Survey, Geotech, Wetland Delineation, Traffic)

Civil Engineering Due Diligence & Feasibility

Stormwater Management Services

Utility Design & Permitting

Civil Engineering Infrastructure Design & Permitting

Construction Management

✓ Project Management Services

Stakeholder Engagement and Management

Change Order Management

Project Resource Management

Project Quality Management

✓ Energy & Sustainability Verification Services

Energy Star Scoring/Certification

New Design MEP Commissioning

Energy & Carbon Compliance Reporting

Post-Occupancy & Warranty Review

Compliance Filing & Exemption Management

Measurement & Verification of Energy Systems

✓ ESG Verification Services

ESG Performance Reporting

EMS/ISO 14001 Compliance/Certification Support

✓ Environment, Health & Safety Verification Services

Industrial Hygiene Verification Services

Healthcare / Joint Commission Verification Services

OSHA Compliance Verification Services

Environmental, Health & Safety Verification Services

Indoor Air Quality / Mold / Odor Verification Services

Environmental Compliance Calendar Services

✓ Building Investigation & Remediation Verification Services

Asbestos, lead, PCBs, & Other Hazardous Materials Inspection, Compliance & Permitting Services

Mold & Moisture Inspection, Compliance, & Permitting Services

Radon Inspection, Testing, & Compliance Services

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Inspection & Verification Services

Water-Intrusion & Weather-Damage Restoration Closeout Certification & Legal/Insurance Support Services

Abatement management, Oversight & Final Clearance Inspection

Compliance Inspection & Reporting

Construction Project, Hazardous Materials Abatement Closeout Certification

Hazardous Materials, Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Program, Compliance Auditing

Ongoing Program Compliance Audits

✓ Site Investigation & Remediation Verification Services

Regulatory Compliance: Goal is “No Further Action” (NFA) letter issued by the regulatory agency
•State regulatory cleanup programs (hazardous waste site cleanup programs, UST programs, voluntary cleanup programs (VCP), brownfield programs)
•State Licensed Professional Geologist (PG) & Professional Engineer (PE) Services nationwide
•Massachusetts Licensed Site Professional (LSP) & Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) Services
•Connecticut Licensed Environmental Professional (LEP) Services
•New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) Services
•New York City OER & E-Designation Compliance

Quantification & Management of Facility, Portfolio, & Corporate Environmental Liabilities

Environmental Compliance Audits

Environmental Reserve Planning

Annual 10-K Reporting

Expert Witness & Litigation Support Services

✓ Acquisitions (& Capital Asset Management) Services

Structural Inspection & Verification Services

Accessibility Compliance & Verification Services

✓ Construction Loan Monitoring Verification Services
✓ RF-EME Verification Services
✓ Traditional Due Diligence Improvement Services
✓ Multifamily Agency Verification Services
✓ Telecom Environmental Verification Services
✓ Civil Engineering Verification Services

Construction Management

✓ Project Management Services

On-Site Construction Monitoring

Provide Subject Matter Expertise

Provide Scope Validation

DEEP EXPERTISE - NATIONAL COVERAGE

Tailoring our approach to meet the unique needs of educational institutions, our commitment to customized facility management ensures expert due diligence and risk management services. We support local and regional schools, as well as the nation’s largest educational establishments, optimizing the performance and longevity of your educational facilities.

Due diligence  •  Environmental, health and safety solutions  •  ESG, energy and sustainability solutions  •  Building and site investigation, hazardous waste remediation  •  Project management and engineering • Construction loan monitoring and engineering

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