Steve Easley & Associates


Building Science Consultants

 Providing quality assurance, consulting and education

for commercial and residential buildings for over 25 years

 

The annual cost of construction defects is $9-10 billion

ASHRAE

 

 

 

The average callback cost is $5398 per home.

 2005 Quality Built Home Field Survey

 

Our Services

Builder Services

 

  • Educating building industry professionals about building science best practices and green building
  • Consulting for building industry professionals about quality building products and their application
  • Walking job sites to evaluate construction techniques and advise on areas for improvement
  • Evaluating building designs for possible construction defects and quality improvements
  • Developing and deliver educational seminars for builders to train staff and their trade partners on better building practices to increase building quality and reduce callback costs
  • Litigation is expensive.  Steve's excellent people skills in addition to his industry knowledge make him a desirable mediator for resolving customer conflicts.
  • Steve can customize on-line training classes in the area of building science and green building for 24/7 training
  • Construction Education and Training for builder's sales staff to educate sales force and empower them to sell more homes.  "What every sales person ought to know"

Design Review Services

 

  • Steve offers plan review to evaluate construction technique as well as energy efficiency and green building design

Product Manufacturer Services

 

    • Consult with product manufacturers to develop new products and refine existing products to better meet industry needs
    • Educate the product manufacturers' sales and marketing staff to enhance the manufacturers' ability to communicate with the customer
    • Educate the product manufacturers' clients
    • Design review and input as to product's applicability to the building industry
    • Write papers that document product performance

    • Investigate product failures or perceived failure

Government, Utilities & Trade Association Services

 

  • Develop fact sheets and guide books on building science and best practice construction
  • Provide on-line training programs with educational content, web casts and best practice videos
  • Serve as building science construction consultant to multiple states via Code College
  • Provide live education and training regarding building science, green building and energy efficiency

Litigation Services

 

  • Provide research and litigation support
  • Provide expert testimony
  • Dispute resolution