Vancouver’s Building Envelope Consulting Firm

building envelope services

LDR Engineering Group (LDR) provides comprehensive building envelope consulting engineering services on residential, commercial, heritage, and institutional building projects. Our clients include architects, developers, property managers, and professional facility managers who require high quality service and cost effective solutions on existing buildings and new construction projects.

Our innovative and evolving approach to building science utilizes modern design principals, materials and construction practices that result in building envelope designs that achieve maximum performance, energy efficiency, internal comfort, water proofing, durability and the desired aesthetic appearance.

While maintaining these high performance design standards we never lose sight of the importance of practical construction processes, implementation and the overall buildabilty of our building enclosure designs. This commitment to buildability keeps our projects on budget and schedule. The final results of this approach are high quality and functional structures that have higher life-spans and low maintenance costs.

Our extensive building envelope design experience is focused primarily in the Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. This is your assurance that we have the local knowledge and ability to work on building projects of all types and sizes throughout this specialized region. Whether the scope of work is a new construction project or remediation of an existing building we offer services for every step of the process, from early design concepts to commissioning and all types of remediation work.

New Construction Projects

new construction building envelope design

We are here to help through every phase of new construction projects for buildings and structures of all sizes. From initial design through to construction and management services LDR is a one stop solution for all our clients’ needs.

Existing Building Remediation

building envelope remediation for existing buildings

We provide remediation services to all types of existing buildings, from the largest high rise towers to single family homes. Our full range of building envelope remediation services can bring any structure back to its original lustre and even improve performance and energy efficiency.

Vancouver’s Building Envelope Specialists

With LDR you can ensure that our building envelope services are designed to handle the unique geographical and climate conditions of the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley regions.

For over 20 years out team of building envelope professionals has been dedicated to the creation of high performance building enclosures that are suited to the Metro Vancouver region. We take into account the local geology and geography of your project including seismological risks.

The Metro Vancouver region presents is set of unique climate and weather conditions that make the proper water-proofing of structures challenging. The Vancouver region is classified as one of North America’s coolest and wettest regions with extreme annual precipitation measuring over 1500mm per year. (pressure equalized rain screens).

With many years of Vancouver envelope design consulting we have worked with or have experience with most of the regions contractors and construction companies and can help ensure that the right teams are put in place for your buildings’ new construction or remediation project to achieve the desired results on budget and on schedule.

High Rise Building Envelopes

high rise tower envelope design

From new construction to existing towers we have a capabilities to handle the largest high rise towers. Our full range of building envelope design, construction and management services makes LDR a one stop solution for all our clients’ needs.

Commercial Building Envelopes

commercial building envelope consulting

Our experience working with new and existing commercial buildings including high and low rise towers, mixed use buildings and large retail buildings such as malls and department stores gives us the edge in providing superior consulting services for these types of commercial structures.

Low Rise Residential Building Envelopes

low rise tower building envelope engineering

From single family homes, town houses, and multiplexes we have the expertise to design, manage, investigate and repair all types of residential construction and building types of any size.

Institutional Building Envelopes

institutional building design vancouver

Our institutional building envelope designs set the highest standards for performance, functionality and energy efficiency while creating comfortable interior spaces and exteriors that are durable and visually appealing.

Detailed Building Envelope Services

  • Building Envelope Consulting

  • Building Envelope Rehabilitation
  • Building Envelope Repair
  • Building Envelope Design
  • Building Envelope Cladding
  • Blast Design
  • Building Envelope Commissioning
  • Building Envelope Condition Assessments (BECA)

  • Building Exterior Visual Assessments (BEVA)
  • Concrete Restoration
  • Curtain Walls
  • Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems
  • Glazing
  • Infrared Thermography
  • In-Situ Testing
  • Leak Investigation
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis
  • Overcladding
  • Podium and Landscape Renovation
  • Parkades
  • Parking Garage Suspended Slabs
  • Roof Condition Assessments
  • Roof Design
  • Roof Replacement
  • Window Replacement
  • Door Replacement