One Thing Concrete and Popcorn have in Common

One Thing Concrete and Popcorn have in Common

Concrete “Popcorn” Spalling: A High-level Explanation Almost every building construction…

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What is a “Building Envelope Consultant”, and why would you ever need one?

What is a “Building Envelope Consultant”, and why would you ever need one?

The building envelope, the physical barrier between the interior and…

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The Challenges of Preserving Historic Buildings

The Challenges of Preserving Historic Buildings

The Edison Lofts Founded in 1630, the city of Boston,…

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From Charleston Chew to Facade Review

From Charleston Chew to Facade Review

Charleston Lofts – Limited Survey Located in the former Charleston…

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How We Do Things at BCG

How We Do Things at BCG

Construction projects can be hectic, confusing, and sometimes down right…

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An Ugly Problem for a Beautiful Building

An Ugly Problem for a Beautiful Building

Longyear at Fisher Hill Water Intrusion Longyear at Fisher Hill…

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How to Safely Continue Your Construction Project During COVID-19

How to Safely Continue Your Construction Project During COVID-19

A Resource Guide to Best COVID-19 Construction Practices With construction…

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There is No Need to Stop, only Adjust

There is No Need to Stop, only Adjust

Although Boston may look like a ghost town, building surveysand…

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Case History: Let’s Try This Again

Case History: Let’s Try This Again

Location: East Boston, MA Building Type: Residential condos Owner/Client: Property…

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Case History: A Slippery Problem

Case History: A Slippery Problem

Location: Brighton, MA Building Type: Commercial retail space Owner/Client: Building…

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Project Spotlight: Penthouse Pool Deck Reviews & Repairs

Project Spotlight: Penthouse Pool Deck Reviews & Repairs

Description Penthouse pool deck located at a 11-story condominium high-rise…

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Forensic Roof Investigation Study

Forensic Roof Investigation Study

Property managers and building owners alike can find it daunting…

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Means and Methods to Being a Consultant

Means and Methods to Being a Consultant

Means and Methods – a simple definition – is defined…

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3 Reasons Why you should join a professional organization (and a short story why)

3 Reasons Why you should join a professional organization (and a short story why)

1. They increase your knowledge, help define standards and codes,…

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Growing to Meet Demand

Growing to Meet Demand

Barnes Consulting Group Expands Team and Office Space Barnes Consulting…

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Parking Garages Need Love, Too!

Parking Garages Need Love, Too!

My firm, Barnes Consulting Group, LLC, was engaged to perform…

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