Government

Honolulu PD HQ

2020-05-20T14:30:24-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by City and County of Honolulu to provide Schematic Design and Assessment Services to address reported leaks at the Honolulu Police Department Headquarters located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Honolulu Police Department Headquarters was built in 1989 and consists of a four-story cast-in-place and CMU structure with landscaped

Berkeley Labs

2020-05-20T15:03:49-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Lawrence Berkeley National Labs to provide asset management, database system, condition assessment, and design & construction administration for Berkeley Labs located in Berkeley, California. Berkeley Lab is a member of the national laboratory system supported by the U.S. Department of Energy through its Office of Science. It

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

2020-05-21T10:37:13-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by City of Dallas to provide condition assessment, structural analysis, design development, construction documents, and construction administration for Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center located in Dallas, Texas. Conley Group conducted a preliminary site visit to observe the storefront glass system at the lower level of the escalator lobby

Dallas City Hall

2020-05-21T10:37:29-07:00May 13th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by City of Dallas to provide condition assessment, building envelope consulting, below-grade waterproofing, roof restoration, wall restoration, design development, construction documents, and construction administration for Dallas City Hall located in Dallas, Texas. Dallas City Hall consists of a seven story building with plaza/pool system seated above an underground

Environmental Services Building

2020-04-17T14:57:47-07:00February 7th, 2018|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of San Jose to provide design and construction phase services for the mechanical upgrade and exterior facade repair of their Environmental Services Building. ABBAE’s initial assessment to determine the extent and cause of leaks also uncovered roof failure and an HVAC system that was

HACSC – Julian Gardens

2020-04-17T14:58:49-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was selected by the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara (HACSC) to provide investigation, design and construction phase services for Julian Gardens Townhomes located in San Jose California Julian Gardens is a two story, wood frame development consisting of 9 individual townhomes, each approximately 1,000 SF. ABBAE

INB Performing Arts Center & The Spokane Convention Center

2020-05-22T14:01:43-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Integrus Architecture to provide Window Wall Consultation Services for the Spokane Public Facilities District. ABBAE was asked to evaluate the entire window wall system of the INB Performing Arts Center and the Spokane Convention Center and offer options and cost estimates for repairs. The window wall

HACSC – Lucretia Gardens

2020-04-17T15:30:06-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was selected by the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara (HACSC) to provide investigation, design and construction phase services for Lucretia Gardens Townhomes located in San Jose California. Lucretia Gardens, built in 1994, is a two story, wood frame development consisting of 16 individual townhomes. ABBAE prepared

City of Seattle Fire Department Headquarters

2020-04-17T15:44:52-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Seattle to provide design, bidding, and construction administration services for the Fire Department Headquarters located in Seattle, Washington. ABBAE was initially asked to perform an investigation of the current condition of the exterior masonry. ABBAE determined necessary repairs including removal of cast stone, replacing

San Ysidro Land Port of Entry

2020-04-20T12:35:07-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Hensel Phelps Construction Company (HPC) to provide Waterproofing Construction Monitoring Services for the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry (LPOE) located in San Ysidro, California. The LPOE project is spread over three phases and consists of the demolition and new construction of the Port and its

Kittitas District Seven Firehouse

2018-01-12T10:29:04-08:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers (ABBAE) was retained by Kittitas Fire and Rescue to provide leak investigation and reporting services to the District Seven Firehouse located in Seattle, Washington. ABBAE was asked to investigate one of the newly constructed fire houses, where a continuous leak around one of the large air intakes was reported. It was

Hawaii Convention Center

2020-04-20T12:15:51-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the State of Hawaii and Architects Hawaii, Ltd. to provide design assistance and waterproofing consulting services to the Hawaii Tourism Authority/SMG Hawaii convention center located in Honolulu. Constructed in 1997, the 1.1 million SF convention center is a partially open-air facility consisting of extensive outdoor planters,

Hawaii Public Housing Authority

2020-04-20T13:05:29-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was asked by the State of Hawaii’s Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA) to provide consulting engineering services for three separate properties on Hawai’i island. Pomaika’i Homes, Hale Aloha o Puna Housing, and Pahala Elderly Housing comprise of approximately seventy-five rental units.  ABBAE provided design of structural, architectural, civil, mechanical,

HACSC – Lenzen Gardens

2020-04-20T12:45:18-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was selected by the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara (HACSC) to provide investigation, design and construction phase services on a multi-family project in San Jose. Lenzen Gardens is a 94-unit senior housing development with common areas. The two and three-story wood-frame buildings surrounding a central courtyard

HACSC – Cypress Gardens Senior Housing

2020-04-20T13:05:04-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was selected by the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara (HACSC) to provide investigation, design, and construction phase services on a multi-family project in San Jose. Cypress Gardens is a 125-unit senior housing development with common area.  The two and three-story wood-frame buildings surrounding a central courtyard

County of Santa Barbara

2020-04-20T13:05:24-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by county of Santa Barbara to perform commissioning services on their 1.2MW DC solar PV ground-mounted power plant. ABBAE performed inspections of array racking, conductors, inverter, and the monitoring system. We also conducted a performance test and delivered a detailed commissioning report. This hillside mounted project involves

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority – James Down Towers

2020-04-20T13:07:02-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) was awarded retained by the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) to perform roof assessments at various properties as directed. The first property was James Down Towers a four-story concrete building that has four towers and connecting central halls. Originally constructed in 1972, it has approximately 40,000 SF of

United States Courthouse – San Diego

2020-04-20T14:17:27-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Hensel Phelps Construction Company (HPC) for waterproofing construction monitoring services for the New United States Courthouse in San Diego. The building is a 16-story, 467,000 GSF steel and concrete framed structure that houses 14 Federal courtrooms and 21 chambers. ABBAE has been retained to document the

CPI Warehouse – Guam

2020-04-20T14:18:01-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Gateside, Inc. for consulting engineering services for condition assessment and reporting of the roofing conditions of the CPI Warehouse roof systems in Barrigada, Guam. The CPI Warehouse is a one year old, 48,000 SF  Facility with the roof system that consists of an acrylic roof on

NAWS – China Lake – Weapons and Armaments Technical Center

2020-04-20T14:18:12-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Barnhart-Beatty Balfour (Barnhart) to prepare a roof condition assessment for The Weapons & Armaments Technical Center (P-745), located at 2471 Parsons Road, China Lake, California. The Weapons & Armaments Technical Center (P-745)  is a 177,718 SF research and development facility for U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Weapons

NOAA Pacific Regional Center

2020-04-20T14:27:24-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provided third-party inspection and reporting services for the roof insulation for the NOAA Pacific Regional Center at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Honolulu Hawaii. The installation included the three-ply mechanically attached heat-welded modified bitumen mineral surfaced roofing system over an insulation layer by the roofing contractor, Alcal

County of Sonoma – North County Detention Facility

2020-04-20T14:27:28-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) was retained by the County of Sonoma for roofing replacement design services for Building 301, located at the North County Detention Center Facility in Santa Rosa, California. The North County Detention Facility was constructed back in adjacent to the Charles M. Schulz Airport. The site originally housed the Santa

County of Placer – South County Adult Correctional Facility

2020-04-20T14:27:54-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) was retained by Vanir Construction Management to provide building enclosure consulting services for the Placer County Minimum Security, South County Adult Correctional Facility located at Justice Center Drive and Industrial Avenue in Roseville, California The facility consists of a single-story medium security dormitory type jail structure. It is constructed

San Jose International Airport – Terminal Expansion

2020-04-20T14:26:54-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of San Jose to provide third-party building enclosure review and construction period services for a significant new passenger terminal expansion of the Norman J. Mineta International Airport located in San Jose, California. The new $1 billion North Concourse Terminal Building was completed in June

County of San Mateo – Hall of Justice

2020-04-20T14:27:15-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) was retained by the County of San Mateo for consulting services related to partial roof evaluation for the cooling tower roof well at the Hall of Justice Building located in Redwood City, California. The facility consists of 8-level building with basement. The executive officer/clerk and jury commissioner, administration, criminal,

City of Newport Beach – City Hall

2020-05-21T11:15:35-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Bohlin, Cywinski and Jackson Architects (BCJ) to provide building enclosure consulting services for the new City Hall Complex located in Newport Beach, California. The City of Newport Beach retained ABBAE to provide construction monitoring services for the building envelope. ABBAE worked with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ)

Reno Post Office

2020-04-20T14:26:46-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Reno to perform due diligence and property assessment services for the downtown Post Office. The Reno Post Office is a historical landmark, built in 1934 and is a good example of art-deco architecture. The City is investigating purchasing the building from the USPS

City of Walnut Creek – Facilities Assessment

2020-04-20T14:27:03-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Walnut Creek to complete a facility condition assessment using ASTM E-2018 as a guideline. The four city-owned recreational and historic buildings included a steel and concrete frame building wood-frame buildings with glu-lam structural elements. ABBAE prepared replacement value calculations and recommendations, based on

County of Sonoma – Roof Assessment and Repair

2020-04-20T14:27:07-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Sonoma County to provide investigation and analysis of several county buildings in Santa Rosa. ABBAE provided investigation, analysis, and roof repair design and construction administration services for the various buildings in Santa Rosa. The existing roofs consists of gravel surfaced built-up roofing over insulation over a

Travis Air Force Base

2020-04-20T14:27:12-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Hal Hays Construction, Inc. (HHCI) to perform thermal imaging and building assessments to multiple facilities at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California. As part of a base-wide energy efficiencies upgrade program, ABBAE performed a cursory review of the exterior building envelope to identify areas that

City of Covina – Joslyn Senior Center

2020-04-20T14:28:55-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide building envelope review and roofing systems evaluation for the Joslyn Senior Center in Covina, California. The Joslyn Center is a single-story wood-frame building with slab-on-grade concrete foundation. Exterior cladding is primarily cement plaster with wood siding and trim. Roof systems include a low-slope and steep-sloped

City of Thousand Oaks – 401 / 403 Hillcrest

2020-04-20T14:28:59-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Thousand Oaks to provide water intrusion mitigation and solar photovoltaic (PV) design services for a City Building. The Conejo Recreation and Park District Building is a single story concrete building with a rooftop parking deck constructed in the 1970s. The building houses a

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park

2020-04-20T14:28:00-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) developed and constructed a 178kW solar PV system on Pearl Harbor Naval Air Station for the USS Bowfin Submarine museum. ABBAE’s turnkey scope included permitting, design, engineering, construction management and financing of the installation of the 178kW roof mounted system. ABBAE used energy analysis and life cycle cost analysis

City of Livermore – Municipal Buildings

2020-05-15T14:55:11-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Livermore to perform facility condition assessments, design, construction documents and construction administration for several municipal buildings that provide special City services. The City needed complete and thorough review of the building envelope, structural, mechanical and electrical systems, roofing and exterior wall and window

San Diego International Airport

2020-04-20T14:41:15-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the design-build team, Turner Construction and architect (HNTB) to provide Building Envelope Consulting Services, including Engineer of Record services, on the $907 million Terminal 2 Expansion at the San Diego International Airport. The curtain wall and storefront present a unique structural challenge due to the 40