IRC Co-operative Non-profit Community Service

November 24, 2022

IRC Co-operative Non-profit Community Service

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Snow Load Services

November 10, 2022

Snow Load Services

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Rimkus Acquires Delta Engineering and Inspection, Inc.

November 2, 2022

Rimkus Acquires Delta Engineering and Inspection, Inc.

Southeast expansion deepens consulting firm’s national capabilities for structural engineering assessments

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IRC Roof Expert Update

October 27, 2022

IRC Roof Expert Update

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Roof Condition Assessment

October 20, 2022

Roof Condition Assessment

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Rebranding News

October 13, 2022

Rebranding News

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Architectural Services

October 11, 2022

Architectural Services

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IRC Expert Update: Structural Engineering

September 29, 2022

IRC Expert Update:
Structural Engineering

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Capital Planning

September 8, 2022

Capital Planning

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Thusu Shares His Expertise on Building Enclosures for Indoor Pools, Spas, and Steam Rooms

September 7, 2022

Thusu Shares His Expertise on Building Enclosures for Indoor Pools, Spas, and Steam Rooms

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Carbon Footprint Reduction

September 1, 2022

Carbon Footprint Reduction

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Building Condition Assessments

August 18, 2022

Building Condition Assessments

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IRC Expert Update: Pavement Engineering

August 4, 2022

IRC Expert Update: Pavement Engineering

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Mechanical, Electrical, & Plumbing (MEP) Services

July 21, 2022

Mechanical, Electrical, & Plumbing (MEP) Services

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Reserve Fund Studies and Depreciation Reports

July 14, 2022

Reserve Fund Studies and Depreciation Reports

Condominium Maintenance and Repairs

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Services

July 7, 2022

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Services

How Experts Use Drones to Elevate the Inspection Process

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On-Demand MEP Webinars

June 15, 2022

On-Demand MEP Webinars

Continuing Education Program

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Building Sciences Expert Update

June 1, 2022

IRC Building Sciences Expert Update

Decades of design expertise ready for your next project

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IRC Restoration Design Services

May 24, 2022

Restoration Design Services

Rimkus and IRC building experts specialize in the evaluation and restoration of damaged buildings, plants, facilities, and infrastructure.

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Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. Acquires Commercial Construction Consulting

May 4, 2022

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. Acquires Commercial Construction Consulting

Global consulting firm strengthens Boston presence and expands existing Building Sciences practice

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IRC Structural Engineering Expert Update

May 3, 2022

IRC Building Sciences Group Structural Engineering Expert Update
Decades of design expertise ready for you next project

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IRC Post-winter property assessments

April 21, 2022

IRC Post-winter Property Assessments 

Decades of design expertise ready for your next project.

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Energy Audits Update

April 11, 2022

Energy Audits Update

Decades of design expertise ready for your next project.

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IRC Building Sciences Group Roofing Expert

March 31, 2022

IRC Building Sciences Group Roofing Expert Update 
Decades of design expertise ready for you next project

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Co-operative/Non-profit Community Services

March 24, 2022

IRC Co-operative/Non-profit Community Services

Decades of design expertise ready for your next project 

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IRC Pavement Condition Assessments

March 4, 2022

Pavement Condition Assessments 

As spring approaches, building owners and facilities managers should begin to think about pavement condition assessments.

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IRC Roof Condition Assessments

February 17, 2022

It’s time to schedule your roofing condition assessments and plan for spring construction. 

Our experienced team of engineers and technical consultants is ready to help. 

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IRC On-Demand Roofing Webinars

February 9, 2022

IRC On-Demand Roofing Webinars

Top-tier educational opportunities 

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IRC Building Sciences Group Building Envelope Expert Update

January 31, 2022

IRC Building Sciences Group Building Envelope Expert Update
Decades of design expertise ready for you next project

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It’s time to schedule your post-winter property assessments and plan for spring construction.

January 12, 2022

It’s time to schedule your post-winter property assessments and plan for spring construction. 

Our experienced team of engineers and technical consultants is ready to help. 

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IRC Building Sciences Group Structural Engineering Expert Update

December 29, 2021

IRC Building Sciences Group Structural Engineering Expert Update
Decades of design expertise ready for you next project

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Have you started thinking about your 2022 capital projects?

December 15, 2021

Have you started thinking about your 2022 capital projects?

Our experienced team of engineers and technical consultants is ready to help. 

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IRC Building Sciences Group Roofing Expert Update

December 1, 2021

IRC Expert Roofing Update

Decades of design expertise ready for your next project

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Porasz Reviews Building Energy Efficiency Considerations

November 10, 2021

Porasz Reviews Building Energy Efficiency Considerations

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IRC Co-operative/Non-profit Community Services

November 10, 2021

IRC Co-operative/Non-profit Community Services

Decades of design expertise ready for your next project 

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IRC Pavement Expert Update

October 28, 2021

IRC Expert Pavement Update

Decades of design expertise ready for your next project

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IRC Excessive Snow Loads Services

October 13, 2021

IRC Excessive Snow Loads Services

Decades of design expertise ready for your next project 

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IRC Building Sciences Expert Update

September 29, 2021

IRC Building Sciences Expert Update

Decades of design expertise ready for your next project

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IRC Building Condition Assessments

September 15, 2021

IRC Building Condition Assessments

Summer is coming to an end, and soon winter weather will be upon us. Have you started thinking about your 2022 capital projects? Don’t wait until the snow is falling and it’s too late to assess your exterior components.

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IRC Building Sciences Group Expert Update

August 26, 2021

IRC Building Sciences Group Expert Update

Decades of design expertise ready for your next project

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IRC Depreciation Reports

August 17, 2021

IRC Depreciation Reports

Depreciation Reports enable condominium boards to make fact-based decisions, avoid being surprised by special assessments, budget responsibly for predictable repairs, meet regulation requirements for updates every three years in BC, and protect property values. 

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IRC Reserve Fund Studies

August 12, 2021

IRC Reserve Fund Studies

Reserve Fund Studies enable condominium boards to make fact-based decisions, avoid being surprised by special assessments, budget responsibly for predictable repairs, meet regulation requirements, and protect property values.

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Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. Acquires Sullivan Engineering

August 4, 2021

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. Acquires Sullivan Engineering

Global consulting firm improves market position and scales Building Science capabilities to maintain unparalleled standards in client service

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IRC Roofing Expert Update

July 28, 2021

IRC Expert Roofing Update

Decades of design expertise ready for your next project

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Capital Planning Services

July 14, 2021

IRC Capital Planning Services

Budgeting for capital planning requires a thorough understanding of your property’s assets and the work that will be required throughout the property lifecycle.

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Press Release: July 8, 2021

July 8, 2021

Press Release: Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. Acquires Blackstone Consulting LLC

Global consulting firm strengthens United States bench of experts and Due Diligence Property Condition, Seismic Risk, and Environmental Site Assessment capabilities 

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June 30, 2021

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IRC Expert Pavement Update

June 24, 2021

IRC Expert Pavement Update

Decades of design expertise ready for your next project

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IRC Now Offers Additional Services

June 17, 2021

IRC Now Offers Additional Services 

We’re excited to announce that Canada-based M & E Engineering Consultants has joined the Rimkus family! 

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Drone Services

June 9, 2021

IRC Drone Services 

IRC and Rimkus experts use the latest drone technology to provide our clients with unique visual and digital information with greater efficiency.

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IRC Expert Update

May 26, 2021

IRC Expert Update

Decades of design expertise ready for your next project

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Press Release: May 19, 2021

May 19, 2021

Press Release: Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. Acquires M&E Engineering Consultants

Global consulting firm expands bench of experts in Canada and scales Mechanical, Electrical, and Life Safety capabilities

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Restoration Design Services

May 11, 2021

Restoration Design Services

Rimkus and IRC building experts specialize in the evaluation and restoration of damaged buildings, plants, facilities, and infrastructure.

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Post-Winter Condition Assessments

April 14, 2021

Post-Winter  Condition Assessments

Spring is upon us, and it’s now the perfect time to schedule your post-winter property assessments. 

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Roof Condition Assessments

April 1, 2021

Roof Condition Assessments

The best way to prevent unexpected damage is to have your roof inspected annually.

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Pavement Condition Assessments

March 15, 2021

Pavement Condition Assessments 

As spring approaches, building owners and facilities managers should begin to think about pavement condition assessments.

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ARTICLE: Elastomeric Coating: More than Just Paint

February 3, 2021

Elastomeric Coating: More than Just Paint | CCI London and Area Chapter

IRC Manager of Building Sciences @Brian DeFrias, C.E.T., BSS recently explained the science behind elastomeric coatings in a recent publication from The Canadian Condominium Institute - London and Area Chapter. Scroll to page 10 in the article below to check it out. 

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Communiqué de Presse

November 19, 2020

Communiqué de Presse: Rimkus Consulting Group fait l'acquisition de l'entreprise canadienne IRC Building Sciences Group.

HOUSTON, Texas, 20 novembre 2020 /CNW/ - Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. (« Rimkus »), un fournisseur mondial de services d’ingénierie forensique, en architecture et génie-conseil, a annoncé l'acquisition stratégique de IRC Building Sciences Group (« IRC ») et Le Groupe IRC, basé au Québec. Cette acquisition s'aligne avec la stratégie de croissance de Rimkus, élargissant la portée et les services de l'entreprise à travers le Canada.

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Press Release

November 19, 2020

Press Release: Rimkus Consulting Group Acquires IRC Building Sciences Group

HOUSTON, TX – November 20, 2020 – Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.(“Rimkus”), a worldwide provider of forensic engineering and Architectural and Engineering (A&E) consulting services, announced the strategic acquisition of Canada-based IRC Building Sciences Group (“IRC”) and Quebec-based Le Groupe IRC. The acquisition aligns with Rimkus’ growth strategy, expanding the company’s reach and services across Canada.

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IRC Regional Contacts - Available Anytime for Uninterrupted Service

March 25, 2020

IRC's Regional Offices and Managers are here to support you during this difficult time. We have made the socially responsible decision to suspend our normal operations and have instructed all of our employees to go home and remain at home to protect the health of our staff, our clients, and the members of our community. 

However, we will be providing uninterrupted service to our clients who have projects ongoing or who wish to proceed with their work, as permitted by local and provicial guidelines. Please use this helpful document to contact the Regional Manager closest to you to receive assistance with anything you need.

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ATTENTION: COVID-19 Update #2 from IRC Building Sciences

March 25, 2020

This notice is a follow up to IRC’s previous announcement indicating our company’s socially responsible decision towards the COVID-19 pandemic and the health and safety of our employees, clients, and their surrounding communities.

We sincerely appreciate all the positive, supportive feedback we received from many of our clients and do wish all the best health and safety to everyone as well.

For those who are concerned with our temporary moratorium announcement impacting our services to their projects, we will continue to support projects not impacted by the pandemic restraints, including the essential services industries, in a safe manner.

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ATTENTION: COVID-19 Update from IRC Building Sciences

March 24, 2020

Following instructions from Premier Doug Ford and the Province of Ontario on March 23, 202, and in light of the rapid changes occurring in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic, IRC will be discontinuing normal business operations effective 5:00 pm Tuesday, March 24, 2020 for 2 weeks or longer as required.

Please follow this link to see the letter from Albert Duwyn, President of IRC Building Sciences Group.

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COVID-19 Update from IRC Building Sciences

March 18, 2020

In light of the rapid changes occurring in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic, IRC has taken actions to safe guard not only its employees but also our clients and customers.

Please follow this link to see the letter from Albert Duwyn, President of IRC Building Sciences Group.

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6th Annual G2CC | Golf to Conquer Cancer

June 11, 2019

IRC Group is a proud Silver Sponsor at the 6th Annual G2CC (Golf to Conquer Cancer) event benefitting The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation’s Golf to conquer Cancer held on June 10, 2019.
Despite the rainy weather, 235 participants gathered for the...

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IRC's Structural Team Designs Tallest Tims

May 7, 2019

As reported in the Clarington This Week newspaper (April 22, 2019), IRC's Structural Engineering division is helping Tim Hortons reach new heights with an exciting new 2-storey store in Bowmanville.

On top of being taller than you're average Tims, this new location will also feature a patio.

Read the full article on our site by clicking the "Read More" link 

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ARTICLE: Roof Reviews and Preventative Roof Maintenance

April 19, 2019

Roof Reviews and Preventative Roof Maintenance | TORONTO CONDO NEWS | APRIL 19, 2019
A roof is the condo equivalent of a Swiss Army Knife; a multi-function device essential to a quality lifestyle. The condo roof keeps water out, helps maintain air quality and comfortable temperatures, and offers common area space and amenities. It is a necessary and important part of external building... 

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BEVA | Calgary’s Building Maintenance Bylaw

April 15, 2018

IRC Building Sciences Group's Calgary office provides assessments to help you with your buildings BEVA (Building Exterior Visual Assessment) Calgary’s Building Maintenance Bylaw requirements.
The purpose of The City of Calgary's Building Maintenance Bylaw is to better protect the public by requiring the exterior of buildings to be visually assessed for required repairs every 5 years.
If your building is 5 stories or more and 10 or more years old, you will be required ...

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IRC Introduces 24/7 Leak Response Service

October 9, 2015

IRC expands 24/7Leak Response services with new web-based database and live monitoring system.

For more information please visit our Emergency Service Program page.

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IRC Introduces Pavement Engineering Division

September 19, 2015

IRC creates a new pavement engineering division with the addition of new pavement engineering trained staff to handle the expanded service offering to our National client base.

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Strategic Alliance with Wells Klein Consulting Group

July 27, 2015

Monty Klein, President of Wells Klein Consulting Group and Albert Duwyn, President of IRC Building Sciences Group are pleased to announce the formation of a Strategic Alliance effective August 1, 2015.

This move will combine the staff of both firms at one location in order to better serve all present and future client requirements.

Wells Klein has been providing Building Envelope Consulting services in British Columbia and Western Canada for over 20 years while IRC has been serving its clients needs across Canada since 1985. With combined personnel of over 120, our staff of Engineers, technologist and technicians, operating in 12 offices across Canada, specialize in assessments, design, asset management and quality observations in roofing & waterproofing, building envelope, structural, paving and heritage preservation.

Both firms are excited over the prospect of providing an unsurpassed level of service to new and existing clients in the public and private, commercial, industrial and institutional sectors.

We look forward to serving you better for all your Building Performance requirements.

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McCavour Engineering Becomes IRC's Structural Division

September 18, 2007

In 2007, McCavour Engineering was acquired, adding structural engineering capabilities to complement IRC’s core competencies.

IRC’s Structural Engineering division, IRC McCavour Engineering Group, provides assessment, structural design, prime consulting, project management and product support to the construction industry.

IRC McCavour Engineering Group provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to structural engineering challenges. Our staff has expert knowledge of materials, building systems and construction products.

We are licensed across Canada to provide structural design and preparation of structural drawings. Each project that we undertake is approached with structural engineering as the fundamental basis to our solution. We apply a common sense philosophy to develop a code compliant and cost effective solution to our projects.

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Pavement Consulting Services Available from IRC

March 22, 2006

IRC now provides paving consulting services for clients in the private sector as part of our Building Science Division.

Pavement is the first visible component of a property. Pavement deterioration is not only esthetically unpleasant but it is also a trip, fall and driving hazard. IRC can help owners and property managers manage their pavement inventories by providing visual and geotechnical investigations, design and specification, contract administration and quality observation services. Whether a client is looking for repairs such as milling and overlaying asphaltic pavements, general pavement replacement, concrete pavements and curb repairs, and/or subsurface drainage repairs, IRC can provide sound engineering expertise to help manage these assets to maximize return on investment.

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