Government

Environmental Services Building

By |2018-02-07T13:07:41+00:00February 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

City of Seattle Fire Department Headquarters

By |2018-01-12T10:10:43+00:00December 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

HACSC – Julian Gardens

By |2018-02-06T09:27:43+00:00December 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

Los Angeles Metro 2100 Frank Modugno

By |2018-01-12T10:14:23+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to provide building envelope consulting services to the Metro property located at 2100 Frank Modugno in Sylmar, California. The existing roof is comprised of two separate roofing systems, a built-up roof and a standing seam metal

HACSC – Lucretia Gardens

By |2018-01-12T13:10:54+00:00December 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.

Hawaii Convention Center

By |2018-01-12T10:35:48+00:00December 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

San Ysidro Land Port of Entry

By |2018-01-12T10:25:55+00:00December 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

Kittitas District Seven Firehouse

By |2018-01-12T10:29:04+00:00December 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

County of Santa Barbara

By |2018-01-12T10:42:10+00:00December 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

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority – Levy Garden

By |2018-01-12T13:38:39+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority of the City of Las Vegas (SNVRHA) to perform investigation, design and bidding phase services in regards to the phased re-roofing of the Levy Gardens located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Levy Gardens is a three story apartment complex

Hawaii Public Housing Authority

By |2018-01-12T13:40:44+00:00December 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,

HACSC – Cypress Gardens Senior Housing

By |2018-01-12T13:54:29+00:00December 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

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority – James Down Towers

By |2018-01-12T14:26:15+00:00December 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

NAWS – China Lake – Weapons and Armaments Technical Center

By |2018-01-12T10:56:24+00:00December 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

United States Courthouse – San Diego

By |2018-01-12T10:54:33+00:00December 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

CPI Warehouse – Guam

By |2018-01-12T10:49:06+00:00December 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

City of Newport Beach – City Hall

By |2018-01-12T11:01:55+00:00December 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

City of Palo Alto – Mitchell Park Library

By |2018-01-12T12:03:26+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Turner Construction Company to provide curtain wall and glazing system consulting services for the new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center in Palo Alto, California. The building consists of a 56,000 SF structure that includes a two-story library and a single-story community center

Reno Post Office

By |2018-01-12T11:04:03+00:00December 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

City of Walnut Creek – Facilities Assessment

By |2018-01-12T11:06:16+00:00December 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,

County of Sonoma – Roof Assessment and Repair

By |2018-01-12T11:13:22+00:00December 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

NOAA Pacific Regional Center

By |2018-01-12T10:59:32+00:00December 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

Travis Air Force Base

By |2018-01-12T11:20:29+00:00December 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

County of Sonoma – North County Detention Facility

By |2018-02-06T11:22:04+00:00December 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

County of Placer – South County Adult Correctional Facility

By |2018-02-06T11:24:08+00:00December 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

San Jose International Airport – Terminal Expansion

By |2018-01-12T11:09:11+00:00December 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

County of San Mateo – Hall of Justice

By |2018-01-12T11:15:54+00:00December 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,

City of Covina – Joslyn Senior Center

By |2018-01-12T11:35:34+00:00December 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

City of Thousand Oaks – 401 / 403 Hillcrest

By |2018-01-12T11:40:16+00:00December 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

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park

By |2018-01-12T11:46:37+00:00December 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

City of Livermore – Municipal Buildings

By |2018-01-12T11:26:10+00:00December 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

Los Angeles Law Library

By |2018-01-12T11:31:42+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Los Angeles County Law Library to provide investigation and assessment services of the library and top levels of an adjacent parking garage. The Law Library campus includes the original building, a six-story concrete structure completed in 1953 which contains administrative services and six

San Diego International Airport

By |2018-01-12T11:48:56+00:00December 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

South Bayside Waste Management Authority

By |2018-01-11T10:20:14+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc.(ABBAE) performed an evaluation and testing of spalled concrete and exposed reinforced steel for the South Bayside Waste Management Authority Facility. The building is a 48,000 square foot recycling center, which was in need of roof repairs. ABBAE made repair recommendations and budget estimates as well as provided construction

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

By |2018-01-12T11:53:56+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) for work on additions and remodeling of Building 77. ABBAE’s scope included preparation of Construction Documents for the addition and tenant improvements (TI) to a laboratory and office building. Improvements and upgrades included HVAC, electrical, plumbing, acoustical, roofing, interior,