Engineering Services

MBC Group’ has serviced the construction industry for over 20 years; providing structural, commercial, civic, and residential consultation.

  • Building systems commissioning and verification
  • Electronic and pneumatic controls
  • Energy audits, energy modelling, and simulations
  • Forensic audits and peer reviews
  • Ground source heat pumps
  • HVAC system design
  • Industrial design
  • Innovative air, heat recovery, and free-cooling strategies
  • LEED® consulting
  • Maximize energy incentive program benefits
  • Medical gas, compressed air, and other specialities
  • On-site solar thermal generation
  • Plant energy optimization
  • Plumbing systems
  • Process and instrumentation designs
  • Refrigeration systems
  • Site services (site plans, connections, grading, etc.)
  • Specialized ventilation design (clean rooms, biocontainment hoods, operating theatres, etc.)
  • Sprinkler and fire protection systems
  • Steam generation and distribution systems
  • Stormwater drainage and rainwater harvesting
  • Water and wastewater treatment design
  • Composite structures
  • Elevated structural floor systems
  • Exterior canopies/parapets/features
  • Floors (grade-supported or structural)
  • Foundation designs for buildings, tanks, and silos
  • Grade beams
  • Industrial infrastructure
  • Loading docks/ramps
  • New building designs
  • Piling/footings
  • Pre-engineered building system designs
  • Retaining walls
  • Roof framing
  • Seismic strengthening
  • Structural analysis
  • Structural damage assessment for existing structures
  • Structural designs for new commercial, industrial, and residential developments
  • Walls
  • Asphalt concrete pavement overlays
  • Brownfield and greenfield development
  • Community advocacy, development, planning, etc.
  • Construction management
  • Grading and drainage studies
  • Infrastructure design
  • Pavements, curbs, sidewalks, and gutters
  • Roadway and parking lot designs
  • Site and infrastructure design
  • Stormwater management
  • Tank farms
  • Mine cap design
  • Wastewater management services

MBC Group offers support on projects of all sizes, from daily residential claims to expansive global construction losses.

Our Services:

  • Builder’s Risk Services
  • Catastrophe Response
  • Estimating
  • Damage Assessments
  • Water & Fire Restoration
  • Replacement Cost & Actual Cash Value Determination
  • Wind & Hail Damage Surveys

We collaborate with members of the insurance, legal, and construction communities to determine the extent of the damage. We also offer repair solutions and litigation support as needed.

Forensic Services provided:

  • Code Upgrade & Compliance
  • Construction Defect Investigations
  • Drone Services
  • Emergency Response
  • Exposure & Vulnerability Assessments
  • Failure & Collapse Analysis
  • FEMA & NFIP Flood Evaluations
  • Fire Origin & Cause Investigations
  • Geophysical Services
  • Ground Movement & Failures
  • High-Angle Inspection Services
  • Loss Information Modeling (LIM)
  • Mechanical Electrical & Plumbing (MEP)
  • Metallurgical Analysis & Testing Services
  • Premises Liability Evaluations
  • Roof Evaluations
  • Roof Testing Lab
  • Seismic Damage Assessments
  • Storm Damage Assessments
  • Vibration Studies & Assessments
  • Water Damage Assessments

Our team has years of experience and handles a range of of specialized systems. Specifically, we provide:

  • Damage Assessments
  • Analysis of System Contamination Levels
  • Equipment Remediation Protocols
  • Equipment Inventory / Configuration Validation
  • ACV, RCV & Repair Value Calculations
  • Repair Versus Replacement Determinations
  • Business Interruption Mitigation
  • Expert Witness & Litigation Support

Areas of Expertise

  • Aerosciences
  • Commercial
  • Contents & Inventory Services
  • Electronics
  • Heavy
  • Industrial
  • Information Technology
  • Laboratory / Scientific
  • Mechanical
  • Medical
  • Semiconductors
  • Telecommunications

At MBC Group, we employ a team of specialists who resolve global construction defect issues.

The claims professionals at MBC Group support stakeholders no matter the situation. Our team works tirelessly to prevent problems and resolve all project-related disputes. By providing solutions that are both timely and cost-effective, we oversee damage assessments, cause investigations, scope development for repair projects, litigation, and more.

Using our years of industry and technical field experience, we ensure the objective, independent analysis of all complex construction issues.

Our Services

  • Building Code Compliance Assessment
  • Building Envelope Systems Investigation
  • Cause & Origin Investigation
  • Construction Document Reviews
  • Damage Assessment & Scope Identification
  • Defective Construction Claim Preparation & Response
  • Design & Construction Deficiency Identification
  • Determination of As-Built Conditions
  • Development & Review of Repair Estimates
  • Governing Codes & Standards Analysis
  • Graphics & Animation Development
  • On-Site Destructive Testing Coordination
  • Remedial Cost Estimating
  • Repair Recommendations
  • Roofing Evaluation & Failure Analysis
  • Standard of Care Evaluation
  • Change Order Analysis
  • Contract Default & Termination
  • Damage Calculations & Assessments
  • Productivity Loss Analysis
  • Schedule Delay, Disruption & Acceleration

We support our clients through the use of cutting-edge tech and other innovations. From initial inspection to remediation, we take a unique, proven approach to complex environmental and construction matters.

Our Services

  • Building Envelope Assessments
  • Cause & Origin Investigations
  • HVAC System Evaluations
  • Infrared Thermography & Moisture Metering
  • Mold & Indoor Air Quality Analysis
  • Mold Assessments & Remediation Protocols
  • Repair Estimates
  • Structural Evaluations
  • Water & Fire Remediation Services

The construction and appraisal experts at MBC Group offer comprehensive building condition assessments. From individual properties to extensive portfolios, we are well-versed in the construction space.

Our team boasts years of experience and a keen understanding of proprietary software. This allows us to create accurate budget scenarios and help clients make informed planning and facility budgeting decisions.

At this time, MBC’s building condition assessments are available exclusively in Canada.

Our Process

  • Schedule an initial client meeting, where we gather facility data and develop a Facility Condition Assessment (FCA) plan
  • Complete a site inspection to collect the most current facility condition data
  • Input all the data in our proprietary FCA analytical reporting software
  • Prepare a report outlining the project deficiencies, building repair requirements, lifecycle cost estimates, and code and safety compliance problems
  • Schedule a final meeting where we present our findings, pinpoint priorities, and offer recommendations

We do everything in our power to limit clients’ exposure and liabilities, all while maximizing recovery and decreasing overall costs.

MBC Group works on matters from subdivision claims to expansive project defaults. Our team provides reliable, comprehensive surety results with the highest confidence.

Claims Support

  • Analysis & Reporting of Surety Exposure
  • Construction Claims Investigations
  • Cost to Complete Estimates
  • Default Termination Analysis
  • Document Discovery Assistance
  • Expert Witness & Litigation Support
  • Payment Bond Claims Analysis
  • Performance Bond Claim Analysis
  • Schedule Analysis & Delay Assessment

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