Alex Dean provides professional consulting services utilizing his myriad skill sets and professional designations developed over thirty years in the building trades— as a master carpenter, architectural and mechanical engineer designer, energy consultant, builder, and contractor—to attorneys, banks, architects, property managers, contractors, and homeowners.
Attorneys and Banks
In matters of complex or exceptional cases, lawyers may retain on behalf of their client an expert witness to provide testimony. Alex Dean's breadth of experience has been acknowledged by the judicial system in Washington, DC, and he has worked in concert with attorneys and banks, applying his expertise and knowledge in a number of residential building court actions.
Property Managers and Building Owners
Often property managers look for ways to find more efficient solutions for their building systems, primarily HVAC and lighting. Alex has unique experience with a wide range of projects including commercial buildings, high-rise apartments, even an airport terminal office.
Alex Dean utilizes an integrative approach working as a high-performance green building consultant with architects and contractors in the following areas:
- Review of engineering and design plans
- Identify conflicting components in engineering and design plan elements
- Offer solutions for complex problems, integrating the latest trends in materials and sources, design, and engineering applications
Alex adds value by reducing or eliminating unnecessary design revisions, reordering and re-installation of materials, and other costly surprises which can result in budget overages and time delays.