Andrea Baird

NCARB, P.E., CCCA, LEED AP BD+C, BECxP, CxA+BE

Senior Architect

Expertise

Architectural Peer Review

Remedial Design

Performance Testing

Construction Quality Assurance Programs

THERM

WUFI

Roofing

Litigation Support

With over 13 years of architectural and engineering experience

Andrea Baird specializes in the evaluation and repair design of building enclosure components and systems, field testing of air/water infiltration, and architectural and structural design for new and existing buildings.  Her building enclosure expertise includes architectural peer review, remedial design, performance testing, and construction quality assurance programs.  She has extensive knowledge in THERM, WUFI, and other types of computer simulations to perform the analysis of building enclosure performance.

She has considerable roofing experience in the areas of investigation, testing, and development of design drawings and specifications for roof repairs and replacement.  Her knowledge of roofing systems includes single-ply membrane and built-up roofing (low slope), copper (standing seam and flat-lock), and slate (steep slope).

With her building enclosure knowledge, she has provided litigation support services in the areas of investigation, depositions, and document review on related failures.

Prior to RRJ, she gained experience in forensic architecture and design working for both A/E consulting firms and traditional architecture and structural engineering design practices located in the Midwest and Texas.

Education

Master of Architecture
University of Detroit Mercy

Master of Engineering in Civil
University of Detroit Mercy

Licensure | Certifications

Licensed Architect
IL, MI, TX, WI

Licensed Professional Engineer
TX

Building Enclosure Commissioning Process Provider (BECxP)

Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA)

Certified Infrared Thermographer (CIT)

Commissioning Authority + Building Enclosure (CxA+BE)

Construction Documents Technologist (CDT)

LEED Accredited Professional, Building Design & Construction (LEED AP BD+C)

National Council of Architectural Registrations Boards (NCARB)

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