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Garland now offers a comprehensive, scientific building envelope evaluation service that helps a building owner determine the best energy-cost-reducing options for roof and wall remediation projects. The service is offered through the Garland Engineering Services Group.According to John Pierson, PE, manager of the Engineering Services Group, “Building owners are looking for ways to be sustainable and reduce costs while solving the maintenance problems of aging facilities. Through our Building Envelope Services, we offer clients a best-value approach; first determining their facility's energy and sustainability goals, then providing practical, service-life-extending solutions.”Building Envelope Services is provided in three phases: Phase 1, Assessment, involves historical research, an inventory of building envelope components and their current condition, and recommendations for improvement. Phase 2, Energy Evaluation, consists of an energy audit of the building envelope and a life-cycle cost analysis of the potential energy savings that can be realized from recommended improvements. Phase 3, Environmental, is a risk assessment for the building and subsequent recommendations for materials and/or services that can improve air quality, eliminate or minimize the use of hazardous materials, and reduce other safety and wellness hazards related to the exterior building envelope.This new service package helps clients see the relationships between utility cost savings and solution options in order to make more educated decisions based on principles such as total cost of ownership and sustainability.The Garland Company, Inc. is one of the worldwide leaders of quality, high-performance roofing and building maintenance solutions for the commercial, industrial and institutional markets. For over 100 years, Garland has continually developed unique product and service offerings that have raised the bar of performance while exceeding the individual needs of customers throughout the world. Today, our network of over 200 local building envelope professionals is ideally positioned throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom to provide quality roofing solutions for single and multi-property facilities. The Garland Company Inc., headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company.For a free preliminary building envelope inspection, or for more information, visit www.garlandco.com, or call toll-free to be connected with your local Garland representative at 1.800.321.9336.