How to choose an engineer for your concrete restoration project?

By Greg Batista, PE | June 24, 2018

Introduction Choosing the right engineer is vital to a concrete repair project.  You can compare your engineer to a head coach of a basketball team. The coach teaches and advises the team members on the best approach to compete.  He can also present a plan that will ensure ultimate victory.  Therefore, it is important to […]

Guide on How to Hire An Engineer to do your 40 year Recertification

By Greg Batista, PE | June 3, 2018

The Beginning You have received your notice in the mail and are asking yourself “what is a 40 Year Recertification?”.  Before you proceed to read this blog, make sure you know what a 40 Year Recertification is first.  Once you know the answer, you can then proceed with the next step.  Obviously, you must find […]

What is Concrete Spalling?

By Greg Batista, PE | May 27, 2018

Introduction Florida is a great place to live.  First, you have the beautiful beaches. Second, you have great weather throughout the year.   Third, you have great architecture that includes art-deco to modern styles.  However, these positive traits come with their fair share of problems.  The high concentration of “salt air” can seep into the […]

How much does a 40 Year Recertification cost?

By Greg Batista, PE | May 15, 2018

Introduction If you are reading this blog, then you have received your notice to perform a 40 Year Inspection.  Simply put, a 40 Year Recertification is an inspection that is required by the State of Florida when a building turns 40 years old.  Additionally, you must to inspections every 10 years thereafter.  You can find […]

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Is Your Curtain Wall Leaking?

By Greg Batista, PE | May 2, 2018

What is a Glass Wall? What is a Glass Wall? Glass walls (or Curtain Walls) is a system of glass panels that cover a building.  The featured image on this post is an example of a Curtain Wall system.  Curtain walls differ from regular windows in that they fit to the outside of the building […]

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By Greg Batista, PE | October 10, 2017

GB&A completed this year its first Green project as the LEED Consultant. This project was a TD Bank building in North Bay Village, Florida. It has obtained the Gold Certification by the United States Green Building Council.

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By Greg Batista, PE | October 10, 2017

Stay tuned for more Current News when it becomes available.

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What’s New?

By Greg Batista, PE | October 10, 2017

After more than 10 years at its previous location, GB&A has moved to its offices to Town of Davie, Florida. The main reason for the move is so that it will allow us to attain a Federal HUB Zone certification. This certification will allow us to have an edge in obtaining federal contracts.  Our new […]