Our Services

The Holmes Engineering Group is a 21st Century consulting and forensic engineering firm with corporate offices in Central Florida. The Holmes Engineering Group provides comprehensive engineering, research, investigation, inspection, construction management, and expert testimony services to the construction industry throughout North America.

Cause and Origin of Defects

Cause and Origin of Construction Defects

  • Moisture Intrusion
  • HVAC Failure Causation Analysis
  • Microbial Contamination Analysis
  • Fenestration, Facade and Curtin Wall Testing
  • Infrared Thermography Services
  • Building Air Barrier Testing
  • Building Energy Audits
  • Design Failure
Building Commissioning


  • Energy Audits & Studies
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Mechanical / Electrical Systems
  • Building Enclosures
  • Energy Management Control Systems
  • Financial Performance


  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Quality Assurance
  • Operation & Maintenance
  • Energy Conservation Opportunities
  • Financial Performance
  • Sustainability
Litigation Support

Litigation Support and Insurance Claims

  • Expert Witness
  • Forensic Investigations
  • Building Envelope Analysis
  • Construction Product & Material Failure Evaluation
  • Water Intrusion Analysis
  • Laboratory & Field Testing
  • Construction Compliance Analysis
  • Electrical, Mechanical Analysis
  • Peer Review
  • Insurance Claim Forensic Investigation
  • Subrogation of Insurance Claims

Building Envelope Assessments

  • Building Performance Water Penetration and Air Barrier testing
  • Design Development Consultation
  • Quality Assurance Observation and Reporting
  • Customized Training Seminars
  • Building Enclosure Commissioning Program - Air, Water, Thermal Barriers and Vapor
  • Visual Condition and Operations
  • Review of HVAC and Ventilation Systems
  • Testing of Ventilation Effectiveness, Pressurization and Filtration Efficiency
  • Inspection of Building Automation and Control Systems
  • Test and Balance of HVAC & Ventilation Systems
  • Air Conditioning Load Analysis and Review

Construction Project Management

  • Investigation and Analysis
  • Design, Bidding, and Negotiations
  • Construction
  • Contract Administration
  • Peer Review
  • Timeline Management
  • Meeting Coordination
  • Monitoring Work Effort
  • Third-Party Reporting
  • Budget Requirements and Observations
  • Administrative Services
  • Proposal Writing
  • Applicant and Subcontractor Review
  • Presentation Development

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  • National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers
  • National Institute of Building Sciences
  • AIHA
  • The Association of Energy Engineers
  • National Academy of Forensic Engineers
  • St Petersburg Bar Association