Appropriate knowledge, technical understanding, experience and judgement cannot be underestimated when assessing weathertightness of building structures. Recognition of how cladding performs and how to assess compliance with the Building Code is integral to reporting on weathertightness.
A detailed knowledge of external building envelopes and the experience in having assessed many hundreds of buildings is essential. Building surveyors at Hampton Jones have been recognised by professional peers as having the required training and skill set, including that of designing and remediation of defective buildings.
We also have an in-depth knowledge of the relevant legislation that relates to claims associated with the weathertightness of buildings - See Expert Witness