Boise Idaho Commercial Investment Building Inspections

"ASHI, OCHI, EPA & ICC" CERTIFIED Building Inspections

Testing & Measurement Certifications, CAZ, EPA, PTCS, BA, itc,

Idaho: 208-761-6802

buildinganalystgroup@gmail.com


About Us

For over two decades Building Analyst Group Inc, a licensed general contractor has helped clients in all sectors maximizing their investment and minimizing risk with comprehensive commercial property inspections. From large projects such as multi-location inspections across multiple states, to small local projects. Building Analyst Group Inc, offers consistent quality, professionalism to ensure the integrity of your investment.

Building Inspection Coverage

Buyers / investors / brokers need a professional, knowledgeable and experience company to look out for their best interest. We have over 35 years in the construction trades. 20 years as a licensed general contractor, electrical, mechanical, infrastructure, inspections, building codes, & 10 years in building science. Building Analyst Group Inc, does more than building inspections. We provide testing for indoor air quality, HVAC-R equipment, duct systems, electrical, refrigeration, restaurant equipment and much more.

Exterior: soil erosion, parking, lighting, foundations, slabs, stem wall, roofing material / roofing truss system upper & lower timbers, bearing loads - wind loads - snow loads, cladding - siding, structural framing. Is your building ready for a earthquake? With new laws in effect the exchange of ownership may surprise you! More importantly ADA-”American Disabilities Act”, compliance for our disabled.

The roofing structure and framing of each building is of the most importance, main support beams are sometimes overlooked by less experienced inspectors. The exterior grounds surrounding the building has a large impact on the foundation. Hydrostatic pressures or faulty poor workmanship will cause failure. Commercial buildings are engineered & built different when compared to residential, you need a qualified experienced company.

Interior: electrical, plumbing, flooring, mold, dry rot, fire suppression systems, first aid stations, mechanical, HVAC-R equipment, boilers, HWH “hot water heaters”gas fired equipment, ventilation, test paint and drinking water for lead on request. Radon testing is something we also conduct utilizing electronic equipment, sewer pipe scope inspection when needed. Windows, doors, glazing areas, insulation & all contribute to air leakage and higher energy bills. These areas are inspected and noted on the report.

Environmental: building testing will conclude if the building has clean or poor air quality. We provide testing on CO, CO2, formaldehyde, PCBs, lead testing in soil, building materials, electronic radon testing, hvac air flow & temperature.


Our Commercial Building Inspections comply with the scope of work specified in ASTM E2018 and includes a comprehensive visual inspection of the building's construction including the following:

  • Building structure and foundation

  • Roof condition and remaining useful life

  • Building envelope

  • ADA accessibility

  • Electrical panels and wiring

  • Tenant improvements

  • Pavement systems

  • Plumbing fixtures and piping

  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems

  • Elevators and conveyance systems

  • Landscape, irrigation, site grading & drainage


Building Analyst Group Inc, offers commercial building inspections and we offer more services than our competitors. With nearly 30 years in the building trades our focus is to provide the consumer with satisfactory & professional services. Our background as a building analyst allows us to conduct testing on the building envelope.


In addition we provide environmental building assessments, "CAZ" Combustion testing, radon, air quality testing, building pressure testing,soil & water testing. We feel that our clients need to know the condition and environmental concerns before signing any contracts. 


Commercial itemized list should cover the following areas. 

  • Structural & Foundations

  • Welding Joints "Existing Buildings

  • Mechanical Equipment

  • Furnace / AC Units

  • HVAC Airflow Duct Balancing “Additional”

  • Electrical Panels & Outlets

  • Glazing Areas

  • Parking Lots / Lighting / Timers

  • Egress / Emergency Lighting

  • Chimney "Scope Inspection"

  • Water Heater / Boilers

  • Commercial Kitchens

  • Roof and Gutters

  • Kitchen Appliances / Countertops

  • Commercial Kitchen Cooking Equipment

  • Mechanical Equipment Testing "Additional"

  • Exhaust Hoods "Testing"

  • Foundations / Framing / Welding Joints

  • Grading Landscaping

  • Driveways / Sidewalks / Handicap

  • Porches / Decks / Stairs / Railings

  • Fences / Retaining Walls

  • Attics / Insulation / Ventilation

  • Makeup Air & Duct Systems

  • Floors / Walls / Ceilings

  • Doors / Windows / Glazing Areas

  • Siding / Trim

  • Plumbing Systems / Drainage / Landscapes

  • Bathrooms / Handicap Accessible

  • Basements / Slabs

  • Sump Pumps

  • Fire Suppression Systems

  • Swimming Pools / Saunas

  • Watersheds / Drainage / Water Screens

  • Underground Sewer Pipe Scope "Additional"

  • Air Quality / CO & CO2 / Mold / Mildew / Asbestos

  • Radon "Additional"

  • Gas Leak Testing

  • Humidity Testing / Temperature Data Logging

  • Environmental Concerns Lead Testing "Additional"

  • Energy Usage Verification "Additional"

  • Soil Testing "Additional"

  • Concrete Slab Core Samples "Additional"

  • Water Testing "Additional"

  • Sewer Line Scope Inspection "Additional"

  • Building / Room Pressure Testing "Additional"


Idaho Commercial Building Inspections
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Commercial Inspections

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Structural Supports

Commercial Property Inspections

Building materials like lead, mold and asbestos are often hidden in the recesses of buildings, or under layers of subsequent renovation and refinishing. If you or your environmental consultant do not know what to look for regarding a commercial property inspection, then toxic materials might be easily overlooked – which is very problematic and hazardous.

Commercial Kitchens

Commercial Kitchen Inspections

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HVAC-R Equipment Inspections

Commercial Inspections

Restaurant Ventilation Inspections

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Boilers & Venting

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Interior & Exterior Lighting Inspections & Energy Evaluations

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Commercial Roof Inspections

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Medical Facilities Inspections & Pressure Testing

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C-Stores, Gas Station Inspections


Whole Building or System Approach

Most of our clients request a standard narrative Property Condition Report.  The narrative report discusses each building system and will describe all of the significant concerns or defects that were found during the inspection. There are two main approaches in designing an inspection; the whole building approach and the systems approach.

 

Experience The Difference

Building Analyst Group Inc provides clients with the necessary due diligence information to make an informed decision to purchase a property.

  • Document review, research and interview with the current owner

  • Thorough walk-through survey of the property to gather additional information for due diligence

  • Observation of typical systems, including: grounds, site, parking lot, utilities, structure and building envelop, mechanical and electrical systems, interior components and roof

  • Preparation of Property Condition Report (PCR) with photos based on the information obtained from the interview, document research and walk-through survey

  • PCR identifies the physical deficiencies* and probable costs for the suggested remedies, outlined in an Executive Summary

    Physical deficiencies are conspicuous defects or material deferred maintenance of a subject property’s systems, components, or equipment. Typically, this excludes deficiencies that may be remedied with routine maintenance or minor repairs.

   Commercial Building Inspections including data collection, we provide a complete evaluation of your mechanical & electrical equipment. Our team analyzes many different factors: building materials, thermal and air barriers, building pressures, air balance, duct air flow rate, HVAC, solar load, make up air mixture, equipment operational loads, refrigeration equipment, window R-value, and lighting. With continuous energy modeling you will always be able to review your energy program with a click of a mouse.