Rick Cottle

Senior Engineer

Mr. Cottle has over 22 years’ experience in engineering design and consulting in the following areas of expertise:

  • Building Envelope Consulting (Sub-grade, Roof, Plaza, Wall, Window, etc. Systems)
  • Existing Construction Full Façade Renovation/Restoration Services
  • New Construction Full Service Building Envelope Services
  • Forensic Engineering Assessment & Evaluation
  • Structural Consulting (Steel, Wood, Concrete)
  • Structural Remediation/Renovation/Restoration
  • Forensic Engineering Assessment & Evaluation
  • Property Condition Assessment
  • Building Structural Design

Working knowledge of IBC codes and standards related to experience above. Additional experience and knowledge of industry standards of various institutes relating to structural and building envelope consulting such as, BIA (Brick Institute of America), AAMA (American Architectural Manufacturers Association), ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials), AISC (American Institute of Steel Construction), EIMA (EIFS Industry Manufacturers Association), ADAAG (Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines), FM (Factory Mutual), MVMA (Masonry Veneer Manufacturers Association).

Work experience with Insurers, Attorneys, Building Owners, Developers, Architects, General Contractors, Facility Managers, Mechanical/Electrical Engineers, Fire Investigators, Federal/State/Local Authorities, Permitting Officials, Construction Managers and Building Inspectors.

Team: EFI Global - USA
Telephone: + 410-794-1262
Email: rick.cottle@efiglobal.com
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Qualifications: PE, LEED AP
Areas of expertise: Catastrophe response
Engineering, environmental and fire services
Years experience: 26
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