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Dale W. Fuhr

Associate Principal

 
Experience

Dale Fuhr practices in the area of design, evaluation, and testing of curtain walls, window wall, and aluminum panel systems. His services include project management, specification preparation, building enclosure commissioning, system design, design review, wall testing, leak and distress investigation, peer review, litigation consulting, estimating, and construction administration and observation.

Mr. Fuhr has more than forty years of experience in all aspects of the contract glazing industry. During this time, he has served as an estimator, senior project manager, and operations manager, overseeing the efforts of his staff on curtain wall projects with single contracts often in excess of $15 million. Mr. Fuhr’s responsibilities included business development, estimating, design, material procurement, fabrication, installation, quality control, safety, project administration, contract review, and project management of hundreds of commercial projects, including office buildings, condominiums, hotels, educational facilities, sports arenas, medical facilities, and retail centers.

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Windows and Curtain Walls

  • Alfred I. DuPont Children’s Hospital - Wilmington, DE: Building enclosure consulting
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia - PA: Glazed entrance canopy consulting
  • M.D. Anderson Alkek Addition - Houston, TX: Building enclosure consulting
  • West Houston Methodist Hospital - Katy, TX: Unitized and stick-built curtain wall and punched windows
  • Westin Hotel and Condominiums - Houston, TX: Curtain wall, glass handrail, and testing consulting

 

Peer Review

  • Dallas Cowboy Stadium - TX: Sports arena unitized and stick-built curtain wall system
  • Enclave Campus - Houston, TX: Unitized curtain wall, composite panels, waterproofing and roofing
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital - Columbus, OH: Thirteen-story glass curtain wall and metal panel systems
  • New Parkland Hospital - Dallas, TX: Curtain wall, window wall, aluminum panel, and point supported glass
  • 1400 Crystal Drive - Arlington, VA: Curtain wall and panels
  • George Washington University Science & Engineering Complex - Washington, D.C.: Curtain wall
  • 900 N.Y. Avenue Office Building - Washington, D.C.: Skylight, curtain wall, and point supported glass system

 

Field Testing

  • Eldridge Oaks - Houston, TX: Curtain wall and window wall testing of office building
  • Life Sciences - Houston, TX: Curtain wall testing of medical office building
  • Methodist Mansfield Medical Center - TX: Curtain wall and wall cavity testing
  • One Shell Plaza - Houston, TX: Storefront/curtain wall below-grade waterproofing
  • Palisade Palms Condominiums - Galveston, TX: Curtain wall testing

 

Litigation Consulting

  • 1400 Broadfield - Houston, TX: Curtain wall distress
  • 4669 SW Freeway Office Building - Houston, TX: Curtain wall and brick facade distress
  • Bayou on the Bend - Houston, TX: Facade distress
  • Phoenix Tower - Houston, TX: Curtain wall water infiltration
  • Towers of Clear Lake - TX: Facade distress
  • Twelve Oaks Tower - Houston, TX: Curtain wall, precast wall, and roof distress
  • Wortham Tower - Houston, TX: Curtain wall and glass distress
  • ZaZa Hotel - Houston, TX: Personal injury
Professional Affiliations

Building Enclosure Council - Houston Chapter board member
Construction Specifications Institute

Registrations

Certified Construction Documents Technologist

Education

Valencia Junior College
1971