EXPERTISE // PEOPLE

Jeffrey N. Sutterlin

Senior Associate

 
Experience

Jeffrey Sutterlin is an architectural engineer who specializes in the design, investigation, testing, and repair of building enclosures. Mr. Sutterlin’s expertise includes the evaluation of new and existing building enclosures with respect to their control of and response to interior and exterior environments, including air, moisture, thermal, and structural loadings generated by those environments and from within the enclosure.

Mr. Sutterlin has experience with the assessment of masonry, concrete, terra cotta, stucco, limestone, EIFS, metal and HPL panel, glass facades, and roofing. His project work has included design assistance, peer review services, development of QA/QC protocol, observation and troubleshooting of performance mock-ups, shop fabrication and construction, water leakage investigation, field performance verification testing, facade assessment, and repair and rehabilitation design for various building types and enclosure systems. Mr. Sutterlin has also coauthored multiple columns in Construction Specifier magazine on the subject of building enclosure performance.

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Building Enclosure Consulting

  • Bayhealth Milford Replacement Hospital - Milford, DE: Peer review and design assistance of the building enclosure
  • BMS Princeton Pike Campus - Lawrenceville, NJ: Peer review and assistance of the stick-built and unitized curtain wall system design, testing, shop fabrication, and installation for new office complex
  • CHoP Schuylkill - Philadelphia, PA: Peer review and assistance services of custom unitized curtain wall design, shop fabrication, and installation for research laboratory facility
  • Comcast ITC - Philadelphia, PA: Peer review of custom unitized curtain system; laboratory and field performance verification testing for commercial tower
  • Reading Hospital 7th Avenue - Reading, PA: Peer review and assistance services of the building enclosure design, performance testing, and construction period services

 

Facade Assessment

  • Architect’s Building - Philadelphia, PA: Condition assessment and in situ water penetration testing of brick masonry and terra cotta exterior wall assemblies
  • Jackson State University Administration Building - Jackson, MS: Condition assessment and testing of brick masonry, APC panels, and punched window systems
  • Robert E. Lee Building - Jackson, MS: Condition assessment and in situ testing of brick masonry and terra cotta cladding for historic building
  • University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro - Plainsboro, NJ: Assessment of blast-related damage to curtain wall system

 

Water/Air Leakage Assessment

  • Temple University, Morgan Hall Student Residence - Philadelphia, PA: Water leakage investigation of unitized curtain wall system; development of in-situ repair design
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center - Philadelphia, PA: Water leakage investigation of green roof assembly above trauma center
  • University of Pennsylvania, Steinberg Conference Center - Philadelphia, PA: Water leakage investigation of brick-clad exterior wall assembly
  • The Barnes Foundation - Philadelphia, PA: Condensation investigation and air barrier assessment within unconditioned attic space of art gallery

 

Repair and Rehabilitation Design

  • Abington Memorial Hospital - Abington, PA: Condensation investigation and repair design of curtain wall and APC wall assembly
  • Willow Grove Mall - Abington, PA: Water leakage investigation and in-situ repair design of existing skylight system
  • Bucks Physical Therapy - Richboro, PA: Water leakage and condensation investigation of natatorium; development of repair design of window and exterior wall assemblies
  • The Hill at Whitemarsh - Lafayette Hill, PA: Water leakage investigation and repair design of stucco-clad exterior wall assembly
Professional Affiliations

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Society of Civil Engineers - Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI)
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
Building Enclosure Council (BEC)

Registrations

Professional Engineer in PA

Education

The Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Architectural Engineering, Structural Option, 2006
Master of Architectural Engineering, Structural Option, 2006