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Matthew C. Salzer

Associate III

 
Experience

Matthew Salzer joined the Washington, D.C. branch of WJE in 2017 with a primary focus in building enclosure consulting and evaluation of building fenestrations. He has gained extensive experience on a broad range of projects relating to construction observation, field quality assurance, facade failure investigation, rehabilitation, condition assessment, and evaluation of new and existing structures. Mr. Salzer has also been actively engaged in field testing for air and water penetration resistance, both in a forensic capacity and in the context of new construction, using ASTM and AAMA voluntary guide specifications and test standards

Prior to joining WJE, Mr. Salzer worked as a project manager for a commercial glazing company where he was heavily involved in the oversight of project deliverables and schedule. During his time there, he gained extensive hands on experience and familiarity with a variety of fenestration systems and metal wall panel systems.  

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Building Enclosure Commissioning

  • Smithsonian Institution, Dulles Collection Center - Chantilly, VA: Submittal review, mockup evaluation, functional performance testing program, and construction period services (consulting, inspections, and testing)

 

Building Enclosure Consulting

  • University of Maryland, Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building - Baltimore, MD: Submittal review, mockup evaluation, and construction period services (consulting, inspections, and testing)
  • 414 Light Street - Baltimore, MD: construction period services (consulting, inspections, and testing)
  • Ashby Ponds Retirement Community - Ashburn, VA: Architectural peer review and consulting services throughout construction

 

Facade Assessment

  • 444 Seabreeze Boulevard Building - Daytona Beach, FL: Condition assessment of concrete and glazed curtain wall facade

 

Repair and Rehabilitation

  • T. Rowe Price Building 1 and 2 - Owings Mills, MD: Development of repair documents and construction period services for curtain wall, storefront, and masonry sealant joints

 

Water/Air Leakage Assessment

  • Element 28 - Bethesda, MD: Water leakage investigation through roof terrace and membrane assembly
  • 1919 N. Lynn Street - Arlington, VA: Water leakage investigation through metal panel and curtain wall assemblies

 

Windows and Curtain Walls

  • AVA Van Ness - Washington, D.C.: Comprehensive window replacement project and construction period services.
  • Carleton Condominium - Chevy Chase, MD: Comprehensive window replacement project
  • Westview at Ballston Metro - Arlington, VA: Comprehensive window replacement project
  • Corning Incorporated, DV Building - Corning, NY: Removal and replacement of existing glazed aluminum curtain walls*
  • Roberts Wesleyan College, Crothers Science and Nursing Center - North Chili, NY: New construction project utilizing glazed aluminum curtainwalls, storefront and entrances, and metal wall panel systems*
  • McQuaid Jesuit, Stem Center - Brighton, NY: New construction project utilizing glazed aluminum curtain walls, storefront and entrances, and metal wall panel systems*

*Indicates with previous firm

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects, Young Architects Forum
Building Enclosure Council - Washington D.C.

Education

State University at Buffalo
Bachelor of Science, Architecture, 2010
Minor in Environmental Design, 2010