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Michael A. Hebert

Senior Associate

 
Experience

Michael Hebert has broad-based experience in the investigation, assessment, and rehabilitation design of existing structures and exterior building envelopes in the mid-Atlantic region, with a principal focus on historic and modern roofing and waterproofing systems and assemblies. He works with various building materials, including hot-applied rubberized asphalt, cold fluid-applied, and sheet-applied waterproofing; slate shingle, asphalt shingle, metal panel, clay tile, and low-slope membrane roofing; clay brick masonry; natural stone; cast stone; cast-in-place concrete; precast concrete; EIFS; and a range of window and curtain wall systems.

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Roofing and Waterproofing

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - Washington, D.C.: Low-slope roof membrane assembly replacement design and construction observation
  • HHMI Janelia Farm Campus - Ashburn, VA: Green roof leakage investigation and roofing system replacement design
  • Yates Recreation Center, Georgetown University - Washington, D.C.: Low-slope roof membrane assembly and field turf replacement design and construction observation
  • Oceans Edge Resort Hotel - Key West, FL: Low-slope roof membrane assembly replacement design and construction observation
  • Walters Art Museum - Baltimore, MD: Water infiltration investigation and exterior enclosure condition assessment; roofing system rehabilitation design
  • St. Elizabeths Hospital - Washington, D.C.: Historic preservation evaluation and rehabilitation design, including slate shingle, metal panel, metal shingle, clay tile, and low-slope membrane roofing
  • University of Virginia, Old Cabell Hall - Charlottesville: Roof rehabilitation design, including slate shingle, metal panel, flat-seam metal, built-in metal gutter liners, and low-slope single-ply membrane roofing
  • Virginia State Capitol - Richmond: Stone paving and waterproofing replacement design, and construction observation

 

Repair and Rehabilitation

  • Washington Harbour - Washington, D.C.: Building envelope evaluation; masonry cavity wall, flood wall waterproofing, and horizontal roofing and waterproofing repair design and implementation
  • Majestic Apartments - Washington, D.C.: Brick masonry building envelope evaluation, historic preservation, rehabilitation design, and construction period services
  • St. Mary’s Hospital MOB North - Richmond, VA: Building envelope evaluation, brick masonry cavity wall and joint sealant rehabilitation design, and construction period services
  • FBI Academy - Quantico, VA: Design and construction period services for the repair and rehabilitation of sixteen brick masonry-clad buildings

 

Facade Assessment

  • Eisenhower Executive Office Building - Washington, D.C.: Evaluation of granite facade elements
  • University of Maryland, School of Dentistry - Baltimore: Evaluation of masonry, curtain wall, and metal panel facade construction
  • 1735 K Street NW - Washington, D.C.: Evaluation of masonry facade distress and repair design

 

Construction Troubleshooting

  • FDIC Student Residence Center - Arlington, VA: Construction period services for the repair and rehabilitation of masonry facades
  • Central Utility Plant 2 - Washington, D.C..: New construction below-grade waterproofing and building envelope design peer review and construction observation
  • The Woodley - Washington, D.C.: Building envelope consultant for new construction
  • WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital - York, PA: Building envelope consultant for new construction

 

Failure/Damage Investigations

  • Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore - MD: Evaluation of earthquake damage to multiple properties
  • The Whitney at Bethesda Theatre - MD: EIFS cladding failure investigation
Professional Affiliations

ASTM International
International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants
National Roofing Contractors Association
The Masonry Society

Registrations

Professional Engineer in FL and MD
Registered Roof Consultant

Education

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