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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. He works with various building materials, including hot-applied rubberized asphalt, cold fluid-applied, and sheet-applied waterproofing; slate shingle, metal shingle, asphalt shingle, metal panel, clay tile, and low-slope 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

  • 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
  • Virginia Governor’s Mansion - Richmond: Steep- and low-slope metal roof rehabilitation design; historic preservation
  • HHMI Janelia Farm Campus - Ashburn, VA: Green roof leakage investigation and roofing system replacement design
  • University of Virginia, Rotunda - Charlottesville: Specialty roofing consultant and peer review services

 

Repair and Rehabilitation

  • Washington Harbour - Washington, D.C.: Building envelope evaluation; masonry cavity wall and horizontal waterproofing repair design and implementation
  • Majestic Apartments - Washington, D.C.: Brick masonry building envelope evaluation, historic preservation, rehabilitation design, and construction period services
  • Tycon II and III - Vienna, VA: Building envelope evaluation, concrete facade repair and rehabilitation design, and construction period services

 

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

  • The FBI Academy - Quantico, VA: Construction period services for the repair and rehabilitation of sixteen brick masonry-clad buildings
  • FDIC Student Residence Center - Arlington, VA: Construction period services for the repair and rehabilitation of masonry facades
  • 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
  • Catholic University of America - Washington, D.C.: Evaluation of earthquake damage to multiple pre-1960 buildings
  • The Whitney at Bethesda Theatre - MD: EIFS cladding failure investigation

 

Nondestructive Evaluation

  • Dock Street Theatre - Charleston, SC: Evaluation of existing historic masonry for ultimate compressive and shear strengths using flatjacks
  • Heritage Foundation - Washington, D.C.: Evaluation of concrete slab integrity using pulse velocity testing
  • Ontelaunee Bridge - Berks County, PA: Evaluation of reinforced concrete open-spandrel arch bridge construction using ground penetrating radar techniques
Professional Affiliations

National Roofing Contractors Association
RCI, Inc.
The Masonry Society

Registrations

Professional Engineer in MD
Registered Roof Consultant

Education

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