Remo R. Capolino



Remo Capolino is experienced in all aspects of building envelope consultation, including forensic investigation, testing standards, litigation consulting and testimony, design, detailing, construction document production, contract administration, site observations, and peer review. He actively works with low- and steep-slope roofing, architectural sheet metal, windows, doors, curtain walls, EIFS, stucco, lap siding, metal siding, damproofing, and waterproofing. Mr. Capolino has also been actively involved with the design and performance testing of roofing systems and components.

Mr. Capolino has been involved with many specialized, high-profile projects. He regularly consults with owners, developers, and builders to provide an economical building envelope that provides maximum performance.


Facade Assessment

  • American Museum of Natural History - New York, NY: Slate roof investigation and testing
  • Heritage at Deer Creek - Everett, WA: Exterior envelope investigation of condominium complex


Peer Review

  • Burr Elementary School - Fairfield, CT: Weatherproofing and constructability review
  • Mohegan Sun - Uncasville, CT: Exterior envelope design review and site observation


Historic Preservation

  • Saint Patrick’s Cathedral - New York, NY: Condition assessment peer review
  • New York Public Library, Main Branch - NY: Condition assessment, design documents, and contract administration
  • Minnesota State Capitol Building - St Paul: Copper roofing assessment, replacement design, and construction observations
  • Texas State Capitol Building - Austin: Condition assessment, replacement design, and construction period services


Leakage Investigation

  • Quicken Loans Arena - Cleveland, OH: High-voltage integrity testing of Hypalon roof
  • Scott Air Force Base, Surface Deployment and Distribution Command - IL: High-voltage integrity testing and IR scan of PVC roof


Litigation Consulting

  • Rutgers University, Biomedical Engineering Building - Piscataway, NJ: Roof deck and membrane failure
  • Seattle Heights - WA: Leakage at high-rise condominium involving EIFS, sealant, and windows
  • Harvard University, Northwest Labs - Cambridge, MA: Roof membrane and metal wall panel leakage


Roofing and Waterproofing

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY: Investigated existing conditions/leakage, design development and construction documents for major renovation
  • City Place I - Hartford, CT: Bermuda-style copper reroof design of tallest building in Connecticut
  • Dow Jones World Computer Command Center - New Brunswick, NJ: Reroof design of active computer command center
  • Foley Square Federal Courthouse - New York, NY: New barrel-vaulted copper roof design
  • National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center - New York, NY: Design and construction observations of below-grade waterproofing
  • American Museum of Natural History - New York, NY: Several projects including standing seam copper, low-sloped BUR, single-ply membranes, slate, and masonry facades
Professional Affiliations

International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants


Professional Engineer in CT and NY
Registered Roof Consultant


University of Connecticut
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, 1991