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Steven P. Entrekin

Senior Associate

 
Experience

Steven Entrekin practices in the area of design and evaluation of curtain walls, window walls, storefront, and glazing. His services include peer review, building enclosure commissioning, design assistance construction/manufacturing observation, installation assessment, leak investigation, and field inspection.

Mr. Entrekin has more than thirty-seven years of experience in all types of glazing systems working on hundreds of commercial projects including office buildings, educational facilities, sports arenas, medical facilities, and government structures. During this time, he served as an estimator, installed sales, and served as a senior supervisor sales/service, international project manager, and senior project manager and contracts manager. Mr. Entrekin’s responsibilities for glazing systems included scope clarification, material procurement, overseeing design and fabrication engineering, coordinating shop fabrication; safety, quality review, and testing mockups. He has also resolved installation assessment, troubleshooting, and issues; and has provided glazing system design answers and recommendations to architects and customers.

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Windows/Curtain Walls/Skylights

  • Quinte Courthouse - Bellevue, Ontario, Canada: Curtain wall design and project management*
  • Pew Library, Grand Valley State University - Allendale, MI: Curtain wall design and project management*
  • Millennium - Addison, TX: Curtain wall design and project management*

 

Peer Review

  • New Embassy - Jakarta, Indonesia: Unitized and blast curtain wall systems
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center, Radiation/Oncology - Dallas, TX: Curtain wall system
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center West Campus - Dallas, TX: Curtain wall system
  • Rolex 21 - Dallas, TX: Curtain wall system
  • Erickson Highland Springs - Dallas, TX: Building envelope

 

Building Enclosure Commissioning

  • Harvard Science and Engineering Complex - Allston, MA: Facade
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center, West Campus - Dallas, TX: Curtain wall system
  • MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital: Facade

 

Design-Assist

  • Harvard Science and Engineering Complex - Allston, MA: Curtain wall systems
  • USAF Cadet Chapel - Colorado Springs, CO: Facade panel and glazing systems
  • Ross Tower Balcony - Dallas, TX: Facade enclosure

 

Construction Troubleshooting

  • Comcast Innovation Tower - Philadelphia, PA: Unitized curtain wall assembly and glazing
  • WaterWalk Place - Wichita, KS: Balcony repairs and fenestration waterproofing
  • UT Dallas Callier - Richardson, TX: Curtain wall installation
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center Radiation/Oncology - Dallas, TX: Building enclosure
  • New Rangers Ballpark - Arlington, TX: Below grade waterproofing

 

Failure/Damage Investigation

  • TriWest Plaza - Dallas, TX: Facade storm damage
  • Remington Tower - Tulsa, OK: Facade storm damage
  • Princess Juliana International Airport - Sint Maarten: Facade storm damage

*Indicates with previous firms

Professional Affiliations

Air Barrier Association of America
Building Enclosure Council - Dallas chapter
International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants - North Texas chapter
Sealant Waterproofing and Restoration Institute (SWRI)

Registrations

Building Enclosure Commissioning Process Provider (BECxP)
Commissioning Authority + Building Enclosure (CxA+BE)

Education

University of Southern Mississippi
Bachelor of Science, Architectural Technology/ Building Construction Technology, 1978