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April 15, 2010 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This presentation deals with the evaluation and repair methods utilized on aged concrete parking garages. The evaluation stage focuses on the visual review of the concrete structure, destructive and non-destructive testing methods used to evaluate the condition of the concrete, and analysis and interpretation of testing results. The presentation will also discuss available repair recommendations along with issues encountered during the restoration work.
Roger Steers, M.Eng. P.Eng. LEED AP – Roger is a Managing Principal in the Building Science and Restoration division at Read Jones Christofferson (RJC). Roger graduated from the University of Alberta (U of A) in 1988. He joined RJC Edmonton then moved to the Vancouver office in 1994, after getting his Masters in Engineering, also from the U of A, that same year. He was made an Associate with the firm in 1999 and subsequently a Principal in 2002.
As a leader of RJC British Columbia Building Science and Restoration Team, Roger has focused on the evaluation, restoration, and repair of a vast variety of building types and parking structures across Western Canada . His experience extends to moisture and corrosion protection of conventionally reinforced concrete structures, assessment and repair of post-tensioned reinforced concrete structures, and seismic upgrade of structures.