Solving building technology problems. Engineering creative opportunities.

Jay H. Crandell, P.E.
Consulting Engineer

Consulting Services

Building Science and Engineering Research

Implementing practical and scientific knowledge to solve building problems, improve materials and methods of construction, and advance new building technologies.

Building Codes and Standards Consulting

Advancing building codes and standards for tomorrow’s construction and design technologies.

Education and Technical Writing

Developing and presenting creative information that brings understanding to the science and art of building construction, design, and regulations.

Engineering Consulting

Specializing in cost-effective and innovative materials and methods of design and construction.

Disaster Assessment & Forensic Engineering

Using scientific methods to observe and quantify “lessons learned” from natural disasters, including hurricanes, tornados, and earthquakes.

Expert Witness

Applying a sound understanding of engineering principles, building regulations, and building science to help resolve construction, design, and building technology intellectual property disputes.

Over 30 years of research, engineering, and construction experience.

Mr. Crandell has over 30 years of experience in construction, engineering, and innovative building technology research for private and public sector clients. He has conducted benchmark studies of major natural disasters and conducted research to address significant structural, energy, and building science challenges. His work has helped to propel many innovative technologies into the International Codes and consensus standards. He is widely published on various engineering, construction, and building science topics.

Professional Credentials

  • Registered Professional Engineer (MD)
  • International Code Council, Member
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, Member
  • Structural Engineering Institute, Charter Member
  • American Society of Testing and Materials, Member
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Member 
  • ASCE 7 Committee,  Minimum Design Loads & Wind Loads Subcommittee
  • ASHRAE 90.1 Committee, Energy Efficiency Standard for Buildings
  • ASTM Committees D07-Wood; C16-Insulations; D20-Plastics; E06-Performance of Buildings 
  • ASCE 32 Committee on Frost-Protected Foundations
  • American Wood Council, Wood Design Professional
  • Steel Framing Alliance & Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute, past Member
  • ASCE Special Project on Residential Building Loads, co-author & past secretary
  • National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program, Wood Design Subcommittee (past  member)

When you need an experienced engineer to help solve your problem.