EPICx Studio offers a complete range of facade consulting services through all phases of design and construction for new projects. For existing buildings, we perform condition assessments and forensic investigation, to evaluate the building enclosure performance, investigate failures, and develop repair recommendations.

Design Services

  • Air barrier consulting
  • Bid analysis & recommendations
  • Bid interviews
  • Bid negotiation services
  • BIM modeling
  • Code requirement analysis
  • Comprehensive performance specifications
  • Constructability review
  • Construction administration
  • Daylighting considerations
  • Design-assist or design-build services
  • Design criteria development
  • Detail development
  • Energy modeling of building enclosure assemblies
  • Energy performance optimization
  • Evaluation of thermal performance and condensation potential
  • Facade maintenance requirements
  • Facade survey and condition assessment
  • Forensic analysis
  • Infrared Thermography
  • Investigation and remediation of uncontrolled rainwater penetration
  • Material selection research and specification
  • Moisture control
  • Opaque systems
    • Rainscreen wall
    • Roof systems
    • Mass wall systems
    • Insulated earth structures
    • Hurricane and flood resistant
    • Storm shelter and safe room
  • Passive heating & cooling strategies
  • Peer review
  • Procurement / bid strategies
  • Repair, rehabilitation, and re-cladding/over-clad of existing structures
  • Snow mitigation
  • Solar shading design & analysis
  • Waterproofing


Construction Services

  • Building enclosure commissioning
  • Energy code observations
  • Site observations and reporting
  • Mock-up and In-Situ field testing observation
  • Infrared (IR) thermography
  • Materials submittal review
  • Shop drawing review
  • Systems Manual review
  • Post-construction services


of the heating load in commercial buildings results from air leakage through the envelope*


of all U.S. primary energy use is by the building sector*

Target date for reduction in building energy use**


Sources: *United States Department of Energy. (September 2015). Quadrennial Technology Review.  **Architecture 2030 Challenge.