Building Assessments provided by McCownGordon

Reducing environmental impact

Our Commissioning Services

Building Assessments in Dallas-Fort Worth

Providing a holistic view of your building

Through a Building Assessment in Dallas-Fort Worth, our team investigates the building condition and systems to evaluate risk and overall building performance.


You may be build new, renovating your current building or going through the process of evaluating several buildings at one. In each case, a safe and functional space is absolutely essential to provide the best services to your building occupants. To obtain a holistic view of your building’s condition so you can determine the best process for construction, your best resource is our team of expert evaluators.

Our building assessment process in Dallas-Fort Worth applies an extremely high level of attention to quality to assess the building and site early during preconstruction. This reduces the environmental impact of practices and materials and focus on life cycle assessments (LCA). We also use programs that quickly evaluate energy usage vs utility, maintenance, and replacement costs. In the end you achieve the most sustainable option for your project.

Key Benefits

1. Risk Mitigation

Assessments aid in recognizing possible safety hazards and structural concerns, enabling property owners and managers to tackle them preemptively, avoiding accidents or the need for expensive repairs.

2. Cost Estimation

Building assessments offer evaluations for required repairs and upkeep, assisting property owners in planning for these costs and preventing unforeseen financial challenges.

3. Informed Decision-Making

Prospective buyers can utilize assessment reports to make knowledgeable choices when acquiring property, obtaining a deeper understanding of the building’s condition and the possible long-term expenses linked to it.

4. Asset Management

Based on assessment findings, property owners and facility managers can develop efficient maintenance strategies, prolonging the lifespan of building systems and cutting down on operational expenses.

5. Optimized Investments

By prioritizing repairs and upgrades based on assessment recommendations, property owners can maximize the return on investment and increase the property’s value.

6. Legal Compliance

Building assessments can help ensure that properties meet local building codes and regulations, reducing the risk of fines or legal complications.

7. Insurance Benefits

Assessments can be used to negotiate insurance premiums, as insurers may offer better rates for well-maintained and low-risk properties.

8. Sustainability

Assessments can identify opportunities to improve energy efficiency and sustainability, which can lead to reduced operating costs and a smaller environmental footprint.

9. Financial Planning

Property owners can use assessment data for long-term financial planning, understanding when major repairs or replacements will be necessary and how to budget for them.

10. Tenant Satisfaction

Well-maintained properties with regular assessments tend to have happier and more satisfied tenants, which can improve tenant retention and attract new renters.

11. Lender Requirements

Many lenders require building assessments as part of their due diligence process before financing a property purchase or renovation.

Meet the Team

Andrew Shaver

Sr. Commissioning Specialist

Jereme Nollett, Sr Commissioning Manager at McCownGordon

Jereme Nollett

Senior Commissioning Manager

Emily Tilgner, McCownGordon

Emily Tilgner

VP, Building Performance Solutions

Andrew Shaver

Sr. Commissioning Specialist

Andrew brings a different viewpoint to the commissioning process. Coming from a background of facilities management and program management for construction activities in multi-site organizations, Andrew has spent time across the table as the owner. He has lead activities such as directing design decisions, operating procedures, leading multiple design-build projects, and understanding the cost associated with mechanical systems and their requirements. Over the last decade, he has worked to institute new and retro-commissioning in the facilities he served and advocated for optimization to prolong the life of mechanical systems, reducing operating costs, and aligning real-world metrics with design intent for optimal occupant comfort and usability.

Jereme Nollett, Sr Commissioning Manager at McCownGordon

Jereme Nollett

Senior Commissioning Manager

Leveraging his years of experience, Jereme specializes in building performance optimization, life- cycle cost analysis, cost-benefit analysis, carbon footprint reduction and energy conservation measures. He has a diverse background in system design, new and retrocommissioning, energy management, and test & balance with apassion for sustainable design and building optimization, resulting in an extensive understanding of MEP systems, their functionality and interaction with one another.

Emily Tilgner, McCownGordon

Emily Tilgner

VP, Building Performance Solutions

Emily Leads multiple departments, including our MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing), Structural, Commissioning, Sustainability and QAQC teams. She brings a wealth of experience to the team, adding crucial knowledge when it comes to the systems of complex projects. With a long history in design, Emily’s unique perspective helps projects spot potential issues long before they happen.

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