Jeff Harris

AIA, CXLT

Senior Forensic Architect

Areas of Expertise

Building Enclosure Failure Analysis
Construction Defect
Construction + Materials Failure Analysis + Testing
Forensic Building Codes + Standards Research + Analysis
Lighting Analysis
Premises Liability Investigations
Structural Failure Analysis
Parking Lot Design Analysis
Construction Defects
Premises Liability / Personal Injury
Codes – Building, Fire + Life Safety

Jeff Harris is a licensed architect with over 20 years of experience providing comprehensive architectural design services for residential, commercial, institutional, transportation, parking and health care facilities. As an architect, Mr. Harris possesses a comprehensive understanding of the interrelated components of finishes, structure and building systems that architects routinely coordinate during the design and construction and remediation of buildings. Mr. Harris provides forensic analysis of design and construction defects related to property damage and personal injury on behalf of attorneys, insurers and property managers. His case work has focused on building enclosures, exterior wall coverings, windows, roofs, structures, mechanical systems; water damage resulting from construction defects; and injuries resulting from design, construction and maintenance defects on floors, sidewalks, ramps and parking lots. His forensic analyses have also included historic code research and construction document review.

Education / Certifications
  • MS, Architecture, University of Utah
  • BA, Anthropology, University of Utah
  • Licensed Architect: CO, HI, OR, WA
  • NCARB Certified Architect
  • Certified 3rd Party EIFS Inspector, Exterior Design Institute
  • Certified XL Tribometrist, XL Tribometers LLC

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