Technical Services

When the loss is great your experts should be as well.

Our multi-disciplinary team of Technical Building Consultants has extensive experience consulting to a broad-spectrum of large and diverse construction projects, hold professional designations, and are just as comfortable on the job site as they are in the boardroom, they:

  • Are non-vested impartial and unbiased
  • Understand construction and business finance
  • Hold professional designations (e.g. P. Eng. and PQS)


  • Draw on deep and broad project experience
  • Are supported by a large team of construction professionals


Why is a non-vested approach important?

Based on a recent study, 72% of those surveyed believe it’s important their property appraisal, and consulting service provider has an unbiased and non-vested position.

Founded on impartiality, SPECS has no affiliation with adjustment, restoration or construction services, so we can ensure there is no conflict of interest, and the solutions we recommend are appropriate for your needs.

Our non-vested position gives us the ability to champion on our client's behalf: encouraging construction firms to sharpen their pencils, engineering professionals to quicken timelines, and all vendors to work collaboratively.

SPECS Technical Services

Many of the same services we provide our core customers are also available to our technical services customers including:

We understand large and complex projects can require a unique approach and more in-depth technical knowledge. Our technical services team provide a unique set of services based on the needs of each specific project.  These can include: 

  • Emergency Site Supervision & Clerking
  • Site Safety and Security Recommendations
  • Pre-Loss Valuation and Appraisal
  • Action Plan Development
  • Preliminary Damage Appraisal
  • Accurate Reserve Estimates
  • Accurate Location and Site Specific Market Evaluation
  • Finance and Project Cost Tracking, Analysis, and Reporting

Industries Served

  • Hydro-Electric
  • Oil and Gas
  • Petro-Chemical
  • Manufacturing
  • Industrial
  • Civil and Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Forestry
  • Environmental

Bridge Collapse—Course of Construction

Case Study: When girders buckled during the rebuilding of a bridge, multiple parties were involved in the claim.  Issues with communication, as well as with the provision of detailed and correct information, were causing increases in both timelines and costs. SPECS got the project back on track by bringing objectivity, clarity, and efficiency to the settlement process.

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There's a reason we're ranked #1 in client satisfaction.

Read our blogs and case studies to find out why. Learn about our expertise, impartial approach, industry leading timelines, excellent customer service, and more.



Bridge Collapse – Course of Construction



Measuring Success – Client Satisfaction



Reclaiming Trust – Contents Appraisals

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