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WE GO TO EXTREMES

helping architects and engineers deliver superior design documents

Low Library, Columbia University New York, NY


Interior survey, nondestructive testing, installation of crack monitors
Vertical Access LLC 11.2010
Vertical Access LLC - Pioneers of Industrial
Rope Access in the United States

Founded in 1992 - consultant to scores of


engineers and architects internationally

Hands-on access with flexible, easily


adaptable lightweight rigging equipment

Staff with expertise in structural


engineering, construction, traditional and
modern building materials, architectural
conservation

All rope access personnel are third-party


certified by the Society of Professional Rope
Access Technicians - SPRAT

Instrumental in development of ASTM


standard practices for rope access work

United States Capitol Dome Washington DC


Inspection of cast iron ornament, stabilization, waterproofing measures
Services
Existing conditions surveys
Façade inspections
Materials sampling
Live video feed and documentation
Access design and consulting
Monitoring equipment installation
Nondestructive testing
Wind energy services

Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine New York, NY


Installed fiber optic crack gauges.
Vertical Access LLC 11.2010
Nondestructive Testing Services
Infrared thermography
Ultrasonic thickness gauging
Hammer sounding
Borescopic investigations
Wall tie and rebar location
Fiber optic camera investigations
Materials sampling probes
Installation of crack/movement monitors

St. Patrick’s
Jefferson Market
Cathedral
Library
NewNew
York,York,
NY NY
Survey and
Exterior materials
documentation
conditionofinspection
existing conditions
and live-feed
of exterior
video masonry
Vertical Access LLC 11.2010
Tablet PC Annotation System TPASTM

Developed by Vertical Access, TPASTM


allows on-site annotation directly in
AutoCAD using tablet computers and digital
cameras.

The efficient collection of usable


information assists our clients in the
preparation of assessments, condition
reports, preliminary scopes of work, cost
estimates and construction documents.

Visit web for more information and video


demo of the TPASTM system
www.vertical-access.com/tpas.html

Independence Hall Philadelphia PA


Vertical Access partner Kelly Streeter, PE using TPAS TM
Vertical Access LLC 11.2010
Professional Affiliations
American Institute of Architects
American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works
American National Standards Institute
American Society for Nondestructive Testing
American Society for Testing and Materials
American Society of Safety Engineers
Vertical Access is an
Association for Preservation Technology International approved AIA
Continuing Education
Building Owners and Managers Association System provider.

Boston Society of Architects


Building Owners and Management Association
International Council on Monuments and Sites
International Facility Management Association
International Rope Access Trade Association
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
National Council of Structural Engineers Association
National Institute of Standards and Technology
New York Landmarks Conservancy
Partners for Sacred Places
Sealant Waterproofing and Restoration Institute
Society for College & University Planning
Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians
Structural Engineering Institute
World Monuments Fund
1% for the Planet
Buffalo City Hall Buffalo, NY
Inspection of terra cotta and stone for hazardous conditions
Vertical Access LLC 11.2010
Select List of Clients
Architect of the Capitol
Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners LLP
EYP Architecture & Engineering
Flynn Battaglia Architects, PC
Goody Clancy
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum - HOK
John G. Waite Associates
Klein & Hoffman, Inc.
Lord Aeck Sargent Architecture
Marx |Okubo
National Park Service
Quinn Evans Architects
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger - SGH
Swanke Hayden Connell Architects
SUPERSTRUCTURES Engineers + Architects
Thornton Tomasetti
Robert Silman Associates, PC
U.S. General Services Administration – GSA
VITETTA
Wank Adams Slavin Associates LLP - WASA
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. - WJE

St. Francis de Sales Philadelphia, PA


Surveyed and documented interior and exterior existing conditions
Vertical Access LLC 11.2010
Contact
Kent Diebolt, Partner
607 227 3366
kent@vertical-access.com

www.vertical-access.com

Office Locations
ITHACA, NY
PO Box 4135
Ithaca, NY 14852
tel 607 257 4049
fax 607 257 2129

NEW YORK, NY
88 University Place, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10003
tel 212 647 1455

WASHINGTON DC
1053 31 St NW, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20006
tel 202 298 7333

Vertical Access LLC 11.2010