Bart Barrett, P.E.
Mr. Barrett has evaluated over one thousand structures damaged by a wide variety of perils since joining the Nelson team in 1999. Through these evaluations, he assisted owners, contractors, insurance professionals, engineers, and attorneys understand the cause and extent of damage; and he has provided repair designs and protocols to mitigate problems.
With a background in structural design and detailing, Mr. Barrett’s primary area of expertise now lies in stucco veneer systems and other aspects of the building envelope. During the course of many forensic evaluations, he has analyzed construction means and methods, water intrusion, and structural damage. In an effort to communicate lessons from the field, Mr. Barrett is active in regional and national organizations pertaining to the built environment, and he regularly presents to a variety of audiences. In conflict resolution matters, Mr. Barrett has provided testimony through deposition, mediation, arbitration, and trial.