|Organisation||friendly building inspections|
|Member Since||31 Aug 2012|
|Areas of Expertise||Email Marketing, Customer Experience|
Email:Telephone: 925 687-9087
Address: 1729 Gumwood Drive, Concord CA, 94519, United States
friendly building inspections fbi, is a full service professional inspection company that has been providing certified Residential, Commercial and Industrial Inspections and Reports for properties in the San Fransisco Bay Area of Northern California since 1992. Our Clients include private individuals, businesses and municipalities of many types, with a wide array of projects. We are proud to state that many of our Clients have trusted us to serve them on several repeat engagements.
All reports are detailed yet easy to read and understand, and are available within a few hours after completion of the site work, and prior to the close of the due diligence period. The end result provides Clients with written documentation of material defects in the building systems and components that are safety hazards, not functioning properly, or are at the end of the service life.
We recommend that you contact friendly building inspections by email at or at our website www.friendlybuildinginspections.com or by phone at 925-687-9087. After your request, you will promptly receive an email proposal that outlines the Scope of Work, a Service Agreement, and our Insurance certificates. Fee schedules depend on the type of inspection and any additional service requests.
In addition to property inspections and reports, you may request skilled professionals in the consulting, design, cost opinions, project management, and construction phases of a project. The result is the highest level of service, value and quality, providing the essential information that allows you to make educated decisions.
Education and Qualifications
NAME: James A. Koeppel
COMPANY: friendly building inspections
Current: 1992 to current; Owner – friendly building inspections.
Previous: 1990 to 1992; Engineering Manager - small privately held electrical distribution and controls manufacturing company, Sacramento, CA
1978 to 1990; Project Engineer – Designer Nationwide Engineering-Architectural firm, Green Bay, WI, and Walnut Creek, CA.
EDUCATION: 1992 to current; Ongoing, 30 plus hours of continuing education annually at monthly meetings and “Association Educational Conferences” Commercial & Residential Building Standards & Construction Materials & Methods.
1974 – 1992; Continuous on-the-job training and project specific education for various municipal, government, and commercial projects in North America. Various management and consulting workshops of state of art techniques and tasks.
1969 – 1972; Green Bay, WI, University of Wisconsin, American Public Works Association (APWA). Public Works Construction Inspection Certification.
1969 – 1972; Green Bay, WI, Brown County Technical Institute, Construction Inspection, Construction Project Management.
1965 – 1967; Milwaukee, WI, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Electrical Engineering
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano Counties, Professional Inspections and Reports for several millions of dollars worth of residential, commercial, and industrial properties and buildings annually.
Multiple Commercial Building Inspections and Reports in Northern California for Private Investment Group in Alamo, CA. $ 13 million assessed value.
Pleasant Hill, CA. Redevelopment Agency, Consultant, Housing Rehabilitation Inspection and Cost Estimation Services for Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek, $ 0.5 million annually.
Concord, CA. Housing Building & Neighborhood Services, Consultant, Housing Rehabilitation Inspection and Cost Estimation Services for City of Concord, $ 0.5 million annually.
Alameda, CA. Construction manager on $70,000 foundation replacement for Victorian period private residence.
Berkeley, CA. Project Inspector and Cost Estimator on $ 1,000,000, refinance of retail building.
City of Stockton, CA. Municipal Utilities Dept. Construction Manager and on-site representative for $1 million cogeneration project. Construction manager on follow-up construction projects.
Green Bay, WI. GBMSD, Construction Inspection. Operational Commissioning of $100 million wastewater treatment plant with technical equipment performance inspection and operator training.