Brian D. Erickson, P.E. Executive Vice President, Enclosures & Structures and Forensics

Brian D. Erickson, P.E.

Vice President


About Brian

Brian D. Erickson, P.E., is an Area Vice President – Central/North/East at Lerch Bates. Brian specializes in building enclosure system performance and testing in both new construction, repair and modernization, and forensic evaluations. Brian has consulted on projects both nationally and internationally and was recognized by the U.S. Army for his contributions to their energy conservation efforts in the field of air leakage testing. He continues to be active as a building enclosure consultant, expert witness, and enclosure designer, as well as develop and implement strategic initiatives for Lerch Bates.

Areas of Expertise

  • BECx (Building Enclosure Commissioning)
  • Forensic Engineering
  • Façade Performance Testing
  • Building Science
  • Thermal Analysis
  • Below Grade/Plaza Deck Waterproofing
  • Repair & Modernization
  • Curtain Walls/Glazing
  • Low and Steep Roofing Systems
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Enclosure Design
  • Technical Peer Reviews

Registrations & Certifications

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in MN, ND, SD, WI, IA, and FL
  • Registered Roof Consultant (RRC) – 0668 (inactive)


  • University of Colorado at Boulder Colorado, Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Building Systems Program, 2008
  • Iowa State University, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, 2001 REGISTRATIONS & CERTIFICATIONS

Office Location

Minneapolis, MN