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Jeff Crowe

Enclosure Design - Technical Director


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About Jeff

Jeff Crowe has been with Lerch Bates since June of 2010 and has developed an expansive portfolio of uniquely challenging projects. Jeff has become a “go-to” at Lerch Bates for clients installing innovative and otherwise complex building envelope systems. His expertise as well as curiosity and persistence in the face of challenges have helped Lerch Bates’ clients overcome design challenges, decipher complicated specification sections, and find solutions that stay within budget while maintaining performance.

Jeff has been at the forefront for Lerch Bates in the world of BECx, taking on projects pursuing a variety of commissioning standards, and co-authoring an article, “ASTM 2813 and the Owner’s Project Requirements – Commissioning the Building Enclosure” published in The Construction Specifier, December 2012. His willingness to try something new has helped Lerch Bates add service lines to its overall menu of services as it continues to grow.

Areas of Expertise

  • Peer reviews of entire building enclosure and internal oversight of design reviews
  • Design charrette meetings to details systems and interfaces
  • Façade and curtain wall design assist
    • Opaque wall, air, thermal, water & vapor barriers
    • Fenestrations & curtain walls
    • Below grade & plaza deck waterproofing
    • Water infiltration investigation/testing
    • Exterior claddings & facades
    • Low slope & steep slope roofs
    • Balcony & deck waterproofing
    • Repair & rehabilitation design

Registrations & Certificates

  • BECxP — Building Enclosure Commissioning Process Provider
  • CxA+BE — Commissioning Authority + Building Enclosure
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • ITC Level 1 Certified Infrared Thermographer
  • GCP Preprufe and Preprufe SCS Watertightness Warranty Program
  • Fenestration Master

Education

  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, M.S. Civil Engineering, 2007
  • Lafayette College, Easton Pennsylvania, B.S. Civil Engineering, 2005

Office Location

Denver, CO