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Tamara Higgins

Director


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About Tamara Higgins

Tamara began working for Lerch Bates in October 2020 and is currently working in the Texas office as the Building Sciences Group Director. She provides expertise in design development, technical plan and specification peer reviews, and quality assurance field observations related to exterior enclosure systems (air, water, thermal and vapor control layers) to Owners, Architects, and General Contractors. Tamara’s breadth of expertise and tenacious personality allows her to effectively integrate with project teams responsible for delivering complex building envelope systems.

Tamara has been on the forefront of design-assist and specifications development for building envelope systems across multiple market sectors in the commercial construction industry. Her experience includes both new construction consultation and forensic investigations and allows her the ability to apply knowledge gained from each project. Her innovation has provided teams with systems that meet or exceed design intent, cost & sustainability.

Area of Expertise

  • Exterior Cladding Systems
  • Construction Documents
  • Construction Consultation
  • Curtain Wall & Storefronts
  • Technical Peer Review
  • Glass & Glazing
  • Field Performance Testing
  • Above-Grade Waterproofing Systems

Education

  • Purdue University Cont. Ed. Construction Management¬†2002
  • Old Dominion University Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering 2021

Registrations & Certifications

  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration 30
  • LEED Associate
  • Accredited Glazing Specialist
  • Certified Construction Documentation Technician
  • Suspended Scaffolding Competent Person #32086

Office Location

Dallas, TX