John D. Shepherd, RRC, RRO
is the principal of Shepherd Consulting Services, a Building Envelope, Roofing, Waterproofing, and Exterior Walls
construction forensic consulting firm, and the Building Envelope Institute, a firm that develops education programs for construction professionals (consultants, architects , engineers, con- tractors, etc.). Mr. Shepherd has been consulting for 17 years and has been active in the construction industry for over 40 years, including 10 as a roofing contractor. He is an RCI Registered Roof Consultant (RRC) and RRO, a Haag Certified Commer- cial/Residential Roof Inspector, and a certified building science thermographer.
Over his career in the industry, Mr. Shepherd has conducted thousands of building envelope investigations including those related to leak investigations, construction defect, property assessment inspections, and property damage claims. Through Thermal Imaging of America, a Division of Sheperd Consulting Services, Mr. Shepherd uses Thermal Imaging
and various moisture meters to accurately locate the cause of moisture intrusion into a residential or commercial building.
Mr. Shepherd is a noted author speaker in his field of expertise. He has been delivering presentations on Roofing and Waterproofing nationally for approximately 15 years. He has served on the board of directors for both RCI, Inc. and the SoCal Chapter of RCI, and has served on a number of committees in RCI and on ASTM International.
Consulting Services Include
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- Roof Surveys
- Replacement Cost Analysis
- Life Cycle Analysis
- Specification and Detail Review / Development
- Leak Investigations - Cause and Origin