Mr. Pearl is both a founding member of Building Science Services, LLC and has served as President and Principal-in-charge of Architecture Unlimited, LLC since it’s founding in 1995, and as President of AUbuild, LLC since 2002. His original goal was to create a unique architecture and CM practice that could provide high quality professional service and value-driven and innovative service delivery methods for its clients. His most recent goal with BSS is to create a valuable source for unbiased and professional expertise and training to persons involved in building design, construction, and ownership.
His practice focus has remained existing buildings and facilities. Additions, remodels, improvements, occupancy changes, alterations and repairs have long been a challenging project segment for both Owners and traditional industry professionals including A/E firms, Design/Build Firms and Construction Companies. Mr. Pearl’s proven ability to effectively solve and manage the unique problems associated with existing facilities has created a successful niche for his services, particularly in the municipal and industrial markets.
In addition, his interest and experience in the diagnostic and forensic analysis of construction disputes, building deterioration & failure, criminal events, substandard design & engineering, etc. have resulted in extensive experience as an expert witness on performance failure, personal injury and property damage claims, and also as an expert in both project and peer review on behalf of various interests including regulatory entities, financial institutions, etc. Due to his unique technical and legal experiences, Mr. Pearl has been invited to speak on various topics at Universities, legal associations, Code Enforcement associations, insurance industry seminars, etc.
His list of past and current clients includes numerous Building Owners, Government Officials, Facility Managers, Plant Engineers, General Contractors, Construction Managers, Lawyers, and fellow Architecture and Engineering Design Professionals. Specific project experiences represent a diverse array of building types and the services provided have included all phases of project delivery from pre-design to post-construction evaluations and investigations. Mr. Pearl also served as an energy conservation and building performance specialist with a major public utility company. He is trained as an Energy and Auditor Specialist under the United States Department of Energy.