Building Envelope

Building Envelope

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ADC provides a full range of building envelope (roofing, waterproofing and exterior walls) consulting and design services. We provide technical support and design to municipal, state and federal agencies throughout the South Carolina involving various types of steep and low-slope roof systems from the traditional to the specialized. ADC has also provided building envelope consulting and design services for various projects across the Southeast, including significant historic structures and industrial facilities.

We are proud of our work and believe the confidence placed in us through our receipt of open-end building envelope contracts and repeat clients is a testament to the quality of work produced. ADC has been awarded open-end contracts for building envelope services from Aiken County School District, Beaufort County School District, Berkeley County School District, Charleston County School District, Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5, Clemson University, College of Charleston, Trident Technical College, The Citadel, University of South Carolina, Southern Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, South Carolina Department of Mental Health, South Carolina Department of Disabilities & Special Needs and the Medical University of South Carolina. Additionally, ADC has ongoing relationships with numerous other governmental agencies and private sector clients.  

The depth and experience of our building envelope team is extensive and strong to ensure your project receives the expertise and performance your community deserves. Vice President Rick Cook, FRCI, RRC, RWC, REWC, RBEC, RRO, CCS, CSRP, & LEED® AP has substantial experience and qualifications. ADC is involved in the building envelope industry as a firm and as individuals on a local and national level in an effort to improve overall roofing, waterproofing and building envelope quality. Our involvement boosts in-house technical awareness and competence and continually initiates quality improvements. We promote commitment to coordinated and cooperative teamwork with your administration, managers, and any other personnel involved with the projects.  Our hands-on building envelope consultants are recognized authorities in the roofing, waterproofing and building envelope consulting arena. Rick Cook currently holds registrations as a Registered Roof Consultant, Registered Waterproofing Consultant, Registered Exterior Wall Consultant, Registered Building Envelope Consultant and Registered Roof Observer with the RCI, Inc.  He also attained both the Certified Professional Roof Consultant and Certified Professional Waterproofing Consultant with the Institute of Roofing and Waterproofing Consultants. These two organizations have now merged. Rick was one of only two individuals to have been registered by both roof consulting institutes and is one of only four individuals to have received the original waterproofing consultant certification.  Additionally, Rick is an instructional faculty member of both the Roofing Industry Educational Institute and the RCI, Inc.

Our services include:


  • Building Envelope Investigations and Analysis
  • Building Envelope Survey and Maintenance Scheduling
  • Building Envelope System Design
  • Building Envelope Construction Document Preparation
  • Bidding and Negotiation Coordination
  • Building Envelope Construction Observation
  • Accredited Commercial Energy Managers

  • Construction Administration
  • Full-Time Project Representative Services
  • Building Envelope & Construct
  • ion Quality Assurance Programs
  • Building Envelope Maintenance Training Seminars
  • Specialty Roof System Development
  • Moisture / Leak Testing
  • Historical Building Preservation and Restoration
  • In-House Non-Destructive Testing


Featured Past Projects

  • Greenville Hospital System
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College
  • Lander University
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southern Division
  • Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five
  • Lexington County School District 1
  • South Carolina Department of Disabilities & Special Needs
  • South Carolina Department of Mental Health
  • South Carolina State University
  • The Citadel
  • Trident Technical College
  • University of South Carolina
  • Winthrop University