ZS Solutions

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Central Office

State of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

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Project Type: Commercial Real Estate

Project Size: 445,000 square feet

Background

ZS was retained by the State of Wisconsin to provide forensic/investigative services for the 1 West Wilson Building, a National Register of Historic services Building located in Madison, Wisconsin.

Challenges

The scope of services included water penetration testing on representative window units, destructive investigative openings, close-up visual examinations of the building envelope components, and brick/mortar laboratory testing.

Results

The investigation services included:

  • Water Infiltration Testing of window units.
  • Based upon the investigation, recommended replacement of the existing windows with new energy efficient windows.
  • Observed and documented interior and exterior wall openings.
  • Based upon the openings, assisted the State in developing a precise scope of work and the ability to prioritize the repairs.