One Minute Summary
Michael Wirkkula is an expert construction consultant and green/sustainable building consultant with experience in virtually every role in the building business including laborer, carpenter, superintendent, project manager, estimator, quality control inspector, architectural designer, and owner of a general building contracting firm focused on energy performance improvement. Mike's experience is wide and deep with project types including single-family residences, multi-family projects, mixed use developments, commercial, institutional, industrial, low-rise, mid-rise and high-rise construction. Mike serves clients who are property owners and managers, developers and contractors, product manufacturers and suppliers, insurers and lawyers.
Mike received his Bachelor of Architecture from Iowa State University, focusing on passive solar design and sustainable architecture and holds numerous certifications including Certified Energy Manager, Project Management Professional, Buildings Operations Certification, LEED AP Building Design and Construction, LEED for Homes Green Rater, and National Sustainable Building Advisor. In his role as a building consultant Mike serves as a technical expert, evaluating and testing physical building performance, examining enormous volumes of project documentation, making repair recommendations, estimating project costs, tendering projects for bid, and rendering professional opinions that aid in moving projects to conclusion.
Areas of Expertise
CATEGORIES OF EXPERTISE
Green & Sustainable Design and Construction
Construction Management, Contracts & Contracting
Construction Cost Estimating & Budgeting
Construction Defect Claims
Building and Property Inspection, Testing & Evaluation
Building Codes & Standards