Universal has been providing special inspections and construction materials testing since our inception more than 28 years ago and our trusted name and outstanding track record has allowed us to evolve into one of the largest providers of these services in the New York Metropolitan Tri-State area and beyond. Unlike engineering, architectural and other inspection type firms transforming themselves into a special inspection company or ‘brokering’ the services - thus having a potential of costly learning curves as well as potential project delays, Universal has been the leading provider of special inspections for over two-decades and our full-service capabilities encompasses all required special and progress inspections as well as all required support testing of construction materials. We are one of only a few firms fully accredited in all (7) Construction Sequences and (56) scopes of Special Inspections- including; Energy Code Compliance and Public Assembly Lighting Inspections.
In addition to our National Accreditations, locally Universal is a New York City Department of Buildings (NYCDOB) Approved Class 1 Special Inspection Agency (SIA). We are also (NYCDOB) a licensed Concrete Testing Laboratory (since 1994). Our vast Accreditations and Licenses minimizes the number of consultants retained on a project and in-turn saves our clients time and money while delivering our ‘ultra’-efficiency, effectiveness and quality that is second to none! Our full-service platform consists of: