Zero/Six Consulting, LLC is a multifaceted professional services company specializing in the commissioning of high-performance buildings.

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Windstorm Inspection Certification

Your Assurance of Windstorm Resilience

Services

Stormwater Engineering Management Services

Hurricanes and tropical storms are causing millions of dollars in wind and water damage on the Gulf Coast – can your property weather the storm? Z6 Consulting’s firm, which is specialized in windstorm engineering & stormwater resistant construction that ensures your property meets the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) requirements and remains eligible for inexpensive insurance coverage. Our TDI appointed Texas-licensed engineers examine the materials and installation methods used on your property to certify that it will be capable of resisting damage from severe weather.

Services for Residential Homes

1. Design for site drainage and structural contract documents

2. Component and cladding product review and recommendations to meet TDI requirements

3. Inspections to certify the installation and complete the process for TDI compliance

Services for Commercial and Institutional Buildings

1. Review of Construction Documents and Specifications

2. Submittal review for sealed shop drawings and calculations, or test reports and product evaluations for wind load analysis and all components and cladding, including:

i. Steel/concrete structure

ii. Framing

iii. Wall cladding assemblies

iv. Louvers

Doors

v. Roofing and roof-related metal

vi. Rooftop equipment

vii. Miscellaneous (signage, cameras, lights, etc.)

3. Preconstruction meeting to review accepted shop drawings, coordinate inspections, and ensure compliance

4. Site visits to inspect installation and confirm compliance with contract documents and accepted submittals

5. Review of other entities inspection reports related to structure

Our Windstorm Inspections verify compliance with the design plans, the local Building Department and local building codes to provide greater protection during hurricane and other severe weather events.

After completion of the survey, our clients receive a final TDI summary and Certificate of Compliance (WPI-8). This certifies that the project is eligible for windstorm insurance through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA)

Both commercial and residential sectors are potentially eligible for insurance premium discounts or credits from your insurance company. Submit your windstorm inspection report from Z6 Consulting and start saving!

Helpful Links

Texas Department of Insurance (TDI)
Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA)

Meet our TDI Appointed Engineers

Quality Control Manager

Jeff Bishop

P.E. , LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE

Jeff is a licensed Architectural Engineer who specializes in the inspection and testing of fenestration, waterproofing and roofing system products and installation. Jeff expanded on his education in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas by mastering CADD drafting, structural analysis/design and onsite quality control inspections. 

Meet Our TDI Appointed Engineers

Jeff Bishop Texas Windstorm Inspection Certification

Jeff Bishop, P.E., LEED Green Associate

Quality Control Manager

 

Jeff is a licensed Architectural Engineer who specializes in the inspection and testing of fenestration, waterproofing and roofing system products and installation. Jeff expanded on his education in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas by mastering CADD drafting, structural analysis/design and onsite quality control inspections. Jeff’s education and field experience created an aggregate of practical knowledge that drew him into the field of building envelope testing. Jeff’s insight and specialization proved to be a vital asset in gaining a coveted ISO/IEC accreditation for the testing laboratory and field operations. Jeff’s professional license in Architectural Engineering and his grasp of the associated technical requirements gained him the designation as the Z6 Quality Control Manager. Jeff’s technical experience ensures the Z6 team complies with the ISO/IEC 17025 testing standards too accurately, objectively and impartially report on the integrity of building materials and products intended to satisfy the owner’s requirements.


Jeff’s insight and specialization proved to be a vital asset in gaining a coveted ISO/IEC accreditation for the testing laboratory and field operations.

Portfolio

Projects

Testimonials

Clients

Zero/Six's outstanding professionalism, along with their high level of expertise, has consistently equipped our team with the essential resources needed to ensure the successful completion of our projects.

Laura Lara

Senior Project Manager, The University of Texas

Zero/Six has been successfully providing consulting services for projects with the OFPC South Texas Region for over 8 years, I would not hesitate to recommend and consider them for any future endeavors.

Patrick Lew

Senior Project Manager, The University of Texas

Zero/Six's dedicated staff and ongoing contributions significantly enrich our team, ensuring the delivery of top-quality buildings. We wholeheartedly welcome Zero/Six's involvement in any project.

Mark Kimball

Project Manager, The University of Texas

Elevate Your Building Experience With Us

FAQ

Questions
What sets Zero/Six’s construction management approach apart?

Our construction management approach is rooted in collaborative partnerships, seasoned expertise, and a future-centric outlook, ensuring each project is not only successfully executed but also stands the test of time.

How does Zero/Six ensure safety during the construction process?

Safety is paramount at Zero/Six. Through rigorous safety protocols, regular site inspections, and continuous team education, we strive to maintain a secure and hazard-free construction environment.

What sustainable practices are integrated into Zero/Six’s construction management services?

We prioritize sustainability by incorporating eco-friendly materials, energy-efficient designs, and waste-reducing practices, ensuring our projects are environmentally responsible and future-ready.

How does Zero/Six tackle unexpected challenges during the construction phase?

With a proactive mindset, we anticipate potential hurdles and devise strategic solutions to ensure smooth project progression, maintaining quality, timeline, and budget integrity.

How does Zero/Six ensure accurate cost estimation and budget adherence during construction?

Our seasoned team employs meticulous planning, transparent communication, and real-time budget monitoring to provide accurate cost estimations. Through continuous oversight and client collaboration, we ensure strict adherence to the budget, driving the project to a successful, cost-effective completion.