Stephen is a Senior Project Consultant and shareholder, with JRS Engineering based in Vancouver but providing senior level consulting expertise to both the Vancouver and Seattle offices. With over two decades in the construction industry, Stephen Cork has provided building envelope consulting services for a wide variety of assessments, investigations, failure analyses, and design development projects. His new construction and rehabilitation project experience encompasses a wide range of building types—from traditional woodframe low-rise and concrete high-rise residential buildings to cutting-edge steel-and-glass commercial, institutional and educational facilities.
Stephen has specific in-depth expertise with pressure-equalized, exterior insulated rainscreen assemblies integrated with multiple glazing systems, such as window walls, curtain walls and punch windows. Additionally, his extensive practical experience encompasses a broad range of cladding types, including stucco, EIFS, vinyl, fibre-cement, pre-manufactured brick and stone, and metal panel. An associate of the firm, Stephen has managed building envelope remediation and new construction projects for JRS throughout British Columbia and Washington State; to date, he has provided contract administration and field services for projects totaling in the millions of dollars.