Special Inspections

Ensuring Quality


  • TR1: Special and Progress Inspections
Architectural, Safety, amd Fire Protection Inspections
  • Fire-Resistant Penetrations and Joints (Firestopping)
  • Sprayed Fire-Resistant Materials (Fireproofing)
  • Mastic and Intumescent Fire-Resistant Coatings
  • Fire-Resistance Rated Construction
  • Smoke Control Systems
  • Public Assembly Emergency Lighting
  • Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems
  • Flood Zone Compliance
Geotechnical / Foundation Inspections
  • Excavations – Sheeting, Shoring, Bracing
  • Footings and Foundations
  • Underpinning
  • Subgrade
  • Deep Foundation Elements (Pile Drilling/Grouting) (TR5)
  • Helical Piles (TR5H)
  • Subsurface Conditions – Backfilling
  • Subsurface Investigations (Borings/Test Pits) (TR4)
Structural Inspections
  • Structural Stability – Existing Buildings
  • Structural Steel – Welding
  • Structural Steel – Details
  • Structural Steel – High-Strength Bolting
  • Structural Cold-Formed Steel
  • Concrete – Cast-In-Place
  • Masonry
  • Post-Installed Anchors – Formed Steel
  • Structural Wood Frame
Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) Inspections
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Heating Systems
  • Storm Water Drainage
  • Sprinkler & Standpipe Systems
  • TR8: Energy Code Compliance Inspections
  • Insulation and Sealing
  • Equipment
  • Systems Controls
  • Shutoff Dampers
  • Duct Leakage
  • Maintenance Information
  • In Dwelling
  • Interior
  • Exterior
  • Controls
  • Electrical Energy Consumption
  • Fenestration U-Factor, Rating, and Leakage
  • Insulation Placement and R Values
  • Air Sealing and Insulation
  • Vestibules


Special inspections are a requirement of the New York City Department of Buildings for the purposes of ensuring contractor compliance with designs and applicable codes.


As a licensed Special Inspection Agency (SIA) with Class 1 accreditation, GRANT works on our client’s behalf to ensure the final product is built accurately such that it complies with drawings and codes.


Our experienced staff is cross-trained and certified in multiple areas of construction inspections to satisfy any project need. Our project managers are also experienced in design, and have the unique ability to assist design applicants with technical solutions to as-built NRC issues revealed during inspections.

Collaborate with Us

We work with a growing network of Architects, Developers, Governments, NGO’s and local property owners in New York and around the world. From the ground up construction to renovation and addition projects, we will help you realize your vision in a cost-effective and technically sound way.