Mr. Bentz is a General Contractor, who has worked in the construction industry since 1980. During that time he has worked on both new construction projects and forensic investigations.
Mr. Bentz helped to develop quality control / quality assurance programs for residential and commercial builders for almost 20 years, on projects ranging from single family detached homes to mid-rise infill and high rise residential projects.
He has also worked extensively with builders providing independent 3rd party evaluation to aid in resolving their customer service issues.
Mr. Bentz has been active with ASTM since 1996, and has been a contributing member or the E.06 Performance of Buildings Committee, including work on standard practices for window installation and exterior wall performance.
As a forensic consultant, Mr. Bentz has worked on projects include detached single family home and large scale residential projects; commercial properties, as well as several historic renovation projects.
Mr. Bentz enjoys traveling and is an avid photographer.
Forensic Consulting 2011 — Present
Core Consulting Group, San Diego, CA
Forensic Consulting 2009 — 2011
Lombard Consulting Services
Principal 2008 -2009
PD Bentz Consulting
Director / Vice President 1988 — 2008
West Coast Property Consultants
Associate Science Construction Technology- Cuyamaca College — 1991
Associate Science Architectural Graphics- Cuyamaca College — 1994
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials, International
Building Industry Association (BIA)
Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC)
REGISTRATION / LICENSES
Licensed Building Contractor — State of California, 1990
License No. 601023 International Code Council (ICC)
International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO)
Combination Dwelling Inspector
Exterior Design Institute Certified EIFS inspector (past member)
American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) (past member)
California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) (past member)