SKA engineer and Board Member, Stephen Robinson, to present at SRAPPA

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GREENSBORO, NC (October 8, 2015) – Stephen P. Robinson, P.E., LEED AP, vice president, will present next week during the 64th Annual Southeastern Regional Association of Physical Plant Administrators (SRAPPA) Annual Conference.

His presentation, “How to Get the Most Benefit from a Window Testing Program for New Construction,” is designed to serve as a water intrusion preventative method for building owners and plant managers to minimize future failures, reduce maintenance expenses over the lifecycle of the building, and validate whether or not new doors and windows are installed and operating as intended. An astounding 70 percent of construction litigation is due to water intrusion through the building envelope.

The presentation will be provided to plant managers across the southeast region on Monday, October 12, 2015, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino and Hotel.

With one eye on providing excellence in today’s educational environment, and one always trained on adapting, enhancing, and transforming the facilities of the future, APPA seeks to create positive impact in educational facilities on three important levels:

  • APPA transforms individual facilities professionals into higher performing managers and leaders, which…
  • Helps transform member institutions into more inviting and supportive learning environments, which…
  • Elevates the recognition and value of educational facilities and their direct impact on the recruitment and retention of students, faculty and staff.

SRAPPA 2015 is the regional platform for discussion, knowledge sharing, networking, and more where over 300 industry professionals convene to discover and illustrate the best practices used around the region through various presentations from the profession’s most recognized and talented educational facilities leaders.

SKA is the regional leader in building envelope engineering, specializing in coastal multifamily structure testing, studies, investigations, repair design, litigation, and expert witness testimony services. Recently completed projects by SKA include: UNC Greensboro Student Recreation Center, Greensboro Aquatics Center, Wells Fargo, Moses Cone Health North Tower, Buncombe County New Courts and Life Safety, NC A&T State University Student Health Center, Deere Hitachi North Park expansion, Market Garage, Renaissance on Charleston Harbor, and the historic First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro.


SRAPPA is one of six regional organizations dedicated to the operation of buildings on campuses of higher education. SRAPPA consists of from members Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Mexican states of Campeche, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, and Yucatan.

About SKA Consulting Engineers, Inc.

SKA Consulting Engineers, Inc., (SKA) is a national, award-winning, multidisciplinary engineering firm established in 1957 and headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina. Ranked as the #1 Top Engineering Firm by the Triad Business Journal, SKA provides MEP, fire protection, and structural engineering services, as well as comprehensive building solutions, for clients across the United States and Mexico. SKA’s discerning clients select SKA for its reputation and commitment to quality, integrity, and innovation. With four additional branch offices strategically located across the southeast, including Asheville, Charlotte, Wilmington, and Birmingham, SKA successfully serves clients across a broad range of market sectors, including: education, athletics, commercial, industrial, healthcare, transportation, multifamily housing, parks, entertainment, water resources, and religious.


Published on October 07, 2015
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