Corrosion Under Insulation

ctl engineering corrosion under insulation

An essential but hidden challenge facing owners and operators of facilities that have insulated piping or other insulated equipment is preventing or remediating corrosion of the metal surfaces under the insulation. Corrosion under insulation (CUI) is a recurrent problem for owners and operators of facilities such as power plants, commercial buildings, educational campuses, or any […]

Pioneering the Use of Drones for Roof Inspections and Thermal Imaging

Pioneering the Use of Drones for Roof Inspections and Thermal Imaging

Before the widespread use of drones, facade inspections and roof inspections were performed by climbing the exterior wall or dropping down a scaffold from the top of a building. Roofs can be particularly dangerous to inspect because they have a variety of elevations which require that an inspector climb multiple areas, quickly adding both time […]



We do some pretty good things! Department Managers and Branch Managers give WOW points to employees who they feel deserves extra recognition. These employees go above and beyond their call of duty to provide excellent service to their clients and coworkers.

A Letter From CK Satyapriya: Spring 2019


A Russian Philosopher once said that people could endure poverty, degradation, and abuse, but not change. Some choose to suffer rather than change. When we recognize that change is a constant, it has the power to accelerate us forward.

Fall Protection Anchor Testing

A boatswain chair is commonly used for cleaning windows and performing exterior maintenance on multi-story buildings. But if you Google “window washers stranded mid-air” you will find pages and pages of news stories involving people hanging from rope descent systems on high-rise buildings around the world. If you dig a little deeper, you’ll find a […]

Credibility Is a Key Component of Concrete Testing

CTL Concrete Slump Test

Concrete is an amazing invention. The very idea of forming and pouring a liquid that turns to stone is nothing short of extraordinary. And because concrete is versatile and readily available, it is often the first choice for many construction projects. Concrete has numerous benefits in a building project. Concrete can insulate a building. It […]

Who would need asbestos testing and why?

CTL Engineering asbestos testing

Any building, manufacturing and industrial facility owner planning to renovate or demolish any structure, insulated piping, or heavy machinery has the potential of encountering asbestos-containing materials (ACMs). The work on any renovation/demolition of a building project can come to a halt if the workers encounter any building material that is suspected of being ACM and […]

Our New “Digs” in Pennsylvania!


CTL is excited to announce a new CTL Engineering, Inc. branch office in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, effective March 2019. Read more and meet the team!

Building Inspections and Building Envelope Evaluations Help Prevent Costly Damage

CTL Engineering building envelope

Building inspections and building envelope evaluations – analyzing the building’s masonry, granite, EFIS, glass, and insulated wall panels are among the most critical but most often overlooked ways a building envelope evaluation expert can help prevent costly damage. Whether your property is used for commercial purposes, education, or healthcare, a building inspection and envelope evaluation […]