“Asset Reviewing, Planning and Reporting I Can Trust”
Client-focused Guidance – Fiscal-year Relevant – Stakeholder-friendly Reports
WHAT: Standard planning and best-practice reports.
HOW: By respecting legislative and professional guidelines.
WHY: To communicate standard decision-making options.
RESULTS: To empower officers and stakeholders.
INTEGRITY AND TRANSPARENCY YOU CAN TRUST
We Hold Our Services to the Highest Standards
Our thorough, detailed, effective and time-sensitive services are based on full disclosure and compliance with Government Regulations, to protect you and your assets. We adhere to best-practise Code of Ethics, Methodologies and Guidelines to ensure that our reports stand the test-of-time:
Condo | Strata living in BC is legislated, mandated and supervised by the following bodies:
Strata living issues are to be mediated by the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) | See our supporting documents and Codes of Ethics below:
- Civil Resolution Tribunal Act (CRTA)
- Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT)
- Real Estate Institute of Canada (REIC) Professional Standards
- REIC Certified Reserve Planner (CRP) Designation Application Form
- REIC Certificate
- Liability Insurance
- APRA /Resources/Standards of Practice
- CCI Code of Ethics
- CAI Code of Ethics
These Associations and Organisations provide the methodology, guidelines and standards we rely on:
Our North American counterparts conducting reserve fund planning:
Canadian and International Organisations involved in component and analysis standardisation:
- Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
- Roofing Contractors Association of British Columbia (RCABC)
- British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC)
- Construction Specification Institute (CSI)
- Construction Specifications Canada (CSC)
- American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
- American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
- American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
- National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
- International Standardization Organization (ISO)
- International Code Council (ICC)
- Building Officials’ Association of BC (BOABC)
Our work engages with and is respectful of these trusted home owner’s advocacy groups, Property Manager Associations, Condo | Strata Related professional organizations and law institute:
Jean-François Proulx, M.Sc., CRP, RI
Director | Board Member | Certified Reserve-Fund Planner| Faculty
Few professionals have worked as a trade, contractor and consultant to construction, engineering and appraisal firms – fostering and righting reserve fund planning | depreciation report divisions along the way.
J.-F. was preparing asset performance reviews and plans for his clients as a contractor in Montréal, Ottawa, and Vancouver years ago. He has degrees in geography and economics and is a member of CHOA, CCI, BCBEC etc. and completes BCIT courses. His condo | strata residential construction, renewal | remediation work, project management, and professional report writing have made him passionate about reserve fund planning and reporting.
As a contractor and engineering firm consultant he has conducted projects, detailed inspections, field-reviews, warranty reviews, visual assessments, and effective depreciation reports of bareland, leasehold, townhome, low-rise, apartment and high-rise developments. He has experienced major repairs and replacement projects as a strata council President and Treasurer for many years.
He was a keynote speaker on depreciation reports at PAMA/CHOA’s Buildex Vancouver seminar, and is published in CHOA’s Journal, CCI BC’s Condo News, REIC’s The Exchange, Québec’s CondoLiaison, with his writings are on many websites across Canada. J.-F. is a Professional Member of the Real-Estate Institute of BC (RI) and is active in REIC National’s CRP Task Force. He is REIC Faculty teaching reserve fund planning and reporting across Canada. He is Vice-president of la Société de la Maison de la Francophonie de Vancouver (SMFV) in the process of undertaking its redevelopment project.
J.-F. believes that functional reserve fund planning and reporting can elevate all stakeholders’ standards, their involvement in the shared risk-management of aging assets, improve strata living for Owners, and lead to better personal and condo | strata financial decision-making.