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The quality and usefulness of any inspection depends upon the knowledge and experience of the person who conducts the inspection.

Building inspection is an unregulated activity in Georgia.  The extent and quality of the site inspection, report, and follow-up assistance can vary significantly between inspection companies. So do the expertise and credentials of the inspectors.Criterium-Caruso Engineers exceeds the minimum state requirements, are licensed professional engineers, and are members of the National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers (NABIE).

All of Criterium-Caruso Engineers' inspections are supervised by Professional Engineers. The P.E. license is awarded by each state and is your assurance that the engineer is knowledgeable, ethical, and accountable. Accountability is a true measure of commitment to one's profession and clients. At a minimum, Criterium-Caruso Professional Engineers:

  • Have completed an accredited, degreed engineering program, have worked for 4 years under the direction of other engineers, and have passed a comprehensive state board exam. This is your assurance that they are properly trained to evaluate your property.
  • Are bound by a code of ethics that requires that they limit their practice to areas in which they have expertise.
  • Have completed a training course sponsored by Criterium Engineers in Portland, ME.

In addition to their professional qualifications, Criterium-Caruso engineers participate in:

  • Continuing education programs
  • Intensive 7-day training programs sponsored by Criterium Engineers
  • Regular peer review

Gary J. Caruso, R.S., P.E. - RESUME