Environmental Process, Inc. epi Investigations, Inc.
We were founded in 1972 and are a full service, professional consulting firm offering architectural, engineering, environmental, forensic, specialty, and private detective services.
Environmental Process, Inc./epi Investigations, Inc. provides a unique comprehensive combination of professional consulting services for our clients. We combine our construction traditional building design services, engineering, environmental, and safety consulting services with our forensic investigations and private detective agency services for the construction industry. This combination of skills allows us to proactively and reactively evaluate design and construction problems and risk for our diverse clients. Our clients include other design professionals, building Owners, insurance carriers, property managers, real estate investors, financial institutions, legal professionals, local, state, and federal governmental entities.
Environmental Process, Inc./epi Investigations, Inc.'s philosophy is to meet the needs of the client. This is best accomplished with a team effort. We are a multi-disciplined team, which provides our clients with comprehensive solutions that meet operational objectives, budget requirements, time constraints and design goals. For each project, we assign a team of epi's most qualified and experienced personnel to employ state-of-the-art technology and innovative design to achieve a complete project that meets and often exceeds the client's goals.
Our staff is committed to preventing and investigating all types of property and casualty claims invlolving building design and construction risks. This includes negligent design and construction; accident and personal injury/worker compensation; and fraudulent claims. The principals at epi are professionally licensed in engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Environmental, Refrigeration, and Fire Protection), building codes, and law enforcement. epi Investigations, Inc. is a Licensed Private Detective Agency (Minnesota License #966). epi's multi-disciplinary professionals provide unique assistance to insurance claim departments, Special Investigation Units (SIU's), risk managers, underwriters, and claims attorney. epi has extensive experience in claim investigations, preparing expert reports and providing expert legal testimony.
Environmental Process, Inc./epi Investigations, Inc.'s in-house multi-disciplinary staff also consists of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Diagnosticians, HVAC Commissioners, Licensed AHERA Asbestos Inspectors, Site Supervisors, Managers, Designers, Licensed Lead Inspectors & Risk Assessor Inspectors, Certified Minnesota Building Officials, Certified International Code Council - Building Inspector; and a full support staff to perform a wide range of projects.