Jim Carlson

Technical Director
Principal Consultant

As Founder of Building Envelope Technology & Research, Jim Carlson brings more than 30 years of intensive involvement in roofing, waterproofing, and building envelope technology to our staff. Mr. Carlson is nationally respected as an expert in the field, and currently serves on numerous industry committees and as Technical Advisor to the Western States Roofing Contractors' Association. Prior to founding BET&R, Jim served as Deputy Director of Technology and Research for the National Roofing Contractors' Association in Chicago, Illinois, where he authored and co-authored numerous manuals that continue to serve as industry benchmarks for standards today, including The NRCA Roofing and Waterproofing Manual, 4th Edition.

Mr. Carlson continues to actively guide and encourage the company's technical growth, as well as remaining involved full-time in managing many of BET&R's most complex and involved projects. He brings extraordinary knowledge of exterior envelope systems and environments to the company, and provides our clients with a level of service and thoroughness second to none. Mr. Carlson also brings extensive experience in an expert witness capacity to our litigation support cases, and a pragmatic, level-headed approach to dispute resolution and mediation.

Jim Calson

Email: jcarlson@bet-r.com