Claude Bogacz

Specialist engineering building envelopes

Profile

51 years old

Seniority : 1 year, associate

English

  • Curtain wall systems
  • SGS – PFG (Structural glazing system – Bolted or Point-fixed glass Facades)
  • Metal, Wood and PVC joinery
  • Glazing
  • Insulating weatherboard and cladding
  • Air and water tightness
  • Thermal and aeraulics calculation
  • Hygro-thermal calculation
  • Thermo-mechanical calculation of glass
  • Structural calculation
  • Acoustics

Former member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the certifying body of glazing

Education

3rd Cycle – National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts – Paris III
Mechanical Structures and Systems
Composite structures
Dynamics of poly-articulated structures
Dynamic and Fluid-structures interactions

DEST (Master) – National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts – Paris III
Mechanical Structures and Systems

DU – (Bachelor)
Engeneering Facades

DUT
Mechanical Engineering and Process

Professional background

Façades Design Ingénierie – Engineering & Consultancy – Roof lights, Lightweight Facade and joinery
Founder Manager – Engineer

Façades 2000 – Engineering & Consultancy – Roof lights, Lightweight Facade and joinery
Director – Engineer

Coplan Ingénierie – Bureau d’études
Agency Director

CEBTP
Regional Director « Ile-de-France » – Studies & Projects
Directeur of Building Envelops Division
Head of Service Thermal – Expertise – Calculation – Instrumentation

Rinaldi
Studies and structural Engineer

Permasteelisa
Studies and structural Engineer

CFEM Façades
Studies and structural Engineer

Key areas of expertise

Glazing

  • Annealed or tempered glass unit breakages
  • Failures on point-fixed Structural Glazing systems
  • Delamination issues with laminated glass
  • Breakage and fogging of Insulating Glass Units (IGU)
  • Failure of structural components made of tempered glass
  • Calculation – Thermal, Structural.
  • Pollutions and optical distortions of reflective glass under chemical or mechanical attacks

Curtain Walling

  • Air and water leakages
  • Faulty mechanical resistance
  • Failures on weatherboarding / cladding
  • Failures on building roofing made of ribbed steel or aluminium sheets
  • Calculation – Building lightweight envelopes – Thermal, Structural, Acoustical

Joinery

  • Air and water leakages
  • Malfunctions of side hung and tilt and turn window hinges
  • Window deformations under structural movements
  • Water leakages of glass roof lights

Waterproofing

  • Flat roof leakages (flawed execution or design, accidental damages, effect of plant roots)
  • Metal-framed roof lights leakages