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Investigations at Height: Flying and Climbing High with Tech Tools

Total Credits: 0.5 PDH

Technical Presentations
Kelly Streeter |  Daniel Gordeyeva
42 Minutes
Audio and Video
Access for 6 month(s) after purchase.


This presentation will look at how technology is used to perform condition assessments at height and in places with difficult access utilizing a virtual toolbox that includes a wide range of instruments and tools for non-destructive evaluation and testing, and a fleet of drones, each of which has a different use. The presentation will discuss how to use drones and tools at height; how the industry is using drones in new ways; and how some municipalities are changing policies to adapt, especially with regard to facade inspections.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand ways that drone usage can facilitate the gathering of useful data on consulting projects.
  2. Learn the advantages and limitations when proposing drone use to clients
  3. Identify the capabilities and limitations of different drones on the market and future trends.
  4. Learn how to approach projects with success in mind from start to finish.


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Vertical Access LLC

Kelly Streeter, PE, is a partner at Vertical Access (VA) where she leads specialized investigation teams nationwide. Kelly leads the in-house development of inspection technologies including direct-to-digital annotation software (TPAS) and 3D imaging techniques using unmanned aerial vehicles. She is a lecturer for graduate level historic preservation university programs. Kelly received her Masters in Structural Engineering from the University of Colorado and her BS in Structural Engineering from Cornell University. She is a registered Professional Engineer in NY, PA, MA, and NJ; a Qualified Exterior Wall Inspector (QEWI) with the New York City Department of Buildings; and a SPRAT certified Level III industrial rope access supervisor.