Canon Consulting & Engineering Co., Inc. was established in 1983 as a roof consulting and engineering resource directed to the service of Owners, Architects, Engineering Firms, Plant Engineers, and Building Managers. Our goal is to provide state-of-the-art service to our clients in this most perplexing field of Engineering.

Richard (Dick) P. Canon, who founded the company, has over 40 years of diverse experience in engineering. This includes the evaluation, testing, design and construction of roofs and the construction, evaluation, renovation and structural design of buildings. He is a registered structural engineer (PE) and has extensive experience in component failure investigations, and evaluations of structures and systems. Mr. Canon has been identified and qualified as an expert witness in roof consulting through his expertise in performing forensic engineering studies and investigations. He has been published numerous times in technical and trade journals and magazines, and is a frequent speaker on subjects related to roofing and engineering.

RCI, Inc. (formerly The Roof Consultants Institute) has recognized him as a Registered Roof Consultant (RRC) and awarded him Fellow of the Institute and the Herbert Busching Award for “meritorious service and outstanding contribution to the advancement of the profession of roof consulting”. He is also an active member of the International Code Council (ICC).