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Ben Hixson, CCCA, CCS, QCxP, RCI

Hixson Consultants
Alabaster, Alabama
Mr. Hixson is the Technical Director for RoofScanIR. He is a roofing, wall systems & waterproofing expert. Mr. Hixson formed Hixson Consultants, Inc. (an applied technical resource consulting company) to provide expert roofing, architectural sheet metal, glazing, wall system and waterproofing consulting services. He has over 33 years of experience in roof, wall and waterproofing condition analysis, life-cycle cost analysis, budgeting, design specification writing, CAD detailing management, and component selection and systems which are designed to remedy building moisture problems. Investigative surveys for new and existing facility projects have included both flat and sloped roofing installations, non-destructive infrared thermography, nuclear density gauge and dielectric capacitance technologies. Services have included surveys, condition reporting, remedial/replacement recommendations and quality assurance monitoring for below-grade waterproofing, plazas, masonry, precast, tilt wall, split-face brick and block, metal wall panels, terra cotta, stucco, DEFS, EIFS, balconies, terraces, parking decks, pools, fountains and most types of roofing. Mr. Hixson has considerable experience in architectural sheet metal, metal panel and single ply roofing, roof-coating systems, cold process, peel and stick and self adhered modified bitumen roofing and coal tar pitch roofing systems. He received a B.A. in Chemistry from Vanderbilt University in 1973 and is uniquely able to correlate product chemistry to predictable field performance.