Topic: NOVA Celebrates 20th Year in Business!

Established in 1996, NOVA was originally founded to provide Environmental Consulting, Geotechnical Engineering, and Construction Materials Testing and Inspection (CMT) services to the design and construction community in Georgia.   Today, their operations have expanded to include the southeastern US.  NOVA remains an employee-owned business focused on client service and technical excellence.Nova

In addition to traditional Environmental, Geotechnical Engineering, and CMT consulting services, NOVA also provides Building Envelope, Roof Consulting, and Structural / Forensics Engineering services that include condition assessments, design development review, failure analysis, as well as building envelope/roofing testing and inspection services during construction and/or rehabilitation.

NOVA has also expanded to provide industry leadership in building code compliance services that include Municipal and Government Outsourcing, Building Plan Review and Code Inspections, Loss Prevention, Construction Defect Mitigation, state of Florida Private Provider™ and HUD Inspection services.  Their professional staff includes experienced ICC certified plans examiners and inspectors, building officials, and engineers that can help maintain the building standards of a community.

Currently, NOVA employs almost 350 personnel located in 14 offices. Their professional staff consists of registered engineers, geologists, scientists, ICC inspectors, certified inspectors for housing and urban development, building officials, laboratory specialists, NICET and ACI-certified technicians, AWS-certified welding inspectors, and specialty consultants.

NOVA, headquartered in Kennesaw, GA, has been a MetaField® customer for nearly two years, having signed agreements during December of 2014.

Per Will Cantrell, Senior Principal, “NOVA began our relationship with Agile Frameworks almost two years ago.  After careful consideration, we invested in the MetaField system to best equip our personnel and operations with innovative, industry-leading tools to reduce paperwork, increase efficiency and most importantly, to bring greater value to our clients, while making our technical field and laboratory staff’s job a little easier.  Agile’s real time digital reporting platform and communication system greatly increases the speed and ease by which field and laboratory data can be assembled, organized and conveyed to engineering, management and administrative staff.  The system also provides a highly valued platform for deliverable repository and Client distribution, which is quick and user-friendly not only for internal NOVA staff, but for the benefit of our direct Clients and project collaborators.  Overall, NOVA values our partnership with Agile Frameworks, and we are confident that our investment in MetaField has enhanced NOVA’s ability to remain an industry leader in the markets we serve.”

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