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President, P.E., B.I.E., LEED AP
John Turner is a Multi-Discipline (Architectural and Electrical) Licensed Professional Engineer in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, specializing in building technology and construction. He is also a Board Certified Building Inspection Engineer (BIE).
As president of Team Engineering, John has diverse experience in all facets of construction. His specialties include residential and commercial inspection, design, energy-efficiency, renovation consulting, condominium/association properties and forensic engineering. He provided these services as President of the NH franchise of Criterium Engineers from 1993 until 2012 when Criterium-Turner Engineers became an independent organization aptly named Team Engineering.
John and his team of architects, inspectors and engineers are recognized by real estate professionals, consumers, builders, legal professionals and business leaders as the best in the business. John has a proven track record of competence, integrity and commitment as a building inspection & design engineer.
John is responsible for development and management of Team Engineering and is involved daily in building evaluation, design and architectural engineering. He frequently presents seminars on a variety of topics related to the design, construction and maintenance of buildings.
Criterium-Turner Engineers provided inspection and consulting services on nearly 10,000 buildings before becoming Team Engineering, an independent engineering and inspection company. Prior to owning and operating the New Hampshire office of Criterium-Turner Engineers, John worked for a sister company, Criterium-Lalancette Engineers, in Vermont where he gained practical insight working as a Construction Foreman for several years. John has served as a call Firefighter in Goffstown and as the Assistant Building Inspector in Dunbarton. John also worked for Bangor Hydro-Electric Company in Bangor, Maine and for Texas Instruments. He built his own family home in 1999.
John completed studies in 2004 to earn his Architectural Engineer’s License (NH PE #8908). He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maine (1988).
- NABIE National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers Member
- ASHI American Society of Home Inspectors Member
- NSPE National Society of Professional Engineers Member
- State of New Hampshire Licensed Sub-Surface System Designer
- CAI Community Associations Institute Member
- Certified HUD 203(k) Fee Consultant (PO912)
- BIECI Building Inspection Engineering Certification Institute
- LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional
John resides in Dunbarton, NH with his wife, Renee, and children – Maria, Carlos & Cecilia. He loves to enjoy the great outdoors of New England with his family. John is active at St. Lawrence Parish in Goffstown, NH and at the Catholic Schools where his children attend: Villa Augustina in Goffstown, Trinity High School in Manchester, Holy Family Academy in Manchester and Saint Anselm College in Manchester.
Nancy J. Nichols
PE, LEED, AP
Nancy obtained her registration as a Professional Engineer in New Hampshire twenty (20) years ago. In addition, Nancy is an Accredited Professional for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). This achievement allows Nancy to certify a building’s performance and compliance with LEED standards, an international benchmark for design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
Since 2008, Nancy has responsible for conducting commercial property condition assessments, residential home inspections, limited evaluations, structural inspections, structural designs, building energy performance evaluations and other special engineering studies & assessments. In addition, Nancy is responsible for design & implementation of ice dam mitigation measures of large upscale condominium complexes. Further, Nancy provides litigation support on a wide range of issues including drainage, hydrology and retaining wall design.
Prior to working at Team Engineering (formerly Criterium-Turner Engineers), Nancy worked in the field of geo-environmental consulting, assisting clients in managing their environmental liabilities while providing safe living and working environments. She has performed hundreds of Environmental Site Assessments on properties ranging from shopping malls, to automotive service stations, to individual facilities. She has worked with a wide range of client-types ranging from developers, architects and attorneys, to municipalities and regulators. She was responsible for the development and implementation of projects, and oversight of contractors and junior professional staff.
Her engineering career has provided experience in the design and construction of foundations, subsurface geotechnical and environmental investigations, environmental site assessments, environmental risk assessments, indoor air quality evaluations, remedial design and implementation, and litigation. She has performed investigation to closure of petroleum and hazardous waste sites, solid waste facilities, and Brownfield sites. A number of these included assessment and abatement of asbestos and hazardous building materials.
Education and Qualifications
- Bachelor Degree – University of California, Santa Barbara,
- Masters Degree in Civil Engineering- University of New Hampshire, Durham.
- Registered Professional Engineer in New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts
- National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers-Residential Inspection Techniques
- American Society for Testing Materials-Environmental Site Assessments
- Building Performance Institute (BPI) certified Building Analyst
- Licensed Home Inspector in New Hampshire
PE, BIE, HI
Terry Terry is a Civil Engineer with over 30 years of engineering and inspection experience. During his career he has managed projects ranging from multi-million dollar fast track engineering and construction to small scale housing renovation and upgrades. From this experience, Mr. Terry gained an in-depth knowledge of building construction and maintenance. He has inspected a multitude of buildings and projects for compliance with plans, specifications, and codes.
In 2012, Terry Terry assisted in the launch of Team Engineering, a building inspection and design firm serving residential, commercial and condominium buyers and sellers in New England. Prior to Team Engineering, Terry worked with John Turner at Criterium-Turner Engineers for fifteen years, performing residential and commercial building evaluations along with environmental site assessments and other special studies. His contributions to Criterium-Turner Engineers resulted in his selection as the Criterium-Engineers national Engineer of the Year for 2003.
Earlier in his career, Terry was an officer in the United States Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps until he retired in 1995. He held positions of increasing scope and responsibility in construction management, contracting, and public works administration at Navy and Army commands. He earned several awards for meritorious service during his Naval career.
Education and Qualifications
- Bachelor in Science (1974) and a Masters of Engineering (1975) in Civil Engineering from Clarkson College of Technology.
- Registered Professional Engineer in Virginia, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts.
- Board Certified Building Inspection Engineer
- Registered Home Inspector in New Hampshire
- Registered Professional Engineer with the National Counsel of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.
- Member of the National Society of Professional Engineers
Denny Townson obtained his registration as a Professional Engineer in Louisiana over 25 years ago. His engineering career has provided experience in the design and construction of control systems, electrical power distribution systems and high frequency communication systems. He also has considerable experience in the construction and maintenance of mechanical equipment and structures operating in hazardous commercial environments.
In April 2012, Denny was instrumental in the launch of Team Engineering, a building inspection and design firm offering residential and commercial clients engineering consultation services throughout the northeast region of the United States. From 2002 to 2012, Denny worked with John Turner providing engineering services at Criterium-Turner Engineers. He was responsible for conducting residential and commercial building evaluations, environmental assessments, capital reserve studies and other special engineering studies and assessments. His contributions to Criterium-Turner Engineers resulted in his selection as the Criterium-Engineers national Engineer of the Year for 2005.
Earlier in his career, Denny worked in the field of management consulting, assisting clients in the analysis of their business operations. He worked with the entire range of personnel from executive level to the shop floor people to analyze and improve operations, equipment, procedures and processes.
Education and Qualifications
- Bachelor and a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri at Rolla, Missouri.
- Registered Professional Engineer in New Hampshire and Louisiana.
- Trained on the requirements of residential inspection techniques and requirements as specified by the National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers, and the American Society of Home Inspectors and on the inspection requirements for commercial and environmental assessments as specified by the American Society for Testing Materials.