David Leonard

P.L.Eng., P.Tech. (Eng.), A.Sc.T. (SK)
Associate, Building Envelope Specialist

“I find a collaborative approach requires more than just working with other like-minded people on the same project. You need to truly understand the needs of all stakeholders to achieve the best results. This means we need to both listen to others and offer our ideas throughout the whole process of getting a building to the end of its service life. I take great pride in seeing the outcomes of our collaborative efforts in the cities I live in and visit, especially where I have had the opportunity to put my mark on each project that I’ve worked on.”

“I find a collaborative approach requires more than just working with other like-minded people on the same project. You need to truly understand the needs of all stakeholders to achieve the best results. This means we need to both listen to others and offer our ideas throughout the whole process of getting a building to the end of its service life. I take great pride in seeing the outcomes of our collaborative efforts in the cities I live in and visit, especially where I have had the opportunity to put my mark on each project that I’ve worked on.”

Areas of Focus
  • Building Envelope
  • Condominium Services
  • Restoration

As an Associate Building Envelope Specialist at Entuitive, David’s current role is focused on the effective design and review of building envelopes for new construction, as well as restoration projects for various enclosure systems. Over David’s +12-year career he has been involved with hundreds of projects including condition assessments, design, estimating and tendering, construction and post-construction activities related to building envelope and the systems that comprise the building envelope as a whole. David’s involvement in these projects has provided him with a great understanding of various cladding and façade components, their limitations and capabilities.

David’s knowledge and experience ranges the full building envelope; cladding systems/assemblies, glazing systems, roofing, and waterproofing.

David provides strong and compliant designs through a developed understanding of building envelope systems. He is known for his proficiency in general cladding, specialty cladding and daylighting systems. His experience is derived from a decade in the construction industry with both hands-on, technical training and routine involvement in cladding design, estimating and construction.

David’s experience also includes involvement in a range of building envelope testing such as air leakage and water infiltration for cladding and daylighting systems, as well as bespoke testing scenarios to suit unique project constraints.