About Criterium Farrell Yancy Engineers

Meet the Team

The quality of any inspection depends upon the knowledge and experience of the person who conducts the inspection.



We provide a consistently high level of inspection and consultation services to buyers, owners, mortgage brokers and others.


Service Area

Founded in 1957, Criterium Engineers is North America’s oldest organization of Building Inspection Engineers.


Greater Houston Home, Structural & Commercial Building Inspections

Commercial Inspections, Engineering & Consultation

Property Condition Assessment

Our PCA reports contain information about the structure and integrity vital to investment and decision making for the real estate transaction.


Phase I ESA

Our Phase I Environmental Structural Assessment follows standard protocols that are expanded for specific issues.


Cost Segregation

A Cost Segregation Study provides a defensible document to support accelerated depreciation of real estate through asset reclassification.


Commercial Showcase

Residential Inspections

Home Inspection

We provide home inspections by Professional Engineers who are licensed by Texas and adhere to the highest legal and ethical standards.



Our structural engineering inspection offers an elevation survey with a computer generated drawing of our measurements.


New Construction

Our progress inspections include regular inspections during the construction of your new home, primarily at the pre-pour and pre-drywall stages.


Our Inspections Are Performed By Licensed Professional Engineers

Association Studies

Reserve Study

One of the keys to the Full Reserve Study is the Financial Analysis, which includes a review of a 20-30 year projection.


Transition Study

A Transition Study is intended to review the as-built development for general conformance with the drawings and documents.


" Excellent job! Thanks again! "

Bill and Laura Upton


" Thanks for the reports and all the work you put into our inspection! "

Larry Morris


" HIGHLY recommended to ease the stress of purchasing ANY home! "

Megan Mikutis

First Time Homebuyer

" The report was incredibly valuable to us as first-time homebuyers! "

Tiffani and Brian

First Time Homebuyers

" We enjoyed your professionalism and service! "

Brian Martin

ReMax Professional Group

Locally Owned

We live and work side-by-side with our clients and are deeply invested in the continued growth and development of southwest Texas.

Licensed Professional Engineers

Browse our site and understand the difference you should expect when working with Licensed Professional Engineers.

Full Project Coordination

Our goal is to give you the most bang for your buck, guiding and connecting you through the entire project development process.

Comprehensive Inspection Reports

If you want a report that will serve as a reference for your entire residential or commercial project, you have come to the right place.

Forensic Inspections


We have inspected hundreds of buildings of various types (homes, apartment/office, retail centers, etc.) in an attempt to determine the root cause of areas of concern and/or damage.


Expert Witness

Throughout our many years of service, we have been called upon by property owners, buyers and sellers, attorneys, insurance companies and contractors to act as an expert witness on a myriad of issues.



Energy Star/LEED

As licensed professional engineers we can evaluate your facility, verify eligibility qualifications for Energy Star certification, and certify your application.


Energy Audits

The goal of our energy audit is to develop specific energy conservation opportunities (ECO’s) for your building(s), which will reduce energy consumption and operating costs.