Arctic Engineering in Fairbanks

Arctic Engineering providing Civil Engineering Services including Engineer Residential Inspections and Water and Septic Adequacy Testing 


Fairbanks and North Pole

Going Beyond The Surface

Our Services

Engineer Single Family Inspection...............$600

Engineer Duplex Inspection..........................$700*

*Additional $100 Per Unit in Same Structure*

Final Engineer Residential Inspection..........$250**

**Additional Fee May Apply Depending on Item Multitude**

Water and Septic Adequacy Inspection........$550

Residential and Commercial Structural Design

Diagnostics and Location Services via Thermal Imaging

​Additional Service Pricing Available Upon Request

Residential Engineer Inspections

If you are buying a home it is smart to get a home inspection first. Allow us to help you determine if your dream home is safe, sound and sanitary before you buy. Whether you are looking at buying new real estate and want to know exactly what you are getting into or just want to take the guess work out of energy upgrades, thank you for considering Arctic Engineering for your home inspection. We have extensive knowledge and experience in cold climate housing that allows us to provide a thorough evaluation of your home. We believe that every home energy audit should include thermal imaging of the entire home because this is the only way to take the guess work out of those energy upgrades.


Water and Septic Adequacy Inspection

Another important inspection to have before buying a home is a water and septic adequacy inspection. We inspect and test wastewater disposal system and water supply to ensure they comply with Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) standards. The water is tested for E. coli and total coliform. Additional water tests are available upon request. 


Design Services
We can design the perfect home for you that will meet your family’s needs and stand up to the arctic temperatures. Already have a home? We can design your addition or renovation projects also.


Structural Services
Are you building? Do you have a renovation project? We can help ensure your project will stand the test of time. We can assist in getting a City of Fairbanks permit for your project.


Thermal Imaging

Thermal Imaging is the process of viewing and recording actual surface temperatures, signatures, and anomalies observed at surfaces such as walls, ceilings, floors, pipes, ducts, etc. Think of it as a thermometer with a television attached. Instead of mercury rising through the marks, the temperature is translated into a visual image. Using a high resolution thermal imager, we can observe and interpret surface temperatures to help determine what is occurring in areas we can't readily view without destructive evaluations. All objects emit energy in the form of heat. Thermal imaging allows us to see this energy.

Thermal imaging scans will show the following.

  • Air infiltration / Heat loss
  • Water and moisture intrusion
  • Leak in vapor barrier
  • Electrical system and component
  • Radiant heat locating and diagnostics
  • Freeze up location in plumbing
  • Insulation deficiencies
  • Structural components behind drywall
  • Roof defects
  • Weakest link in building envelope
  • Material defects
  • Tank/fluid levels
  • HVAC irregularities