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About Us

Mission Statement

To be the leading provider of specialized engineering services for building owners, builders, buyers, managers, and developers
To enhance peoples’ lives through an improved understanding of the buildings in which they live and work.
To use sound, practical, engineering judgment and skills when evaluating existing buildings.
To continually improve our standard of service through clear and responsive communication.
To approach each project as an opportunity to establish a new “personal best” in professionalism, service and quality.
To maintain a work environment that encourages and acknowledges exemplary service.
Criterium-Pioli-Rowe Engineers is a full service consulting engineering firm. Since 1973, we have provided our clients with the most complete home and building inspection services available throughout western Washington and Oregon. We specialize in working with existing buildings offering services which include inspection, diagnostics, maintenance planning and problem solving.
Unlike other home inspection services, all Criterium inspections are conducted by licensed Professional Engineers. As a result, Criterium can provide you with a level of accountability and professionalism that sets us apart in the inspection industry. All our inspections are conducted by experienced engineers with:
  • Technical Degrees
  • Rigorous Qualifications Exams
  • Professional Registration
  • Continuing Education Requirements
  • Peer Reviews
  • Error and Omissions Insurance
Our engineers have experience with residential, municipal, industrial and institutional projects. Our client list includes condominium associations, insurance companies, relocation companies, government agencies and property management companies.
Criterium-Pioli-Rowe Engineers is a consulting engineering company specializing in residential and commercial building inspection and consulting services. Criterium-Pioli-Rowe Engineers is part of Criterium Engineers, an international engineering consulting company founded in 1957.   Criterium Engineers was established to provide engineering reports on the condition of homes. It was one of the first companies to offer such a service in the United States and has been a primary participant in the development of what is now a thriving home inspection industry. The systems established by Criterium Engineers in 1957 have continually set the standard for quality home inspections.
We look forward to be of service to you.