Tim R. Quast, Founder
B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering – University of WI, Stout
Mr. Quast is responsible for the start up management and customer support of Quast Consulting and Testing, Inc. (QCT). Mr. Quast has extensive experience in the primary performance testing of exterior facades and fenestration. This experience extends both in the laboratory and on-site/field testing environments. His experience includes field testing, forensic/diagnostic testing, laboratory mock-up erection and testing, field quality control inspections, and design/calibration of test equipment utilized in the primary performance testing of fenestration.
Brian M. Sasman P.E. (WI, IL, FL), President
Mr. Sasman has extensive experience in window and curtainwall testing beginning in 1997. Brian began his career representing a leading window and curtainwall manufacturer in technical matters surrounding window and curtainwall mock-up installation and testing. Throughout this time, Brian managed and performed testing at the manufacturer’s in-house test facility, as well as witnessing mock-up installation and testing as a manufacturer’s technical representative at laboratories throughout the US. Brian joined the QCT team in 2005 where his efforts were focused on developing facilities and equipment to serve the laboratory testing needs of our clients. As a result, QCT has achieved accreditation as a testing laboratory by numerous organizations associated with the fenestration industry. Brian currently holds professional engineering license in the states of WI, FL, and IL. In addition to serving as President of QCT, Brian also maintains certifications as an NFRC Simulator and NFRC Approved Calculation Entity (ACE).
Matthew W. Wendland, Vice President
Mr. Wendland has 12 years of fenestration testing experience beginning in 2006. He began his career as a field testing technician working directly with Mr. Tim Quast, who served as his mentor. Matt studied business management at Northcentral Technical College in central Wisconsin where he attended accelerated courses while working full time. Prior to QCT, Matt worked at an insulated glass manufacturer where he was the floor supervisor. He participated in the development of the QCT Field Testing Crew and is responsible for their day-to-day operations and business development.
Jon J. Denton CSI, CDT
Mr. Denton has 39 years of experience in the commercial construction field. He worked for major window and curtainwall manufacturers for over twenty years. While there, he gained vast experience in custom window and curtainwall designs, many of which were tested at independent laboratories. He has been working as a design consultant since 1999, where he now emphasizes on the entire exterior wall assembly to assure a complete air and water tight, thermally improved wall assembly. Jon also has extensive knowledge of Rainscreen design principles and forensic investigation of failed buildings.