At LCS, we believe that all buildings should be maintained to preserve their value and function, whatever their use. In pursuit of this mission, we offer a wide variety of services, from full-scale building inspections to construction management, specifically designed to benefit building owners, managers, and tenants.

Our tailored services, attention to detail, and wealth of experience provide you with the tools you need to guarantee the longevity, financial vitality, and sustainability of your building(s).


Rod Lane, LCS President, LEED AP

Leading a team of qualified consultants with an unrivaled grasp of building systems and the realistic budgeting of facilities improvements and retrofits; Rod is well versed in every aspect of construction management, specializing in that of housing projects. He has over thirty years of experience in both architectural design and construction.

Rod is a Commissioner on the Disabled Access Appeals Board for the City of Los Angeles, has been a guest lecturer at the USC School of Architecture and has taught extensively – including a nine-session course on residential building maintenance management for LISC (a non-profit housing organization). He has participated in and chaired on workshops focusing on Construction Cost Control, Physical Needs Assessments, Construction “101,” and How to Prevent Mold and Water Intrusion. He has surveyed and provided Capital Needs Assessments for use in maintenance planning, capital improvements, and asset management; with a high diversity in property types, from small infill projects to large garden apartment complexes. In total, Rod has been involved in surveying thousands of housing units, and hundreds of buildings.

David Heatherly, LCS Senior Facilities Manager, Residential and Non-residential Certified Energy Plans Examiner, HERS II Rater (Whole House Rater), BPI Multifamily Building Operator Professional

David specializes in Facilities Management, Construction Project Management, Energy Modeling, and Capital Needs Assessments. He has over twenty-two years of experience in asset management and construction management.


James Bacon, Editor

With a focus on design and syntax, James is responsible for the quality with which LCS documents are turned out. He has over 5 years of experience in periodicals publishing – from design to management – and is rapidly building a skill set within the affordable housing industry.


  • SAMPLE: Physical Needs Assessment

  • SAMPLE: Energy Audit

  • SAMPLE: Operation & Maintenance Manual




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