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Founded in 1986, Criterium-Hardy Engineers (formerly known as Criterium-McMahon Engineers) brings over 30 years of experience by registered professional engineers. Having performed thousands of home and commercial building inspections we can put our experience to work for you and help you make informed decisions regarding your real estate needs.

Criterium-Hardy is affiliated with Criterium Engineers, the oldest and most experienced organization of building inspection engineers in North America and named as a Top 500 Engineering Firm by the Engineering News Record. Since 1957, Criterium has provided home inspection, building inspection and commercial real estate services through its network of more than 60 locations and 150 professional engineers and architects, licensed to practice in virtually every state and Canada.  Criterium-Hardy Engineers has established a solid reputation for competence and professionalism that is shared by all of its affiliates.

This arrangement benefits clients, who enjoy the proximity of services and professional expertise afforded by the local office, and the engineers, who are supported by the resources of a national engineering company.

Kyle D. Hardy, PE


Kyle is a registered professional engineer in Missouri and Illinois. He received his B.S. in Engineering from the University of Missouri, Columbia. He has more than 15 years of facility experience in in project management, engineering design, property condition assessments, construction administration, and technical report writing. 

Kyle has been providing real estate due diligence services for over 14 years.  The services he provides includes home inspections, residential structural inspections, multifamily and commercial Property Condition Assessments (PCA), energy audits, forensic engineering, reserve studies, design, and construction loan monitoring.  He has performed Property Condition Assessments for hundreds of properties including 30+ story buildings, 1 million+ square foot industrial properties, and 250+ unit apartment complexes. 

Professional Designations:

Licensed Professional Engineer (PE):  Missouri and Illinois

ASHI Certified Inspector

LEED Accredited Professional

Licensed Wood Destroying Insect Inspector, Licensed