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Spotlight on Chuck Benningfield – “Share a Box of Donuts”

Our Spotlight on Members recognizes Chuck Benningfield this month.  Chuck is COO/President of McIntosh Corporation in Tulsa, Oklahoma. McIntosh is a prominent mechanical contractor providing HVAC & plumbing, TAB, commissioning, and a variety of related services in Oklahoma. The Southwest Chapter asked Chuck to talk about his involvement in the BCxA. In addition to his advice […]

What Your BCxA Board Does for You

The elected members of the BCxA Board of Directors include 13 voting members and the non-voting immediate past president, making up 5 Executive Committee members and 9 Directors-at-Large. Unlike most private sector boards, the BCxA Board is made up of association members who understand the nature and business of commissioning. Upon taking office, all Board […]

BCxA Announces Keynote Speaker – Major General Mike Walsh, (Retired)

  BCxA is pleased to announce that Major General Michael Walsh (retired), an expert in resource management, resiliency and emergency response, will provide the keynote address at the BCxA’s commissioning conference October 15-17, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Walsh, Executive Vice President/Resilience Solutions Group Manager for Dewberry, is the director of water resources and coastal […]

CCP / CCF Congratulations: April, May, & June 2018

BCCB would like to congratulate to the following individuals and organizations for achieving Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) and Certified Commissioning Firm (CCF) designation. These individuals and firms join the ranks of the most qualified commissioning providers in the industry. Great work! CCP / CCF Congratulations: April 2018 New CCPs Andrew J. Bennett, SystemWorks LLC, Des […]

RESOURCES: BCxA/LBNL VALUE OF CX STUDY UPDATE!

By Tom Poeling, PE, CEM, CCP, US Engineering Company BCxA International Board Member BCxA is collaborating with Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) to update the 2009 Evan Mills study on the value of building commissioning.  The mission is to maintain the relevance of the premier resource on commissioning cost and benefit for commercial buildings. The […]

CX CASE STUDY: MBCx TO OPTIMIZE SAVINGS, PERFORMANCE

Building type: Multi-tenant Office Gross floor area: 2,480,000 square feet Total buildings: 2 Energy Savings since installation of EMIS: 9% whole building energy savings MBCx Service provider: Sieben Energy Associates EMIS Tools: SkySpark by SkyFoundry and Business Energy Analyzer by ComEd Tishman Speyer, property owner and property manager of The Franklin in downtown Chicago, was […]

FROM THE FIELD: “Everything Looked Fine at First Glance”

Molly H. Dee, CEA, LEED GA, WELL AP, CPHC, is a Senior Project Engineer in the commissioning services group of Jaros, Baum & Bolles (JB&B) of New York City. JB&B is a corporate BCxA member whose Director of Commissioning, Ryan Lean, serves on the BCxA International Board of Directors. Molly and Ryan worked on a […]