Get Ahead of Technology Transitions – DOE Commercialization Projects

Building technology research and transitioning to commercial applications is accelerating. Last week, the U.S. DOE announced more than $20.1 million in federal funding for 58 projects, supported by their Office of Technology Transitions Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF). Some of the projects are specific to EERE’s Building Technologies Office and may affect commissioning trends and tools. […]

NEEA Cx 2019 Report – Long Term Monitoring and Tracking (LTMT)

The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), which provided original funding to help start the BCxA years ago, and its consultant The Cadmus Group (a BCxA corporate member), conducted its annual commissioning market study of the NW region (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana). The Long Term Monitoring and Tracking (LTMT) survey enables NEEA to track and […]

Spotlight: Marcus Myers

“Every time I can help make things better it’s a reward.” “Years ago, I didn’t know I was doing commissioning,” says Marcus Myers, CxA, CEM, LEED® AP, AIA Associate, LFA, and BCxA Southwest Chapter Board member. “I worked construction starting when I was 14 years old, later had my own business doing home renovation. Now, […]

Congratulations, Rachel Rueckert, PE – “Notable Woman in Construction and Design”

Reprinted from the Milwaukee Business Times feature, “Notable Women in Construction and Design.” BCxA member and Central Chapter President-Elect Rachel Rueckert is a partner and senior commissioning provider with Brookfield, WI-based Ring & DuChateau Consulting Engineers. She joined the firm’s commissioning group as a commissioning provider and department co-leader in 2010, and was named a […]

2020 BCxA (Virtual) Annual Conference Invite

By Craig Hawkins, a BCxA Founder Many of us were looking forward to engaging and networking at the BCxA Annual Conference, originally scheduled for late September in Phoenix, AZ. However, there’s been a “slight change in plans.” Like many gatherings in 2020, the Conference has gone virtual! So, you might ask, “What does this mean […]

Clearing the Air for Owners – Reopening: A Critical Cx Skill Set

By Dan Forino, BCxA President One of the questions we’re asked again and again since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic is, “how do I know it is safe to return to work?” As it turns out, Commissioning Providers (CxPs) have an advantageous skill set to help owners and Operators assess the situation, and support […]