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Final(ly)! LBNL/BCxA Cx Costs and Savings – 2004/2008/2018, 1500 North American Buildings

We are pleased to announce that on August 27th Elsevier (Science Direct) published the peer-reviewed final paper, Building Commissioning Costs and Savings Across Three Decades and 1500 North American Buildings. This paper is the result of a two-year collaborative effort between Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and the Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) to acquire, analyze […]

New USC Master’s Program – Advanced Design and Construction Technology (ADCT)

To prepare engineers and other professionals for the technology- and data-driven future of construction, the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering has launched a new master’s program in Advanced Design and Construction Technology (ADCT), one of a handful of schools offering graduate studies in the field, such as Arizona State University’s online master’s […]

EMIS Field Evaluation Protocol – Now Available for Use

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Smart Energy Analytics Campaign is coming to a close after four years. During this Campaign, supported by the BCxA as an Organizing Partner, LBNL has developed a more consistent, standardized approach, “Field Evaluation Protocol v2.0,” for Energy Management and Information Systems (EMIS). EMIS are combined hardware and software products that […]

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 […]

Remember Airplanes? BCxA’s Tracey Jumper Awarded CSE 40 Under 40!

It’s exciting to see that Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) selected BCxA International Board member Tracey Jumper as a winner of the “40 Under 40” competition. A short bio, along with her photo, are available in CSE’s digital magazine on page 14. We thought you’d also want to know that they left out two very important things […]

What Are You Doing Today? BCxA Career-Worthy Activities

Now is a good time to take a breath and think long-term about your career path, or investing in your employees’ knowledge and skills One great feature of BCxA membership is the opportunity to access tools that enhance your value to clients, colleagues and yourselves. If you’re working remotely (and even if you’re not), take […]

Building Commissioning Certification Board – Newly Elected Board Members

Congratulations to the 2020 BCCB newly elected (or re-elected) members of the Building Commissioning Certification Board! Election results include: Derek Cheung, P.Eng., CCP, CBCP, CMVP, LEED Green Associate Dwight L. Gray, PE, CCP Kyle Hertenstein, PE, CCP Adam Mangrich, PE, CCP Amir Tarazy, P.Eng; CEM, CCP; BCxP; GGP; LEED AP BD+C To learn about each […]

New Year, New Decade – New Leaders

Greet Your new BCxA leaders, and extend hearty congratulations to the 2020 Building Commissioning Association’s officers of the International Board of Directors (IBOD). BCxA President, Dan Forino, PE, CCP, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, Regional Director – Horizon Engineering Associates, LLP President-Elect, Ryan S. Lean, PE, LEED AP, CCP, WELL AP, Associate Partner – Jaros, […]

BCxA Election Results – Newly-Elected Board Members

Congratulations to the 2020 BCxA’s newly elected (or re-elected) members of the International Board and the Chapter Boards of Directors. We are pleased to announce your new representatives: International Board of Directors BCxA members voted for two new International Board members. IBOD positions are for a three-year term beginning in January 2020. Russell Feery Engineering […]

Be Part of NEEA’s Paid NW Cx Survey: Your Response = $150 Visa Gift Card

The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), which provided funding to help start the BCxA more than 20 years ago, is conducting its 8th annual commissioning market study of the NW region (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana). The survey enables NEEA to track and report on total Cx square footage for the region and by state, […]