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The Lists Are Out: ENR 2019

The ENR 2019 top 500 design firms and top 400 contractors were announced recently. Do you provide commissioning services for them? Here are the top 10: 2019               2018               DESIGN FIRM                                                        FIRM TYPE 1                      1                      JACOBS, Dallas, Texas                                      […]

2019 EE Sector Job Trends

The U.S. Energy and Employment Report, produced annually by National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) and Energy Futures Initiative (EFI), identifies important trends and skill sets for the energy workforce. For 2019, employers report a projected aggregate growth rate for energy efficiency employment of nearly 8%. Construction employers, in particular, report expect energy efficiency […]

ACP / CCP / CCF Congratulations: March 2019

BCCB would like to congratulate to the following individuals and organizations for achieving Associate Commissioning Professional (ACP), 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! ACP / CCP / CCF Congratulations New ACPs Wesley Emerson […]

Healthcare facilities: pressurization design and commissioning

Architects and engineers are encouraged to attend a panel discussion of professional engineers experienced in the design and commissioning of pressurization requirements in healthcare facilities, the AIA Healthcare Knowledge Community April Design Dialogue on Tuesday, April 9th at 5:30pm. Sponsored by BCxA Corporate Member Grumman/Butkus and hosted by SmithGroup, the presentation is free of charge […]

BCxA Northeast: building award winners!

Congratulations to the Northeast Chapter’s 2018 Building Project Award winners, announced at their Annual Meeting in January! The awards are given to both the commissioning firm and project owner to receive recognition for their focus on improving building performance through the commissioning process. New Construction Cx: NY Presbyterian Hospital – David H. Koch Center Owner: […]

ACP / CCP / CCF Congratulations: February 2019

BCCB would like to congratulate to the following individuals and organizations for achieving Associate Commissioning Professional (ACP), 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! ACP / CCP / CCF Congratulations New ACPs Adam Tischner, […]

BCxA Panel at AEI April Conference

BCxA is proud to be a Cooperating Organization of the AEI 2019 Conference, April 3-6 in Tysons, Virginia. The theme of the conference is Integrated Building Solutions – The National Agenda. In partnership with The Pennsylvania State University, the Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) is holding its 8th Biennial Professional Conference. BCxA’s Executive Director, Liz Fischer, […]

ACP / CCP / CCF Congratulations: January 2019

BCCB would like to congratulate to the following individuals and organizations for achieving Associate Commissioning Professional (ACP), 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! ACP / CCP / CCF Congratulations New ACPs Nicholas M. […]

Letter from President Poeling

BCxA Members and Partners: Happy 2019!  I am honored and excited to serve you as the Building Commissioning Association’s President this year. Just so you know a little about my background, I spent 20 years as an energy efficiency consultant and a commissioning provider.  About 5 years ago, I took a position with a large […]

Project Haystack “Connections”

Project Haystack, which is partnering with ASHRAE to develop naming conventions for the proposed ASHRAE Standard 223P: “Designation and Classification of Semantic Tags for Building Data,” recently published its 62-page quarterly, “Connections.” An article by Marc Petock describes how to develop a data management plan for accurate building performance analytics, with guidance for collection, sorting […]