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BCxA Annual Conference: Post-Script – Brutally Honest Letter to a Speaker

By Lyn Gomes, P.E., CCP, LEED AP, CLCATT, BCxA Conference Chair kW Engineering Brutal honesty: I attended your conference presentation because I had to (room monitor/moderator). BUT I’m really glad I did. And yes, I don’t do high-rises. I got a lot out of it anyway (3 pages of notes for a 1 hour presentation!) […]

THE VALUE OF COMMISSIONING: Evaluation, Results and Drivers

We all know there is value in commissioning, but HOW MUCH? The BCxA has collaborated with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) over the past year to conduct two surveys – “market issues” and “building project data.” The purpose of this project is to update the findings of the Evan Mills 2009 study to reflect today’s […]

“Top Gun” Commissioning

By John D. Villani, PE CCP, BCxA President Vice President, Grumman|Butkus Associates In the battle against the pickup truck and drive-by commissioning process that we have discussed at length around commoditization of the commissioning industry, I would like to share another approach: “Top Gun” Commissioning! Ladies and Gentlemen, you are the top 1 percent of all […]

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 […]