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, […]

BCxA Spotlight: David Guberud – Challenges, Thrills, Advice and Lessons Learned

You can tell just by talking with Dave Guberud that he is technical, smart, playful – and generous with his wisdom. “I’m known to be very approachable,” he says. “One of my core personal credos is that I try hard to share my knowledge for the greater good.” And that’s what he does, every day. […]

Newly Elected BCxA International Board Officers

Greet Your New Leaders! Let’s extend hearty congratulations to the 2019 Building Commissioning Association’s newly elected officers of the International Board of Directors (IBOD). Tom Poeling, President. Director of Energy Solutions – U.S. Engineering Company Dan Forino, PE, CCP, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, President-Elect. Regional Director – Horizon Engineering Associates, LLP Candice Rogers, CCP, CxA, LEED AP, […]

BCxA Election Results

Congratulations to the 2019 BCxA’s newly elected (or re-elected) members of the International Board and the Chapter Boards of Directors. All terms begin January 1, 2019. We are pleased to announce your new representatives: International Board of Directors Lyn Gomes kW Engineering Michael Dooley AKF Geremy Wolff McKinstry California Chapter: 3-Year Term James Anderton Salas […]

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 […]


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 […]


By Ryan Lean, Membership Committee Chair People have a tendency to miss seeing objects when their size is inconsistent with their surroundings, according to a study published in 2017. Expectations dramatically affect our ability to notice what’s around us. I found this study very interesting in relation to the value question we always ask ourselves […]

BCxA’s “Magnificent Seven” – 20 Years and Counting!

Twenty years ago, six men and one woman, mostly competitors, joined together to establish an association for the advancement of a fledgling building quality practice called commissioning. The Building Commissioning Association, then just a concept, was born – not without friendly debate, and eventually not without funding support from PECI and the Northwest Energy Efficiency […]

Hello 2018! From BCxA’s New President, John Villani

Dear BCxA Members and Associates, I am very honored and humbled to step into the role of BCxA’s President – joining past leaders such as Bruce Pitts, Bill McMullen, Mark Miller, Ed Faircloth, Carl Lundstrom, Mike English, and Michael Weiss, as well as commissioning industry giants like Craig Hawkins, Karl Stum, and David Sellers. I […]